National Newswatch

Third-party buys billboard to promote Bernier’s anti-mass immigration stance

Aug 23 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Billboards with Maxime Bernier's face and a slogan advocating against mass immigration cropped up Friday in several major Canadian cities. The ads, which were seen in Halifax, Regina and Vancouver, prompt people to vote for the People's Party of Canada and read "Say NO to Mass Immigration." A third-party advertising group, True North Strong & Free Advertising Corp., […]

Third-party buys billboard to promote Bernier’s anti-mass immigration stance

Aug 23 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Billboards with Maxime Bernier's face and a slogan advocating against mass immigration cropped up Friday in several major Canadian cities. The ads, which were seen in Halifax, Regina and Vancouver, prompt people to vote for the People's Party of Canada and read "Say NO to Mass Immigration." A third-party advertising group, True North Strong & Free Advertising Corp., […]

Third-party buys billboard to promote Bernier’s anti-mass immigration stance

Aug 23 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Billboards with Maxime Bernier's face and a slogan advocating against mass immigration cropped up Friday in several major Canadian cities. The ads, which were seen in Halifax, Regina and Vancouver, prompt people to vote for the People's Party of Canada and read "Say NO to Mass Immigration." A third-party advertising group, True North Strong & Free Advertising Corp., […]

Leaders, moderators confirmed for 2019 English, French debates

Aug 20 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Five party leaders have confirmed they will participate in two major televised election debates in October, the media group producing the events announced Tuesday.  The Canadian Debate Production Partnership said Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, the NDP's Jagmeet Singh, Green party Leader Elizabeth May and the Bloc Quebecois' Yves-Francois Blanchet will all […]

Leaders, moderators confirmed for 2019 English, French debates

Aug 20 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Five party leaders have confirmed they will participate in two major televised election debates in October, the media group producing the events announced Tuesday.  The Canadian Debate Production Partnership said Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, the NDP's Jagmeet Singh, Green party Leader Elizabeth May and the Bloc Quebecois' Yves-Francois Blanchet will all […]

Leaders, moderators confirmed for 2019 English, French debates

Aug 20 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Five party leaders have confirmed they will participate in two major televised election debates in October, the media group producing the events announced Tuesday.  The Canadian Debate Production Partnership said Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, the NDP's Jagmeet Singh, Green party Leader Elizabeth May and the Bloc Quebecois' Yves-Francois Blanchet will all […]

At unveiling of memorial to democracy activist, fears of crackdown in Hong Kong

Aug 13 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prominent human rights activists and Chinese political dissidents warned Tuesday about the potential for a brutal crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong. People in Hong Kong have taken to the streets in massive demonstrations since June, initially to protest a law concerning extradition. But the protests have increasingly called for democratic reform in the territory. Protesters […]

At unveiling of memorial to democracy activist, fears of crackdown in Hong Kong

Aug 13 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prominent human rights activists and Chinese political dissidents warned Tuesday about the potential for a brutal crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong. People in Hong Kong have taken to the streets in massive demonstrations since June, initially to protest a law concerning extradition. But the protests have increasingly called for democratic reform in the territory. Protesters […]

At unveiling of memorial to democracy activist, fears of crackdown in Hong Kong

Aug 13 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prominent human rights activists and Chinese political dissidents warned Tuesday about the potential for a brutal crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong. People in Hong Kong have taken to the streets in massive demonstrations since June, initially to protest a law concerning extradition. But the protests have increasingly called for democratic reform in the territory. Protesters […]

Two Conservative riding associations return event proceeds to donors

Aug 13 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A pair of Conservative campaigns that were forced to refund the proceeds from two separate fundraising events earlier this year say Canada's new political financing law should not be applied retroactively. Two Ontario riding associations returned proceeds from the January events — one attended by Conservative deputy leader Lisa Raitt in Mississauga—Streetsville, the other […]

Two Conservative riding associations return event proceeds to donors

Aug 13 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A pair of Conservative campaigns that were forced to refund the proceeds from two separate fundraising events earlier this year say Canada's new political financing law should not be applied retroactively. Two Ontario riding associations returned proceeds from the January events — one attended by Conservative deputy leader Lisa Raitt in Mississauga—Streetsville, the other […]

Two Conservative riding associations return event proceeds to donors

Aug 13 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A pair of Conservative campaigns that were forced to refund the proceeds from two separate fundraising events earlier this year say Canada's new political financing law should not be applied retroactively. Two Ontario riding associations returned proceeds from the January events — one attended by Conservative deputy leader Lisa Raitt in Mississauga—Streetsville, the other […]