National Newswatch

Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith ‘seriously considering’ Ontario Liberal leadership bid

Jun 9 2022 — Christopher Nardi — Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith says he is “seriously considering” running for the Ontario Liberal Party leadership as the party embarks on a rebuild after two devastating provincial election loses. “There’s no question I’m interested in helping to rebuild the party, and I’m seriously looking at the leadership,” Erskine-Smith said in an interview Thursday morning. “All […]

Federal ethics commissioner flooded with emails calling for investigation into WEF conspiracy

Jun 1 2022 — Christopher Nardi — The messages accuse Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and other MPs of being under the shadowy influence of the World Economic Forum. The federal ethics commissioner’s office was flooded with over 1,000 emails, calls, letters and even faxes this winter from people asking it to investigate a conspiracy theory claiming some parliamentarians and Finance Minister Chrystia […]

Pierre Poilievre promises to revive a $14 billion Quebec LNG project the province quashed last year

Apr 26 2022 — Christopher Nardi — Conservative leadership hopeful Pierre Poilievre says that he will revive a natural gas liquefaction project in Quebec that the provincial government quashed last year if he is elected prime minister. “We need to get Canadian oil and gas to market, and that starts with inviting projects unfairly blocked by this government to re-apply for approval,” […]

Governor General’s office inundated by protest supporters demanding the PM be fired

Feb 4 2022 — Christopher Nardi — “Freedom convoy” supporters convinced that the Governor General can dissolve Parliament on a whim have “absolutely inundated” Rideau Hall with calls over the past week, National Post has learned. But instead of the usual calls regarding guided tours, questions about honours bestowed annually to chosen Canadians, or requests to meet with Governor General Mary Simon, […]

O’Toole does about-face on vaccine mandate for MPs in Commons, now says decision ‘infringes’ on their rights

Oct 23 2021 — Christopher Nardi — In an interview Wednesday, O’Toole said he ‘will respect’ the decision to require that MPs be fully vaccinated if they want to sit in the House of Commons in person After first saying that he “will respect” the House of Commons’ internal management committee ruling that MPs need to be fully vaccinated to enter Parliament […]