Sep 12 2019 — Staff — YouTube — Maclean’s and Citytv are hosting the first National Leaders Debate of the 2019 election calendar on Thursday, Sept. 12 starting at 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT). The two-hour debate in English will centre on four major themes: the economy, foreign policy, Indigenous issues and, lastly, energy and the environment. The leaders of the Conservative […]
May 29 2019 — Staff — Special counsel Robert Mueller to make statement on Russia investigation at 11 a.m. ET
May 6 2019 — Staff — Global News — ‘I was hoping for sushi. I love Chinese food’: Justin Trudeau’s FULL Press Gallery Dinner speech Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took shots at himself and his political foes during his speech at the 2019 Press Gallery Dinner Saturday night, using May the 4th as his backdrop to “Parl Wars.” ‘SNC Lavalin is a good dry […]
Jan 28 2019 — Staff — Mainstreet Research — Ottawa, ON – 51% of Ontarians have an unfavourable opinion of Doug Ford. Those are the findings from Mainstreet Research’s latest UltraPoll, a conglomeration of ten provincial polls. The poll surveyed 1127 Ontarians between January 15th to 17th. The poll has a margin of error of +/- 2.92% and is accurate 19 times out of […]
Oct 29 2018 — Staff — TORONTO — A major newspaper has removed an opinion piece that urged readers to consider "both sides of the vaccine debate" from its website after the column was the subject of widespread online backlash. Adrienne Batra, editor in chief of the Toronto Sun, says in a post on Twitter that a number of medical professionals pointed […]
Oct 22 2018 — Staff — National Newswatch — Retired CFRA News broadcaster Fred Ennis, who ran twice for municipal office, died last night. He was 71. In addition to his time on CFRA, Fred is remembered as the first Page Six columnist for the Ottawa Sun. In recent years Fred was in care at an Ottawa retirement home. Fred started his career at […]
Jan 31 2018 — Staff — CPAC — Infrastructure and Communities Minister Amarjeet Sohi talks to Peter Van Dusen about why progress has been slow on the infrastructure file – from identifying projects to the approval process to the Canada Infrastructure Bank – and what the effect has been on Canada’s economy.
Jan 30 2018 — Staff — CPAC — Has the Liberal government fulfilled its pledges to both improve the lives of Indigenous Canadians and improve their relationship with the Crown? We hear from Isadore Day (Ontario Regional Chief, Assembly of First Nations), Kevin Hart (Manitoba Regional Chief, Assembly of First Nations), and Francyne Joe (President, Native Women’s Association of Canada).
Jan 29 2018 — Staff — CPAC — As the sixth round of NAFTA negotiations wraps up in Montreal, CPAC’s Peter Van Dusen convenes a panel of trade experts to assess Canada’s progress on the trade file. We hear from Laura Dawson (the director of the Canada Institute at the Wilson Center in Washington), Hassan Yussuff (the president of the Canadian Labour Congress), […]
Dec 8 2017 — Staff — CPAC — Countries around the world – including Canada – are grappling with the best way to deal with a growing security risk; residents who went overseas to join ISIS or other terrorist organizations who are returning home. In the UK over half of those who travelled to Syria and Iraq, an estimated 425, have returned. The […]