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Legalizing pot should help Trudeau retain crucial youth vote

The Liberal plan to legalize pot next year will not only make history. It may be key to the governing party’s chances of re-election in 2019. Polling data that surfaced after the 2015 election suggests that the youth vote strongly contributed to the Liberals’ majority win at the ballot box. Millennials reportedly turned up at the ballot box in “unprecedented” numbers.
Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, United Nations Headquarters, New York City,

Follow the money

John Bennett questions Canada Pension Plan investments in coal assets - think Rio Tinto - when the government is on the global stage championing the transition from coal to a low-carbon future.