National Newswatch

Jane Philpott talks about the problem with politics and her future

Apr 14 2019 — Tanya Talaga — It seems fitting the first question Jane Philpott stood up and asked as an Independent Member of Parliament was about Kashechewan, a James Bay community of 2,500 people that routinely floods every year. When Philpott was Indigenous Services minister, she understood it costs the government millions of dollars annually to move Kashechewan to higher ground. […]

Names in Panama Papers are now searchable online

May 9 2016 — Tanya Talaga — The secret identities of the people behind more than 200,000 anonymous offshore entities found in the Panama Papers have been made public today. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and its only Canadian partners, the Toronto Star and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., have released a searchable database of the companies, trusts and foundations online. S

Ukraine angry as Canada suspends free-trade talks

Sep 27 2013 — Tanya Talaga — After three years of talks and five rounds of negotiations, the Canadian government suddenly suspended free trade negotiations with Ukraine – leaving a nearly complete deal in limbo, charges Ukrainian Ambassador Vadym Prystaiko. Nearly $315 million in trade and services occurs between the two countries every year. A free trade agreement could benefit Canada’s banks, […]