National Newswatch

Canada’s federal leaders will defend your right to wear a poppy, Just don’t ask them to stick up for your freedom of religion

Nov 12 2020 — Susan Delacourt — The great furor over the poppy ban at Whole Foods lasted less than one news cycle last week, thanks to the full-throated outrage from political leaders all over Canada. Imagine how long Quebec’s secularism bill — which bans a lot more than poppy-wearing — would have lasted with similar shock and condemnation from those same […]

Canada-U.S. relations changed over four years with Donald Trump — Justin Trudeau and Joe Biden will find some useful lessons

Nov 7 2020 — Susan Delacourt — Justin Trudeau was named in the international press on Saturday as the one of the quickest world leaders to issue congratulations to U.S. president-elect Joe Biden. Trudeau had no immediate plans to call outgoing president Donald Trump on Saturday, his office said. Which would make sense, given that you can’t say “sorry you lost” to […]