National Newswatch

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier invited to two broadcast debates

Sep 16 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier secured an invitation Monday to two official leaders' debates in October. The Leaders' Debates Commission, formed by the federal government to organize the two debates, said Bernier's party has a "legitimate" chance of electing members in more than one seat and he therefore qualifies to participate, a […]

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier invited to two broadcast debates

Sep 16 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier secured an invitation Monday to two official leaders' debates in October. The Leaders' Debates Commission, formed by the federal government to organize the two debates, said Bernier's party has a "legitimate" chance of electing members in more than one seat and he therefore qualifies to participate, a […]

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier invited to two broadcast debates

Sep 16 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier secured an invitation Monday to two official leaders' debates in October. The Leaders' Debates Commission, formed by the federal government to organize the two debates, said Bernier's party has a "legitimate" chance of electing members in more than one seat and he therefore qualifies to participate, a […]

Uncertainty over start date, debates ratchet up pre-election angst

Sep 6 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A campaign that could start at any time and a debate schedule that is itself the subject of debate intensified pre-election jitters in Ottawa going into the weekend. Observers are keenly monitoring the schedules and public appearances of MPs, the governor general and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discern when the election call is coming. […]

Uncertainty over start date, debates ratchet up pre-election angst

Sep 6 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A campaign that could start at any time and a debate schedule that is itself the subject of debate intensified pre-election jitters in Ottawa going into the weekend. Observers are keenly monitoring the schedules and public appearances of MPs, the governor general and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discern when the election call is coming. […]

Uncertainty over start date, debates ratchet up pre-election angst

Sep 6 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A campaign that could start at any time and a debate schedule that is itself the subject of debate intensified pre-election jitters in Ottawa going into the weekend. Observers are keenly monitoring the schedules and public appearances of MPs, the governor general and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discern when the election call is coming. […]

Two companies pay $450,000 in fines for illegal donations to federal parties

Aug 29 2019 — Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Two companies have agreed to pay almost $450,000 in fines after admitting they made illegal political donations to both the federal Liberals and Conservatives between 2004 and 2009. Groupe AXOR Inc. acknowledged a senior executive, who is no longer employed with the company, asked some employees and their families to make donations totalling $66,237.60, while offering […]