National Newswatch

Liberals Pounce On Facebook’s Faith Goldy Ban To Criticize Andrew Scheer

Apr 8 2019 — Ryan Maloney — Federal Liberals are using Facebook’s decision to ban a prominent white nationalist to reignite criticism of Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s appearance at a controversial rally. It’s a response that the Tory leader called a “disgusting” attempt to divert attention away from the SNC-Lavalin scandal. Liberal cabinet ministers made the gambit both inside and outside the […]

Trudeau Won’t Say If Office Leaked Stories About Wilson-Raybould’s Top Court Pick

Mar 26 2019 — Ryan Maloney — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won’t say if his office leaked stories detailing internal disagreement with former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould over a Supreme Court appointment. “Canadians can have confidence in our government’s respect for the institutions, the Supreme Court,” Trudeau said in Winnipeg Tuesday morning. “Canadians have confidence in the strength of our judiciary in […]

Scheer Doesn’t Want Early Election, Despite Claiming Trudeau’s Government Has ‘Ground To A Complete Halt’

Mar 7 2019 — Ryan Maloney — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer isn’t itching for an early election, despite claiming that the “government of Canada has ground to a complete halt.” The Tory leader, who a week ago charged that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had “lost the moral authority to govern” and must resign, reiterated those demands in Toronto Thursday. Yet, Scheer also […]

Jason Kenney: Doug Ford Will Be ‘Ally’ In Fight Against Trudeau’s Carbon Tax

Jun 8 2018 — Ryan Maloney — A majority win for Doug Ford in Canada’s largest province is “good news for Alberta,” Jason Kenney says. The leader of Alberta’s United Conservative Party released a statement Thursday lauding Ford’s victory in the Ontario election, setting up a fight with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the federal government’s plan to impose a national price […]

Tory MP Mark Strahl Accuses Ralph Goodale Of ‘Muzzling Journalists’ In Jaspal Atwal Affair

Mar 29 2018 — Ryan Maloney — A week of heated debate over a government official’s briefing to the media ended with federal Conservatives accusing the Liberal government of “muzzling journalists.” Tory MP Mark Strahl made the charge in question period Thursday while pressing Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on the Liberals’ refusal to let Daniel Jean testify at committee on the […]