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Halifax Police Chief Dan Kinsella is proof a fish rots from the head down Kazakhstan President Tokayev announces more democratic reforms Ottawa needs a poverty reduction strategy The humble beginnings of Canada’s professional public service The winnability factor—Charest, Poilievre, Ambrose are the early favourites in the Conservative leadership race President of Kazakhstan delivers on campaign promises

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Halifax Police Chief Dan Kinsella is proof a fish rots from the head down

Halifax Police Chief Dan Kinsella is proof a fish rots from the head down

In November 2019, Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella apologized and acknowledged the systemic institutional racism, discrimination and street checks that have made black men, women, and children fearful of police in Halifax for generations.
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Kazakhstan President Tokayev announces more democratic reforms

Kazakhstan President Tokayev announces more democratic reforms

President Tokayev is writing chapter two of the new Kazakhstan and his moves so far have made him a figure to watch in global politics, as he pushes for steady incremental democratic reforms to ensure the country’s future prosperity.
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Ottawa needs a poverty reduction strategy

Ottawa needs a poverty reduction strategy

Food is arguably the most important item to people. Most obviously, we need to eat to live, to survive, so why is the issue of food missing from the political conversation?
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The humble beginnings of Canada’s professional public service

The humble beginnings of Canada’s professional public service

This begins a three-part series about Canada’s federal public service; its history, evolution, and its current state.
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The winnability factor—Charest, Poilievre, Ambrose are the early favourites in the Conservative leadership race

The winnability factor—Charest, Poilievre, Ambrose are the early favourites in the Conservative leadership race

The most important thing the Conservative Party of Canada must avoid in the 2020 leadership is having a process where a fringe candidate, or outlier, or a one-issue candidate can consume the ballot and win the race by getting thousands of single-issue voters to back them.
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President of Kazakhstan delivers on campaign promises

President of Kazakhstan delivers on campaign promises

As Kazakhstan was celebrating its 28th anniversary of independence earlier this month, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev unveiled new reform initiatives that will profoundly affect the country’s political life and international standings.
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