National Newswatch

Ontario Liberals to elect new leader on March 7

Jun 8 2019 — John Fraser — Ontario’s moribund Liberals will elect a new leader on March 7. But first party members have to determine the method for selecting a chief to lead them into the 2022 election against Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives. Some 1,000 Liberal delegates gather this weekend at the International Centre in Mississauga for their first annual general […]

Long live the Crown in Canada

Sep 9 2015 — John Fraser — The modest but mostly happy celebration to mark Queen Elizabeth’s surpassing of Queen Victoria’s record as the longest reigning monarch in both British and Canadian history, occurring Sept. 9, is a time when the excitable supporters and detractors of the Crown in Canada get a chance to trot out their views. As the founding president […]