National Newswatch

Battle for donor dollars tightens among Conservative leadership contenders

Aug 5 2020 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — New data from Elections Canada offers a glimpse into the fundraising efforts of each Conservative leadership campaign — and how the battle for donor dollars has tightened leading up to the final results. Second-quarter contribution numbers for the Conservative party show Erin O'Toole moved ahead of rival Peter MacKay to become the fundraising leader between April and June, bringing in $1.24 million in leadership […]

Battle for donor dollars tightens among Conservative leadership contenders

Aug 5 2020 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — New data from Elections Canada offers a glimpse into the fundraising efforts of each Conservative leadership campaign — and how the battle for donor dollars has tightened leading up to the final results. Second-quarter contribution numbers for the Conservative party show Erin O'Toole moved ahead of rival Peter MacKay to become the fundraising leader between April and June, bringing in $1.24 million in leadership […]

Employees of Don Meredith say Senate compensation process ‘totally unacceptable’

Aug 4 2020 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Two women who worked for former senator Don Meredith say the independent process established by the Senate to determine compensation for Meredith's harassment victims is "totally unacceptable" and is re-victimizing them. The two women spoke to The Canadian Press with their lawyer, Brian Mitchell. They have not been named publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity to preserve their […]

Employees of Don Meredith say Senate compensation process ‘totally unacceptable’

Aug 4 2020 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Two women who worked for former senator Don Meredith say the independent process established by the Senate to determine compensation for Meredith's harassment victims is "totally unacceptable" and is re-victimizing them. The two women spoke to The Canadian Press with their lawyer, Brian Mitchell. They have not been named publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity to preserve their […]

Employees of Don Meredith say Senate compensation process ‘totally unacceptable’

Aug 4 2020 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Two women who worked for former senator Don Meredith say the independent process established by the Senate to determine compensation for Meredith's harassment victims is "totally unacceptable" and is re-victimizing them. The two women spoke to The Canadian Press with their lawyer, Brian Mitchell. They have not been named publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity to preserve their […]

PM says he pushed back on WE deal, knew family’s ties would lead to scrutiny

Jul 30 2020 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he initially pushed back when he learned the public service had chosen WE Charity to run the Canada Student Service Grant, knowing his family's connections with the organization would lead to significant scrutiny. "WE Charity received no preferential treatment, not from me, not from anyone else. The public service […]

PM says he pushed back on WE deal, knew family’s ties would lead to scrutiny

Jul 30 2020 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he initially pushed back when he learned the public service had chosen WE Charity to run the Canada Student Service Grant, knowing his family's connections with the organization would lead to significant scrutiny. "WE Charity received no preferential treatment, not from me, not from anyone else. The public service […]

PM says he pushed back on WE deal, knew family’s ties would lead to scrutiny

Jul 30 2020 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he initially pushed back when he learned the public service had chosen WE Charity to run the Canada Student Service Grant, knowing his family's connections with the organization would lead to significant scrutiny. "WE Charity received no preferential treatment, not from me, not from anyone else. The public service […]