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Conservatives block Elizabeth May from asking a question on C51, even when NDP gave up one of their speaking slots.
And the leaders of three political parties just hugged. Because Canada.
Hilarious. Public Safety has redacted the "of Canada" in "Government of Canada" in my latest ATI package, citing ministerial advice.
Our Sun colleagues are accredited members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, and are entitled to ask whatever questions they want.
This is gigantic. Supreme Court unanimously rules police need a warrant for telecom subscriber info. http://thechronicleherald.ca/canada/1214552-police-need-warrant-for-telecom-data-supreme-court-of-canada-rules#.U5sDJ3tWl4M.twitter … #cdnpoli
Also of note: @the_intercept has the so-called "Black Budget" for US intelligence agencies. https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/03/10/ispy-cia-campaign-steal-apples-secrets/ …
Ex-CIA spy, when @alex_panetta told him there's no intelligence oversight in Canada: "You're kidding me." http://www.nationalnewswatch.com/2015/04/06/cia-ex-spy-on-canadas-intelligence-safeguards-youre-kidding-me/#.VSL7rbeCOrV … #cdnpoli
I was going to get into this NYT article about downtown Ottawa getting hip but their first example was Wine Rack. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/18/travel/a-sleepy-ottawa-neighborhood-wakes-up.html?_r=0 …
Star Media Group press release: Metro papers in Regina, Saskatoon, and London to close on Friday.
This @chantalhbert column on what the Hill was like when she got here is pretty horrifying. http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2014/11/05/allegations_suggest_old_habits_die_hard_on_parliament_hill_hbert.html …
I like the idea that Parliament can pass a law telling media organizations how political parties get to use their content. That seems safe.
I don't know what team name your going to go with, Washington, but REDBLACKS is *taken*.
British spy agency intercepted emails to and from journalists, listed investigative journos as threats. http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jan/19/gchq-intercepted-emails-journalists-ny-times-bbc-guardian-le-monde-reuters-nbc-washington-post …
Beyond parody: my latest access to info request censored paragraphs in a press release as they're considered "advice" to the minister.
After 35 years, federal government cuts program employing 50 developmentally disabled workers in Ottawa. http://ottawacitizen.com/storyline/after-35-years-federal-government-takes-jobs-from-developmentally-disabled-workers#smartphone … #cdnpoli
Federal politics reporter, Toronto Star. Late of Nova Scotia. aboutilier (at) thestar (dot) ca. PGP: http://tinyurl.com/okqoekq
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