Jun 8 2022 — Staff — YouTube/CTV News — You might have missed it but the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave an emphatic ‘no’ to the question of whether he’d fulfill a promise to replace our first past the post electoral system with proportional representation. So what does he want instead? Pollster Nik Nanos and CTVNews.ca’s Michael Stittle discuss.
Jun 7 2022 — Staff — YouTube/The Herle Burly — On the pod today is the prime architect of Doug Ford’s landslide re-election in Ontario: Kory Teneycke. You all know Mr. Teneycke, a good Saskatchewan boy, former comms director to Prime Minister Harper and campaign manager for Doug Ford in both the 2018 and 2022 elections. Cast your mind back over 2 years ago and […]
Aug 9 2021 — Staff — The Canadian Press — HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s Liberal leader says his party will implement a COVID-19 vaccination passport system if elected Aug. 17. Iain Rankin told reporters today that although the so-called “ScotiaPass” would not be mandatory, it would provide businesses such as restaurants with a tool to help keep their patrons safe. Rankin says the proposal is […]
May 6 2021 — Staff — Shepherds of Good Hope Foundation — On Thursday May 6th, 2021 at 12:30PM, the Shepherds of Good Hope Foundation is honoured and humbled to present the critically acclaimed singer, songwriter and local entrepreneur, Kathleen Edwards as our newest Champion of Hope and Ambassador of Dignity. Kathleen has recorded a new version of John Lennon’s “Love” and will present a new video […]
Feb 2 2021 — Staff — National Newswatch — Quickly settling on the basement as a headquarters — it was also two blocks from Adam’s favourite watering hole, Pubwells — they started making lists and figuring out the critical path. Problem was, where do you actually start a pot company? The enormity of what they were about to do hit them for a moment. Neither had a green thumb or any agricultural experience, but they knew one thing: they would figure it out.
Sep 19 2020 — Staff — The Canadian Press — Former prime minister John Turner, whose odyssey from a “Liberal dream in motion” to a political anachronism spanned 30 years, has died at the age of 91. Marc Kealey, a former aide speaking on behalf of Turner’s relatives as a family friend, says Turner died peacefully in his sleep at home in Toronto on Friday […]
Aug 17 2020 — Staff — ABC News — Democrats will open their mostly virtual convention in Milwaukee Monday under the theme of unity, with speakers who represent the party’s progressive and traditional platforms. “As we have learned throughout our history, when we stand united, we can overcome anything, including the monumental challenges we face today,” the Democratic National Convention Committee said in a […]
Jun 28 2020 — Staff — National Newswatch — Lawrence (“Larry”) Stout – September 11, 1939 – June 27, 2020. After a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Larry Stout has signed off and taken what he always referred to as the “eternal high jump”. Larry had a wonderful sense of humour; he was a terrific pal to his friends and one of Canada’s best […]
Jun 1 2020 — Staff — National Newswatch — Dear Prime Minister: Your government’s swift policy response to the economic consequences of COVID-19 spared millions of Canadians from significant hardship. Measures such as the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy and the Canada Emergency Business Account have provided urgently needed assistance to Canadian workers and businesses, clearly demonstrating the value of public-private collaboration. These programs succeeded […]