National Newswatch

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 […]

These Moments Show The House Of Commons Has Some Grace, Too

Dec 25 2017 — Ryan Maloney — When it comes to Canadian politics, it’s often the most partisan barbs and heated exchanges that grab headlines. One can be forgiven for thinking that all our members of Parliament do is jeer at one another or bark out talking points, while ignoring whatever good ideas may be coming from the other side. Yet to […]