Mar 2 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — If a federal election were held tomorrow, the Conservatives would win. According to a new Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News, public reaction to a recent troubled trip by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to India two weeks ago might be a symptom of a growing problem. Liberals would win 33 per cent of the […]
Feb 26 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer wants to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel if he gets elected as prime minister next year. The news comes in the form of a pledge posted this weekend on the Conservative Party website, which asked supporters to sign up for the party mailing list if they agree that “Jerusalem […]
Feb 22 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Jaspal Atwal, a man convicted of attempted murder and once called a “terrorist” by a Canadian judge, was not vetted before he was added to the guest list of a dinner being held by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau or before attending a public event in which he posed with Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau.
Feb 12 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — As the feud over the Kinder Morgan pipeline in Western Canada continues, Conservatives in Ottawa kicked off debate on a motion calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to table his plans for getting the pipeline built by accusing him of “waiting for the clock to run out” so the project approval eventually dies.
Feb 9 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Dave “Tiger” Williams, the former Toronto Maple Leafs professional hockey player, has been charged with sexual assault and assault after an incident on a military flight during a trip to visit Canadian troops in Latvia. The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service charged Williams with two counts of sexual assault and assault under the Criminal Code […]
Feb 5 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Days after pipeline protesters greeted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ahead of his town hall on Vancouver Island, the federal government has posted a tender to try to lock down two promised emergency towing vessels that can be in the water starting this fall.
Jan 31 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there are several reasons he could choose to not accept a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In an interview with local Winnipeg radio host Geoff Currier of AM680 CJOB, Trudeau was asked whether he is still optimistic that negotiators can reach a deal on NAFTA and whether there […]
Jan 30 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — The Federal Court of Canada has dismissed a request by a group suing the government over changes to the Canada Summer Jobs program for an injunction barring the change from applying to applications submitted this year. In a decision announced Tuesday evening, a judge ruled that the Toronto Right to Life Association did not meet […]
Jan 30 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said there is no rule book on how he will respond to cases of members of the Liberal Party who are accused of sexual misconduct. The comment comes days after former Liberal Sports and Persons with Disabilities Minister Kent Hehr resigned from cabinet over allegations he made inappropriate sexual comments to […]
Jan 25 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Kent Hehr, the Liberal minister for sports and people with disabilities, is being accused of making sexually suggestive comments to female political staffers during his years in the Alberta legislature. Hehr abruptly cancelled a press conference scheduled for Thursday morning after a question posed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by Global News prompted him to […]