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A big week in Canadian politics: NDP wins watershed provincial election in Manitoba, House of Commons gets first Black Speaker

As U.S. House Speak­er Kevin McCarthy was being deposed in Wash­ing­ton, D.C., amidst the ugly dys­func­tion of the Repub­li­can Par­ty, pro­gres­sives were scor­ing a pair of real and sym­bol­ic vic­to­ries north of the bor­der in Win­nipeg and Ottawa… achieve­ments in which all Cana­di­ans can take pride.