Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, the bureau discusses the the government’s new anti-terror legislation, the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s latest fight for transparency and German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as the most powerful woman in the world.
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The real leader of the free world
Trudeau pitches a handout
A minister’s odd phrasing
A possible end of the omnibus
Our political editor’s live chat
ON THE PBO
DND won’t hand over data