National Newswatch

Lametti swats back at Ontario attorney general over legal aid spending

Jul 23 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The Ontario government's rejection of shared responsibility for legal aid is an "excuse for spending cuts" that will leave many of the province's most vulnerable at greater risk, federal Justice Minister David Lametti said Tuesday. The federal government has consistently recognized the importance of working with its provincial counterparts on matters relating to legal aid, Lametti wrote in a […]

Lametti swats back at Ontario attorney general over legal aid spending

Jul 23 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The Ontario government's rejection of shared responsibility for legal aid is an "excuse for spending cuts" that will leave many of the province's most vulnerable at greater risk, federal Justice Minister David Lametti said Tuesday. The federal government has consistently recognized the importance of working with its provincial counterparts on matters relating to legal aid, Lametti wrote in a […]

Lametti swats back at Ontario attorney general over legal aid spending

Jul 23 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The Ontario government's rejection of shared responsibility for legal aid is an "excuse for spending cuts" that will leave many of the province's most vulnerable at greater risk, federal Justice Minister David Lametti said Tuesday. The federal government has consistently recognized the importance of working with its provincial counterparts on matters relating to legal aid, Lametti wrote in a […]

Health officials to meet with Attawapiskat families about water: O’Regan

Jul 22 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenges with its water supply, Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan said Monday, adding that more medical officials will be visiting Attawapiskat First Nation this week. "That anxiety level is real and my job is to allay those concerns," he said. "On that […]

Health officials to meet with Attawapiskat families about water: O’Regan

Jul 22 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenges with its water supply, Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan said Monday, adding that more medical officials will be visiting Attawapiskat First Nation this week. "That anxiety level is real and my job is to allay those concerns," he said. "On that […]