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International group takes pass on monitoring election due to limited resources

Sep 18 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — An international body that specializes in monitoring elections is skipping this year's Canadian election due to limited resources despite questions and potential concerns about the role of third-party groups, cybersecurity and social media in the campaign. The Organization for Security and Economic Co-operation in Europe, or OSCE, monitored Canada's federal election in 2015 and […]

International group takes pass on monitoring election due to limited resources

Sep 18 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — An international body that specializes in monitoring elections is skipping this year's Canadian election due to limited resources despite questions and potential concerns about the role of third-party groups, cybersecurity and social media in the campaign. The Organization for Security and Economic Co-operation in Europe, or OSCE, monitored Canada's federal election in 2015 and […]

International group takes pass on monitoring election due to limited resources

Sep 18 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — An international body that specializes in monitoring elections is skipping this year's Canadian election due to limited resources despite questions and potential concerns about the role of third-party groups, cybersecurity and social media in the campaign. The Organization for Security and Economic Co-operation in Europe, or OSCE, monitored Canada's federal election in 2015 and […]

NDP’s Singh seeks urban support with housing billions, avoids deficit questions

Sep 17 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Jagmeet Singh continued his push to win progressive votes on Tuesday by promising an NDP government would invest billions of dollars in affordable housing to help Canadians struggling to make ends meet. The commitment was the NDP's latest pledge to expand social programs. The party's promises have included universal pharmacare and free tuition […]

NDP’s Singh seeks urban support with housing billions, avoids deficit questions

Sep 17 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Jagmeet Singh continued his push to win progressive votes on Tuesday by promising an NDP government would invest billions of dollars in affordable housing to help Canadians struggling to make ends meet. The commitment was the NDP's latest pledge to expand social programs. The party's promises have included universal pharmacare and free tuition […]

NDP’s Singh seeks urban support with housing billions, avoids deficit questions

Sep 17 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Jagmeet Singh continued his push to win progressive votes on Tuesday by promising an NDP government would invest billions of dollars in affordable housing to help Canadians struggling to make ends meet. The commitment was the NDP's latest pledge to expand social programs. The party's promises have included universal pharmacare and free tuition […]

Two senior Canadian Forces members charged with sexual assaults

Sep 17 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Military police have laid sexual-assault charges against two senior members of the Canadian Armed Forces, including a lieutenant-colonel working as a reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces' recruiting group in Ontario. Lt.-Col. Daniel Mainguy is facing one charge of sexual assault and another of conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline […]

Two senior Canadian Forces members charged with sexual assaults

Sep 17 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Military police have laid sexual-assault charges against two senior members of the Canadian Armed Forces, including a lieutenant-colonel working as a reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces' recruiting group in Ontario. Lt.-Col. Daniel Mainguy is facing one charge of sexual assault and another of conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline […]

Two senior Canadian Forces members charged with sexual assaults

Sep 16 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Military police have laid sexual-assault charges against two senior members of the Canadian Armed Forces, including a lieutenant-colonel working as a reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces' recruiting group in Ontario. Lt.-Col. Daniel Mainguy is facing one charge of sexual assault and another of conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline […]