National Newswatch

Tory candidate says he apologized for letter urging people to dress ‘more modestly’ to avoid rape

Oct 10 2019 — Amanda Connolly — A federal Conservative candidate in Ontario says he has apologized over a 2013 letter he wrote in his local newspaper urging people to consider “dressing more modestly” to avoid being raped, saying he has since learned what a victim wears “doesn’t matter.” Tim Durkin, Tory candidate for Bay of Quinte, wrote the letter published in […]

Wilson-Raybould claimed $125K in spousal travel expenses during Trudeau mandate

Sep 10 2019 — Amanda Connolly — Canadians have paid more than $125,000 over the last four years flying the spouse of former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould back and forth across the country under the government’s designated traveller program. A Global News probe of MP expenditures and claims through the program revealed Wilson-Raybould claimed more than any of her former cabinet colleagues […]