National Newswatch

Tory unity must have room for Bernier despite book, strategist says

Apr 19 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Montreal strategist says the Conservative party was wise not to publicly shame MP Maxime Bernier for a now-stalled book that accuses Andrew Scheer of pandering to "fake Conservatives" in the Quebec dairy lobby during last year's leadership race. The controversy over the book, which has since been pulled from publication, won't leave the party with […]

Tory unity must have room for Bernier despite book, strategist says

Apr 19 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Montreal strategist says the Conservative party was wise not to publicly shame MP Maxime Bernier for a now-stalled book that accuses Andrew Scheer of pandering to "fake Conservatives" in the Quebec dairy lobby during last year's leadership race. The controversy over the book, which has since been pulled from publication, won't leave the party with […]

Tory unity must have room for Bernier despite book, strategist says

Apr 19 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Montreal strategist says the Conservative party was wise not to publicly shame MP Maxime Bernier for a now-stalled book that accuses Andrew Scheer of pandering to "fake Conservatives" in the Quebec dairy lobby during last year's leadership race. The controversy over the book, which has since been pulled from publication, won't leave the party with […]

Carr downplays tanker traffic risk, says legislation not developed yet

Apr 18 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government hasn't yet "landed" on its promised legislative option to push the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion forward, says Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr. Justin Trudeau's government is "actively pursuing" legislation that will reassert Canada's constitutional authority to build and expand pipelines, the prime minister promised Sunday after an emergency meeting with the feuding premiers […]

Carr downplays tanker traffic risk, says legislation not developed yet

Apr 18 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government hasn't yet "landed" on its promised legislative option to push the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion forward, says Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr. Justin Trudeau's government is "actively pursuing" legislation that will reassert Canada's constitutional authority to build and expand pipelines, the prime minister promised Sunday after an emergency meeting with the feuding premiers […]

Carr downplays tanker traffic risk, says legislation not developed yet

Apr 18 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government hasn't yet "landed" on its promised legislative option to push the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion forward, says Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr. Justin Trudeau's government is "actively pursuing" legislation that will reassert Canada's constitutional authority to build and expand pipelines, the prime minister promised Sunday after an emergency meeting with the feuding premiers […]

Canadian emissions creep lower in 2016 but Paris targets still dubious

Apr 18 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canada's latest greenhouse gas inventory report to the United Nations shows emissions are starting to trend downward, but not nearly at the rate needed to meet the country's international commitments under the Paris climate change accord. The report was made public Tuesday, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the National Assembly in Paris lauding both Canada and […]

Canadian emissions creep lower in 2016 but Paris targets still dubious

Apr 18 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canada's latest greenhouse gas inventory report to the United Nations shows emissions are starting to trend downward, but not nearly at the rate needed to meet the country's international commitments under the Paris climate change accord. The report was made public Tuesday, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the National Assembly in Paris lauding both Canada and […]

Canadian emissions creep lower in 2016 but Paris targets still dubious

Apr 18 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canada's latest greenhouse gas inventory report to the United Nations shows emissions are starting to trend downward, but not nearly at the rate needed to meet the country's international commitments under the Paris climate change accord. The report was made public Tuesday, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the National Assembly in Paris lauding both Canada and […]

Sunday summit: Trudeau pledges money, new law to make Trans Mountain happen

Apr 16 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is putting taxpayer money where his government's mouth is, promising to deploy both financial and legislative tools to ensure the disputed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion between Alberta and British Columbia is able to proceed. At the same time, however, Trudeau — speaking after a rare Sunday meeting with the warring premiers from […]

Sunday summit: Trudeau pledges money, new law to make Trans Mountain happen

Apr 16 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is putting taxpayer money where his government's mouth is, promising to deploy both financial and legislative tools to ensure the disputed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion between Alberta and British Columbia is able to proceed. At the same time, however, Trudeau — speaking after a rare Sunday meeting with the warring premiers from […]

Sunday summit: Trudeau pledges money, new law to make Trans Mountain happen

Apr 16 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is putting taxpayer money where his government's mouth is, promising to deploy both financial and legislative tools to ensure the disputed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion between Alberta and British Columbia is able to proceed. At the same time, however, Trudeau — speaking after a rare Sunday meeting with the warring premiers from […]