National Newswatch

1,000 refugees a day to be flown to Canada, document shows

Nov 12 2015 — Evan Solomon and Yael Berger — The new Liberal government is developing plans to fly 1,000 Syrian refugees a day out of Amman, Jordan, according to a planning document obtained by SiriusXM’s Everything is Political. Refugees will then be flown to Toronto, Montreal and the military base in Trenton, Ont., the planning document shows. The internal aid agency report comes from […]

Senate Liberals threaten to stall Justin Trudeau’s agenda

Oct 30 2015 — Evan Solomon and Yael Berger — Senate Liberals threaten to stall Justin Trudeau’s agenda if no government Senate Leader is appointed; also calls for referendum on electoral reform. Veteran Senate Liberal David Smith says that there will be “confusion” in the Senate when the House returns because Justin Trudeau refuses to appoint a government leader in the Senate. In an interview […]

Calgary Mayor calls Harper’s position on niqabs and Syrian Refugees ‘dangerous’ ‘dog whistle politics’ and ‘disgusting’

Sep 30 2015 — Evan Solomon and Yael Berger — Stephen Harper is playing a “dangerous” political game with his position on the niqab and “dog whistle politics” when he speaks about the Syrian refugee crisis, says Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. In an interview on SiriusXM’s “Everything is Political,” Nenshi told Evan Solomon that Harper’s decision to challenge the Federal Court of Appeal decision over […]