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May Survives No Confidence Vote Over Brexit Woes

"The May loyalists are seeing the result as an almighty victory that embarrasses the “extremist” Tory backbenchers hellbent on a “hard” Brexit. These Brexiteers do not share that opinion. They feel it is but further embarrassment for the PM."
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China, What The Hell Is Your Problem This Week?

This weeks roundup will be full focused on China as its been the centerpiece of news this past week. An ex-Canadian diplomat, Michael Kovrig...
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Yellow Vest Movement: What Libertarians Need To Know About France

"France decided to announce a gas tax in an attempt to roll out a greener economic policy. New taxes? Revolution? It’s a Libertarian’s dream scenario, right?! There’s only one problem, a lot of the people in France are standing up against the government, and demanding more government."

China’s Threats, Antifa Violence, & A Mostly Empty Meeting

"This week on the Canadian news roundup: Violence breaks out at a protest in Ottawa over the Trudeau's plans with the U.N., China makes threats over the apprehension of Huawei executive, and the first ministers meeting resulted in... a whole lot of nothing."

Brexit Debate Continues: Have The Brexiteers Lost?

May’s Last-Minute Concessions To The Tory Rebels PM Theresa May has left the door open for some adjustments on the Brexit. “Backstop,” the transitional period....
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US Demands Release Of Two Americans From China

We are following up on a couple of developing stories as well as some new stories this week in Sri Lanka, Japan, and China....

French Language Rally & Oil Woes in East & West

"Welcome back for another dose of news from the Great White North with the Canadian News Roundup. Going forward editions of this particular roundup will be moved to Tuesday rather than Wednesday so you get the news a whole day early! This week we cover Alberta production cuts, French language protests in the capital, and New Brunswick pushing to restart their pipeline."

May Has Two Weeks To Convince Parliament on Deal

"As long as Corbyn doesn’t suggest we have another referendum, I suppose this is something to look forward to. It would have been better to have a Rees-Mogg in the opposing chair though, as Corbyn will see this as a general election campaign opportunity. Regarding the EU, his heart isn’t in one place or another - he will nail May for poor leadership."
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Pakistan Corridor, Missing Photographer, & More

While Asia has seemed to be a constant landscape of human rights violations across countries that are blatantly tyrannical, this week we will see...

GM Closure, First Nations, & The Post Strike

"In Halifax, prominent members of First Nations tribes across Canada met for a special summit on self-governance. The primary focus was on the self-determination of the local Atlantic tribe the Mi'kmaq. Much of the summit focused on the quality of life differences experienced by indigenous tribes and the push for sovereignty for First Nations tribes."

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Malaysia Goes Nationalistic, & Cotton On The Moon

"The news this week is quite spicy compared to other weeks as we’re looking at two things involving China and the passage of a nationalistic law in Malaysia." This week's is a good one!
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Bad Arguments Vol. 30 – “Don’t You Lock Your Door?”

"In my personal opinion, there have been valid and consideration-worthy arguments from both sides...Both sides have their talking points, each of which carries its own weight. The “lock your door” argument is not among them."

Ridesharing Restricted, Canadian To Be Killed, & Shelter Shutdown

Welcome back to the Canadian News Roundup where each week we look at major news from across the Great White North. This week: A...