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Seamus O’Regan faces calls to visit Attawapiskat during state of emergency

Jul 17 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan faced calls Wednesday from the federal NDP to visit the northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat First Nation so he can see the impacts of a state of emergency first-hand. Earlier this month, Attawapiskat made the emergency declaration due to concerns about chemical levels in tap water. NDP MP Charlie Angus, who represents the federal riding encompassing […]

Seamus O’Regan faces calls to visit Attawapiskat during state of emergency

Jul 17 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan faced calls Wednesday from the federal NDP to visit the northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat First Nation so he can see the impacts of a state of emergency first-hand. Earlier this month, Attawapiskat made the emergency declaration due to concerns about chemical levels in tap water. NDP MP Charlie Angus, who represents the federal riding encompassing […]

Seamus O’Regan faces calls to visit Attawapiskat during state of emergency

Jul 17 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan faced calls Wednesday from the federal NDP to visit the northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat First Nation so he can see the impacts of a state of emergency first-hand. Earlier this month, Attawapiskat made the emergency declaration due to concerns about chemical levels in tap water. NDP MP Charlie Angus, who represents the federal riding encompassing […]

Singh sees Quebec as ‘fertile ground’ for NDP as he hits province for tour

Jul 16 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The province of Quebec offers the federal New Democrats fertile ground, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Tuesday, despite private hand-wringing about his party's state ahead of the upcoming election campaign. In an interview from Sherbrooke, Que., Singh said he is "not concerned" about the party's prospects in the province, noting that former leader Jack Layton had similar poll numbers […]

Singh sees Quebec as ‘fertile ground’ for NDP as he hits province for tour

Jul 16 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The province of Quebec offers the federal New Democrats fertile ground, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Tuesday, despite private hand-wringing about his party's state ahead of the upcoming election campaign. In an interview from Sherbrooke, Que., Singh said he is "not concerned" about the party's prospects in the province, noting that former leader Jack Layton had similar poll numbers […]

Singh sees Quebec as ‘fertile ground’ for NDP as he hits province for tour

Jul 16 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The province of Quebec offers the federal New Democrats fertile ground, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Tuesday, despite private hand-wringing about his party's state ahead of the upcoming election campaign. In an interview from Sherbrooke, Que., Singh said he is "not concerned" about the party's prospects in the province, noting that former leader Jack Layton had similar poll numbers […]

Settlement process for Norman undertaken ‘independently’: Trudeau

Jun 29 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OSAKA, Japan — The settlement between Vice-Admiral Mark Norman and the Defence Department was undertaken independently, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday. Speaking at a closing press conference at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Trudeau said the government appreciates the process is "now concluded" but he didn't say why the settlement was reached. "That is a conversation between the vice-admiral and […]