National Newswatch

Canada focusing on existing climate plan, has no current plan to raise targets

Jun 21 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says Canada has no immediate plans to follow Europe's lead and increase its target for cutting emissions. McKenna is in Belgium this week for the second ministerial meeting of Canada, European Union and China on their climate change alliance to keep driving progress on the Paris agreement. During the meeting, European […]

Canada focusing on existing climate plan, has no current plan to raise targets

Jun 21 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says Canada has no immediate plans to follow Europe's lead and increase its target for cutting emissions. McKenna is in Belgium this week for the second ministerial meeting of Canada, European Union and China on their climate change alliance to keep driving progress on the Paris agreement. During the meeting, European […]

Bills for Trudeau’s nine-day trip to India now top $1.5 million, documents show

Jun 20 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — New documents suggest the bills for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's troubled trip to India in February exceed $1.5 million. The latest figures released by the government include $323,000 for hotel stays, $485,070 to fly and staff the VIP Airbus for 43.7 hours over the nine-day trip, $5,235 for cell phone fees, $5,100 to buy Canadian wines for use […]

Bills for Trudeau’s nine-day trip to India now top $1.5 million, documents show

Jun 20 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — New documents suggest the bills for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's troubled trip to India in February exceed $1.5 million. The latest figures released by the government include $323,000 for hotel stays, $485,070 to fly and staff the VIP Airbus for 43.7 hours over the nine-day trip, $5,235 for cell phone fees, $5,100 to buy Canadian wines for use […]

Bills for Trudeau’s nine-day trip to India now top $1.5 million, documents show

Jun 20 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — New documents suggest the bills for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's troubled trip to India in February exceed $1.5 million. The latest figures released by the government include $323,000 for hotel stays, $485,070 to fly and staff the VIP Airbus for 43.7 hours over the nine-day trip, $5,235 for cell phone fees, $5,100 to buy Canadian wines for use […]

National sports organizations have to report allegations of abuse immediately

Jun 19 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Sports Minister Kirsty Duncan says national sporting organizations will lose their federal funding if they don't immediately disclose to her office any allegations of abuse or harassment that occur within their ranks. Effective immediately, funding agreements also require sporting associations to establish an independent third party to investigate all allegations of abuse and have mandatory prevention […]

National sports organizations have to report allegations of abuse immediately

Jun 19 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Sports Minister Kirsty Duncan says national sporting organizations will lose their federal funding if they don't immediately disclose to her office any allegations of abuse or harassment that occur within their ranks. Effective immediately, funding agreements also require sporting associations to establish an independent third party to investigate all allegations of abuse and have mandatory prevention […]

National sports organizations have to report allegations of abuse immediately

Jun 19 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Sports Minister Kirsty Duncan says national sporting organizations will lose their federal funding if they don't immediately disclose to her office any allegations of abuse or harassment that occur within their ranks. Effective immediately, funding agreements also require sporting associations to establish an independent third party to investigate all allegations of abuse and have mandatory prevention […]

Bernier raises $30K in just one day after being fired as Conservative critic

Jun 15 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Days after Conservative MP Maxime Bernier was turfed from his party's shadow cabinet for continuing to promote his anti-supply management position, supporters are demanding he be reinstated — and using money to show they mean business. In an email to supporters Friday morning, Bernier said he was "flabbergasted" that he managed to raise $30,000 in just 24 hours to […]

Bernier raises $30K in just one day after being fired as Conservative critic

Jun 15 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Days after Conservative MP Maxime Bernier was turfed from his party's shadow cabinet for continuing to promote his anti-supply management position, supporters are demanding he be reinstated — and using money to show they mean business. In an email to supporters Friday morning, Bernier said he was "flabbergasted" that he managed to raise $30,000 in just 24 hours to […]

Bernier raises $30K in just one day after being fired as Conservative critic

Jun 15 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Days after Conservative MP Maxime Bernier was turfed from his party's shadow cabinet for continuing to promote his anti-supply management position, supporters are demanding he be reinstated — and using money to show they mean business. In an email to supporters Friday morning, Bernier said he was "flabbergasted" that he managed to raise $30,000 in just 24 hours to […]