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Senate Republicans block voting rights bill, Democrats look to change filibuster rule
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Cruz’s Nord Stream 2 sanctions bill fails in U.S. Senate
u.s. politics
Biden voting rights push scuttled by Democrats Kyrsten Sinema, Joe Manchin
advisor news
Are you protecting your team’s right to disconnect from work?
analysis
Biden vows to end filibuster ahead of voting rights bills ‘that will mark a turning point’ in U.S. history
David Shribman
David Shribman
report on business
COVID-19 pandemic puts ‘right to disconnect’ in spotlight as provinces inch toward policies
world
U.S. President Joe Biden signs $770 billion defence bill
u.s. politics
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin slams door on Joe Biden’s $1.75-trillion investment bill
canada
Senators pass pandemic aid bill after MPs leave for winter break
world
Congress approves US$2.5-trillion debt limit increase, sending it to Biden
your practice
COVID-19, Rogers feud highlight need for family business estate planning
world
U.S. Senate passes Republican bill to overturn Biden vaccine mandate
report on business
Gap reaches settlement with CRTC to pay $200,000 penalty over allegations it violated anti-spam rules
politics
Senate gives speedy passage to bill banning conversion therapy in Canada
politics
Liberals table bill that would repeal mandatory minimums for some drug, gun crimes
the decibel
Gun laws 32 years after the École Polytechnique mass shooting
politics
Surprise Conservative motion sends conversion therapy ban bill through Commons
opinion
A House united fully backs ban on conversion therapy, making life a bit safer for sexual and gender minorities in Canada
John Ibbitson
John Ibbitson
politics
Liberals reintroduce bill to ban conversion therapy
canada
’This will always be a fight’: Women push for changes to Sask. labour law around sexual harassment
world
Majority of Swiss voters approve COVID-19 restrictions as infections rise
world
Australia to introduce new laws to force social-media giants to unmask online trolls
canada
‘This will always be a fight:’ Women push to change the way Saskatchewan handles workplace sexual harassment
politics
Ottawa moves to criminalize intimidation of health care workers; introduces 10 sick days for federally regulated workers
world
New legislation in U.K. to see charge points for electric vehicles in new buildings
politics
Trudeau wins no concessions on Buy America from Biden
canada
B.C. proposes zones around hospitals and schools in response to COVID-19 protests
world
U.S. President Joe Biden signs US$1-trillion infrastructure bill into law
world
U.S. Republicans push for decriminalization of marijuana at the federal level
politics
NDP will take vote-by-vote approach in minority Parliament, Singh says
analysis
Mired in disputes, Democrats risk further election losses
David Shribman
David Shribman
canada
B.C. to introduce ‘cooling off’ period legislation for real estate
canada
Alberta introduces bill to upgrade thousands of kilometres of nature trails
canada
Ontario’s proposed long-term care fines ‘toothless,’ critics say
opinion
B.C. government’s proposed freedom-of-information changes are cynical and self-serving
Gary Mason
Gary Mason