National Newswatch

Tories need to focus on winning, not leadership distractions

Sep 27 2021 — Brad Wall — The last thing the Conservative Party of Canada should be doing is entertaining the distraction of changing its leader. Throughout the campaign, Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole built connections with Canadians by campaigning and communicating effectively, and is well positioned to build upon them in the next election.

Brad Wall: Want a unity crisis? Pass C-69 and C-48 into law

May 30 2019 — Brad Wall — Federal Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi has defended Bill C-69, the proposed replacement for Canada’s environmental impact assessment process, by hailing the greater degree of regulatory certainty it would bring. His various approbations of the bill are directly contradicted by industry groups, regulatory lawyers and many Canadian First Nations. They have cogently argued that the […]

Ontario, Quebec should embrace Energy East pipeline

Nov 26 2014 — Brad Wall — Plans for TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline that will move Alberta and Saskatchewan conventional oil to Atlantic Canada for refining while replacing the need for eastern Canada to import foreign oil are prompting considerable national debate. The National Energy Board is conducting a full review of the proposal as they are mandated to do. We in […]