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CPAC Today in Politics - June 20, 2018

6/20/2018
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The Senate passes the government's cannabis legislation. Donald Trump continues his attacks on Canada. And the immigration minister defends the safe third country agreement with the United States.

Duration:00:14:16

CPAC Today in Politics - June 19, 2018

6/19/2018
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The Conservatives win a by-election in Quebec. The Prime Minister says his government will lead by example, as the Trump administration separates children from their parents at the US border. And the federal government's bill to legalize recreational cannabis heads back to the Senate.

Duration:00:13:34

CPAC Today in Politics - June 18, 2018

6/18/2018
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There's a lot at stake today in what has been a fiercely contested by-election in Quebec. What is Canada's next move in the escalating trade battle with the US? And will the government extend this session of Parliament in order to pass marijuana legislation?

Duration:00:13:44

CPAC Today in Politics - June 15, 2018

6/15/2018
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Parliament sits through the night as the Conservatives press the government on carbon pricing. As Canada faces a new obstacle to free trade with Europe, the foreign affairs minister says NAFTA negotiations will continue through the summer. And the ethics commissioner says MPs should not disclose their complaints to the media.

Duration:00:14:13

CPAC Today in Politics - June 14, 2018

6/14/2018
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On a visit to Washington, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland pushes back against American tariffs and rhetoric. The government rejects many of the Senate's amendments to the marijuana bill. And just ahead of a by-election, all of the federal leaders campaign in a Quebec riding.

Duration:00:13:41

CPAC Today in Politics - June 13, 2018

6/13/2018
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The prime minister offers cautious support for Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong-un. The government downplays Trump's verbal assaults on Justin Trudeau. And Ontario premier-designate Doug Ford will meet with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland on NAFTA.

Duration:00:14:52

CPAC Today in Politics - June 12, 2018

6/12/2018
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After the summit with Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump says Canadians will pay a price for Justin Trudeau's criticisms. MPs from all parties join together to condemn American tariffs and attacks. And the government continues to consider its options for the amended marijuana legislation.

Duration:00:13:48

CPAC Today in Politics - June 11, 2018

6/11/2018
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The government responds to attacks from Donald Trump and his advisers, who claim Justin Trudeau stabbed the US president in the back. Has the fractious end to the G7 summit hurt the NAFTA negotiations? What's next for federal-provincial relations as Doug Ford assembles his government?

Duration:00:14:50

CPAC Today in Politics - June 8, 2018

6/8/2018
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Ontario voters elect a Progressive Conservative majority government led by Doug Ford. One day before flying to Quebec for the G7, Donald Trump lashes out at Prime Minister Trudeau on Twitter. The Senate passes an amended bill to legalize marijuana in Canada, but the work's not done yet.

Duration:00:13:33

CPAC Today in Politics - June 7, 2018

6/7/2018
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As the debate over tariffs continues, reports say Donald Trump invoked the War of 1812 in a conversation with Justin Trudeau. The prime minister welcomes the French President to Canada ahead of this weekend's G7 summit. And polls suggest Doug Ford is about to become premier of Ontario.

Duration:00:14:16

CPAC Today in Politics - June 6, 2018

6/6/2018
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The Trump administration says it wants bilateral trade deals instead of a renegotiated NAFTA. The Prime Minister travels to Western Canada to try to shore up support for the Trans Mountain pipeline. And with the polls showing a dead heat in the Ontario election, Doug Ford says he will fight a lawsuit by his sister-in-law in court.

Duration:00:14:28

CPAC Today in Politics - June 5, 2018

6/5/2018
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Canadian steel producers urge the prime minister to take immediate retaliation against the US. The Liberals extend debate on their 246-page election bill. And two Conservative MPs face criticism for celebrating after voting against a bill about the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Duration:00:08:48

CPAC Today in Politics - June 4, 2018

6/4/2018
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In an American network interview, the prime minister has some strong words for Donald Trump's trade policies. Amid the furor over tariffs and the prospect of a trade war, Canada gets ready to host the G7. And Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne concedes defeat but says no other party should be given a majority.

Duration:00:14:08

CPAC Today in Politics - June 1, 2018

6/1/2018
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Canada prepares to impose its own tariffs on American imports. What's next for NAFTA talks, after the U.S. Vice-President insisted the prime minister agree to a five-year "sunset clause" in a new agreement? And the national security committee produces a report on the prime minister's trip to India.

Duration:00:13:38

CPAC Today in Politics - May 31, 2018

5/31/2018
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Canada prepares for the threat of steel and aluminum tariffs from the United States. The Finance Minister say potential buyers are interested in Trans Mountain. And what are the government's plans for the G7 summit next week in Quebec?

Duration:00:14:22

CPAC Today in Politics - May 30, 2018

5/30/2018
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BC's Premier isn't backing down, despite the Federal Government's announcement that it will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline. The government responds to another highly critical report on the Phoenix Pay System. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland hints at retaliation if the United States proceeds with tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Duration:00:15:10

CPAC Today in Politics - May 29, 2018

5/29/2018
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The federal government prepares to announce its plans for the Trans Mountain pipeline. The opposition continues to question what the government will do to stop illegal border crossings. And a new poll puts the Conservatives ahead of the Liberals for the first time since 2015.

Duration:00:14:13

CPAC Today in Politics - May 28, 2018

5/28/2018
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With a deadline approaching in just a few days, what steps will the federal government take to save the Trans Mountain pipeline? One year after becoming Conservative leader, is Andrew Scheer positioning the party well for the next election? In the final leadership debate of the Ontario election, the other leaders take aim at the perceived front-runner, the NDP's Andrea Horwath.

Duration:00:14:41

CPAC Today in Politics - May 25, 2018

5/25/2018
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The Prime Minister says he's disappointed that the summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un has been cancelled. With NAFTA talks stalled, the Trump administration explores the possibility of tariffs on auto imports. Alberta opposition leader Jason Kenney says he regrets his personal attack on the prime minister, but argues the federal government could respond more forcefully against BC's opposition to pipelines.

Duration:00:14:02

CPAC Today in Politics - May 24, 2018

5/24/2018
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The federal government blocks a bid from a Chinese company to buy a Canadian construction giant. Donald Trump calls Canada spoiled and difficult when it comes to NAFTA. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh sides with British Columbia in the pipeline dispute.

Duration:00:13:10