National Newswatch

Supreme Court dismisses Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline approval

Jul 2 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Several B.C. First Nations vowed Thursday to keep their fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion going, despite losing what appears to be the last known legal option to overturn federal approval of the project. The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an appeal from Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Coldwater Indian Band. The dismissal, which […]

Supreme Court dismisses Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline approval

Jul 2 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Several B.C. First Nations vowed Thursday to keep their fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion going, despite losing what appears to be the last known legal option to overturn federal approval of the project. The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an appeal from Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Coldwater Indian Band. The dismissal, which […]

Supreme Court dismisses Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline approval

Jul 2 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Several B.C. First Nations vowed Thursday to keep their fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion going, despite losing what appears to be the last known legal option to overturn federal approval of the project. The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an appeal from Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Coldwater Indian Band. The dismissal, which […]

Senate regrets, will explore compensation, for employees harassed by ex-senator

Jun 25 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Some staff working for then-senator Don Meredith suffered harassment, including sexually, and the Senate's administrative committee regrets that, it said Thursday. The committee is also exploring financial compensation for the women targeted by Meredith, who resigned from the Senate in 2017. Sen. Sabi Marwah, the chair of the Senate's committee on internal economy, […]

Senate regrets, will explore compensation, for employees harassed by ex-senator

Jun 25 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Some staff working for then-senator Don Meredith suffered harassment, including sexually, and the Senate's administrative committee regrets that, it said Thursday. The committee is also exploring financial compensation for the women targeted by Meredith, who resigned from the Senate in 2017. Sen. Sabi Marwah, the chair of the Senate's committee on internal economy, […]

Senate regrets, will explore compensation, for employees harassed by ex-senator

Jun 25 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Some staff working for then-senator Don Meredith suffered harassment, including sexually, and the Senate's administrative committee regrets that, it said Thursday. The committee is also exploring financial compensation for the women targeted by Meredith, who resigned from the Senate in 2017. Sen. Sabi Marwah, the chair of the Senate's committee on internal economy, […]

Canada gives $5 million for new wildlife research network

Jun 24 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal government is investing $5 million to create a national wildfire research network, two years after the Canadian Forest Service warned that Canada's expertise and research on forest fires was not keeping up with the dramatic shifts associated with climate change. Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan made the announcement in a virtual […]

Canada gives $5 million for new wildlife research network

Jun 24 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal government is investing $5 million to create a national wildfire research network, two years after the Canadian Forest Service warned that Canada's expertise and research on forest fires was not keeping up with the dramatic shifts associated with climate change. Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan made the announcement in a virtual […]

Canada gives $5 million for new wildlife research network

Jun 24 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal government is investing $5 million to create a national wildfire research network, two years after the Canadian Forest Service warned that Canada's expertise and research on forest fires was not keeping up with the dramatic shifts associated with climate change. Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan made the announcement in a virtual […]

TV, online ads, take lion’s share of party election spending, new reports show

Jun 23 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Campaign ads on social media and digital media websites are coming close to rivalling television in spending on election advertising by some of Canada's major political parties, new reports show. Elections Canada published the first expense reports from the 2019 federal election this week, listing what the Conservatives, Liberals, NDP and Marxist-Leninist Party […]

TV, online ads, take lion’s share of party election spending, new reports show

Jun 23 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Campaign ads on social media and digital media websites are coming close to rivalling television in spending on election advertising by some of Canada's major political parties, new reports show. Elections Canada published the first expense reports from the 2019 federal election this week, listing what the Conservatives, Liberals, NDP and Marxist-Leninist Party […]