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CBC News - Politics Subscribe to our politics newsletter and CBC News will send you news and analysis of the day from Parliament Hill, every weekday afternoon. | Trudeau's Liberals reach the midway point amid booze-tax brouhaha and Senate suspense | More duties coming, as softwood lumber has potential to 'throw NAFTA off the rails'
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:22:42 EDT
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there is no "Plan B" in the event talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement break down, insisting the trade pact is too beneficial to the Canadian and U.S. economies for it to be terminated.
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:07:37 EDT
Senators have agreed to pass the federal budget bill without amendments, ending the possibility of a standoff between Canada's two Houses of Parliament and paving the way for the politicians' summer break.
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:00:00 EDT
There were questions about the overhaul of national-security laws, Chinese encroachment, and the decision to remove the name of Hector-Louis Langevin from the prime minister's office. But on the last day of the spring sitting, what most animated the House of Commons was the price of booze.
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:00:00 EDT
The other shoe is set to drop for softwood lumber producers Friday as the U.S. Commerce Department is expected to reveal preliminary anti-dumping duties on Canadian imports.