National Newswatch

Canadian Brigadier-General says ISIS losing grip on territory in Iraq

Mar 24 2017 — Staff — The commander of Joint Task Force-Iraq says the 68 country US-led coalition fighting ISIS has regained 60 per cent of the territory controlled by the terrorist group in Iraq. Brigadier-General Daniel MacIsaac says Operation Impact — the Canadian contribution to the Global Coalition to dismantle and defeat ISIS– is now successfully using surveillance to monitor […]

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Sen. Don Meredith’s new lawyer downplays race card

Mar 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — Don Meredith’s new lawyer says the senator’s race is “not an issue,” following an ethics report over the 52-year-old’s affair with a teenager. The black senator previously stated he believes race “played a role” in the report. Video provided by The Canadian Press

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NDP taking electoral reform fight across country

Mar 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — The NDP is challenging Liberal MPs to debate the issue of electoral reform at town halls across Canada. MP Nathan Cullen has tabled a petition with 130,000 signatures calling on the prime minister to keep his electoral change promise. Video provided by The Canadian Press

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At Issue: 2017 federal budget

Mar 23 2017 — At Issue — Bill Morneau tabled the Trudeau government’s second budget today, and now the At Issue panel examines what’s in it and what’s missing.

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Rona Ambrose, Tom Mulcair slam federal budget

Mar 22 2017 — The Canadian Press — The finance minister has delivered a budget the Liberals say aims to get Canadians ready for a changing world. Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose says the budget shows spending by the Liberals is out of control. Video provided by The Canadian Press