Jun 5 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — If the cost of getting the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline built costs the Liberals support in the upcoming election, so be it. In an interview with Global National’s Dawna Friesen on Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said while he no longer views federal legislation as a compelling means of pushing forward progress on the pipeline, […]
Jun 5 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump meet at the G7 Summit later this week, it will be the first time they have spoken since the latter slapped steep new tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum under widely panned “national security” fears.
May 22 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Details on how a Liberal MP wants the government to decriminalize payments for surrogacy and human reproductive material are set to be unveiled next week. According to a listing posted on the House of Commons notice paper, Montreal MP Anthony Housefather will table An Act to amend the Assisted Human Reproduction Act on May 29 […]
May 15 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Canada either was — or was not — invited to the big ceremony in Jerusalem earlier this week. It seems Canadian diplomats were invited to some sort of ceremony in Jerusalem. The problem is there is a bit of confusion about which event members from Canada’s diplomatic mission were actually invited to attend.
May 7 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — The Liberals are open to adding sharper teeth to new rules proposed last week that privacy advocates describe as “a joke” because of their lack of enforcement powers. A proposal in new legislation to overhaul Canadian election rules will force political parties to publish their privacy policies around how they use information collected about Canadian […]
May 3 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — The Pentagon banned the sale of Huawei and ZTE phones on military bases on Wednesday and while the devices are not sold on Canadian bases, federal officials are saying little about whether they share American fears the devices could be used to spy on soldiers.
Apr 22 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — The Kinder Morgan pipeline battle is tearing at the seams of the vision of Canada pursued by the Fathers of Confederation, says Jason Kenney, the leader of Alberta’s United Conservative Party. For months, the future of the proposed pipeline expansion has only grown hazier as tensions and tempers grow more fraught over attempts by British […]
Apr 22 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — There’s no need to fear a split in progressive voters will hand Doug Ford an easy victory in the upcoming Ontario election, says provincial NDP Leader Andrea Horwath. That’s because she says voters have already made up their minds not to vote for Premier Kathleen Wynne.
Apr 9 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — The second-in-command of the Canadian military is set to appear in person at the Ottawa courthouse Tuesday morning with his lawyer, Marie Henein, in a controversial case that has sent shock waves through the military and defence community over the past year.
Apr 9 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the decision by Kinder Morgan to halt all non-essential work and related spending on its Trans Mountain pipeline in the face of continued opposition to its construction is a “devastating” blow to the Canadian energy sector.
Apr 5 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — A senior foreign service official warned a Canadian ambassador who tweeted his praise of the “pleasing” beaches of Myanmar that the photo might be taken the wrong way given many Canadians back home were in the middle of a cold snap — not because of the ongoing campaign of sexual violence and brutality against the […]