National Newswatch

Year-end facts Prime Minister Trudeau doesn’t want you to know

Dec 30 2021 — Niels Veldhuis — To hear Prime Minister Trudeau and Finance Minister Freeland tell it, everything is rosy with Canada’s economy. Indeed, Minister Freeland recently said Canada is “ready, as a country, to come roaring back.” That’s good rhetoric, but what about the facts? As 2021 ends, here are a few year-end facts Canadians should understand. For starters, the […]

B.C. government imposes travel restrictions while COVID numbers fall

Apr 30 2021 — Niels Veldhuis — Last week, Premier John Horgan imposed travel restrictions in British Columbia under the province’s Emergency Program Act. Specifically, the order restricts people from travelling outside their “region” (i.e. Lower Mainland, Interior or Vancouver Island) for non-essential purposes to help stop the spread of COVID-19. And yet, according to the government’s own data, new and active […]