National Newswatch

Trudeau gathers his caucus in Saskatoon as political storm clouds gather

Sep 11 2018 — David Akin — A dozen members of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet hit the province of Saskatchewan on Tuesday in an unprecedented, all-out blitz of publicity events ahead of a two-day Liberal caucus meeting in Saskatoon, a city that last elected a Liberal MP in 1993. Liberals are gathering as NAFTA negotiations hang in the balance, with the […]

Trudeau caps 10-days of pork barrelling in vacant Quebec riding

May 10 2018 — David Akin — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday a $60-million injection of federal funds into a new organization with will develop advanced aluminum manufacturing techniques, an announcement that is likely to benefit voters in a vacant Quebec riding where Trudeau is widely expected to call a by-election as soon as this weekend.