National Newswatch

Yukon Liberal MP breaks ranks over gun bill, calling for clarification over which guns are targeted

Dec 7 2022 — Bryan Passifiume — Cracks are beginning to form in the Liberal caucus over the government’s contentious gun control bill, and the Conservatives were quick to jump on it during question period on Wednesday. Addressing the Liberals across the aisle, Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre wasted no time in bringing up comments made by Yukon Liberal MP Brendan Hanley, who […]

RCMP’s Lucki blames allegations of interfering on ‘miscommunication’

Jul 25 2022 — Bryan Passifiume — Both Lucki and Bill Blair denied interfering in the RCMP investigation of the Nova Scotia mass shooting at a Commons committee hearing. Canada’s top Mountie blamed conference-call misunderstandings on allegations she’d pressured Nova Scotia mass shooting investigators to release sensitive information to benefit the Liberal government’s impending gun control legislation.

Former Canadian military chief to head Ukraine defence advisory council

Jun 24 2022 — Bryan Passifiume — A former Canadian top soldier will chair a new strategic council advising Ukraine’s territorial defence forces. On Friday, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) — a non-profit consortium of organizations affiliated to the world’s Ukrainian diaspora — announced that retired CAF General and former Chief of Defence Staff Rick Hillier will head the new group, alongside […]

Toronto shocker: Poll shows Conservatives in the lead

Jun 1 2022 — Bryan Passifiume — With just a day to go in the Ontario election campaign, the most unlikeliest of cities is locked in a near-statistical three-way tie over who should form the province’s next government. A Postmedia/Leger Ontario provincial election poll puts the Ontario PCs at a comfortable 40 per cent share of decided votes, while the Ontario Liberals […]

Ontario PCs see lead shrink as election campaign kicks off: poll

May 5 2022 — Bryan Passifiume — As the campaign for June’s provincial election begins, new numbers show support for the incumbent Ontario PCs might be waning. Results of a new Leger/Postmedia poll show the 14-point lead previously enjoyed by the Tories cut in half, with the Ontario Liberals breaking away from a seemingly perpetual two-way tie for second place with the […]