National Newswatch

Opposition blames Liberals as talks around return of Parliament near 11th hour

Sep 22 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Federal opposition parties blamed the Liberal government for failing to properly prepare for the return of Parliament as negotiations around in-person versus virtual sittings went down to the wire Tuesday. The lack of agreement followed what Conservatives described as a disastrous trial run of a proposed electronic-voting system for members of Parliament, prompting […]

WE Charity closing Canadian operations, Kielburger brothers leaving

Sep 9 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — WE Charity says it is closing its Canadian operations, blaming COVID-19 and the political fallout from the Liberal government's plan to have it run a multimillion-dollar student-volunteer program for leaving it in financial ruin. Craig and Marc Kielburger, who are also planning to step down from the organization they co-founded, released an open letter Wednesday explaining […]

WE Charity closing Canadian operations, Kielburger brothers leaving

Sep 9 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — WE Charity says it is closing its Canadian operations, blaming COVID-19 and the political fallout from the Liberal government's plan to have it run a multimillion-dollar student-volunteer program for leaving it in financial ruin. Craig and Marc Kielburger, who are also planning to step down from the organization they co-founded, released an open letter Wednesday explaining […]

WE Charity closing Canadian operations, Kielburger brothers leaving

Sep 9 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — WE Charity says it is closing its Canadian operations, blaming COVID-19 and the political fallout from the Liberal government's plan to have it run a multimillion-dollar student-volunteer program for leaving it in financial ruin. Craig and Marc Kielburger, who are also planning to step down from the organization they co-founded, released an open letter Wednesday explaining […]