National Newswatch

Justin Trudeau — a self-appointed moral steward in blackface

Sep 19 2019 — Robyn Urback — It is almost too obvious now to point out the rank hypocrisy of the Trudeau brand: one that has zero tolerance for inappropriate touching, except for his own; one that preaches respect for Indigenous Canadians, except when you can get a cheap laugh at a Liberal fundraiser. One that claims to run government differently, but […]

A Prime Minister’s Office drunk on its own arrogance

Aug 15 2019 — Robyn Urback — It’s hard to fathom what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was thinking on the morning of February 7, when he stood before reporters and categorically declared, “The allegations in the Globe story are false.” The Globe and Mail was the first to report that Trudeau’s office attempted to pressure his justice minister and attorney general, Jody […]

Andrew Scheer needs to up his flaccid performance

Jun 13 2019 — Robyn Urback — Behind the scenes, Conservative operatives were buzzing after Jody Wilson-Raybould, then still a member of the Liberal caucus, testified before the House of Commons justice committee back in February. Keep watching. Something BIG is coming. Wilson-Raybould’s allegations were explosive: the prime minister himself had pressured her to interfere in the criminal case of engineering firm […]

We’re adopting U.S. abortion anxieties as our own. They don’t fit

May 27 2019 — Robyn Urback — Stephen Harper must have found the greatest hiding spot in the world for his secret agenda. So great, in fact, that he forgot where it was. Canada’s near-decade under Prime Minister Harper did not bring about new abortion laws or a repeal of gay marriage — despite a free vote in 2006 over a motion […]