National Newswatch

Trudeau acknowledges global turmoil is making Canadians anxious, fearful

Jan 18 2019 — Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press — SHERBROOKE, Que. — Justin Trudeau acknowledged Friday that Canadians are anxious about the upheavals occurring around the globe — with Canada recently seeming to have become the world's favourite punching bag. The prime minister insisted the best way to allay those fears is to stick to his government's plan for improving the lot of middle-class Canadians. But those anxieties could make […]

Montreal MP Lametti becomes justice minister as Trudeau shuffles cabinet

Jan 14 2019 — Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejigged his cabinet Monday, adding two new faces and a new portfolio — and rewarding competence and friendship. However, it was his decision to move Jody Wilson-Raybould that was all the talk in political circles, despite Trudeau's insistence that her shift from the senior justice portfolio to the junior veterans affairs post was not a demotion. […]

Montreal MP Lametti becomes justice minister as Trudeau shuffles cabinet

Jan 14 2019 — Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejigged his cabinet Monday, adding two new faces and a new portfolio — and rewarding competence and friendship. However, it was his decision to move Jody Wilson-Raybould that was all the talk in political circles, despite Trudeau's insistence that her shift from the senior justice portfolio to the junior veterans affairs post was not a demotion. […]

Trudeau to move fewest possible ministers to fill void left by Brison departure

Jan 11 2019 — Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Monday's cabinet shuffle is expected to be very small, involving the fewest possible number of changes needed to fill the void left by veteran Nova Scotia MP Scott Brison's resignation from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's front bench. It will not, however, simply be a matter of plugging one hole. Brison's departure creates two gaps in the cabinet lineup […]

Trudeau to move fewest possible ministers to fill void left by Brison departure

Jan 11 2019 — Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Monday's cabinet shuffle is expected to be very small, involving the fewest possible number of changes needed to fill the void left by veteran Nova Scotia MP Scott Brison's resignation from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's front bench. It will not, however, simply be a matter of plugging one hole. Brison's departure creates two gaps in the cabinet lineup […]