National Newswatch

Is Jagmeet Singh Engaged Or Married?

Dec 18 2017 — Zi-Ann Lum — It looked like a wedding and sounded like a wedding, but Jagmeet Singh’s spokesman declined to specify what the federal NDP leader was celebrating this weekend. Public posts on social media point to a jubilant party on Sunday featuring Singh, 38, and Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu as guests of honour in traditional Punjabi outfits.

Tory Senator Mocks Trudeau With Box Of Tissues Christmas Gift

Dec 14 2017 — Zi-Ann Lum — Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais took a jab at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Thursday, sharing a video of himself wrapping a Christmas gift for the Liberal leader: a box of tissues. “I’m going to wrap my gift for the prime minister,” Dagenais says as he folds red wrapping paper over a Kleenex box. “I think he’s […]

Dane Lloyd, Federal Tory Candidate, Once Tried To Start A Canadian NRA ‘Movement’

Oct 11 2017 — Zi-Ann Lum — The federal Conservative candidate vying for Rona Ambrose’s former seat once tried to recruit enough members to incorporate a Canadian chapter of the National Rifle Association. Dane Lloyd, who is a 26-year-old candidate running in the Sturgeon River-Parkland byelection, started a Libertarianism-inspired Facebook group in 2009 with the intention to turn it into a “big […]

Justin Trudeau Rolling Stone Cover Is Brought To You By Desperate Times In America

Jul 26 2017 — Zi-Ann Lum — Rolling Stone unveiled its cover featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday — teasing their interview with a coquettish question: “Why can’t he be our president?” The image of a wistful-looking Trudeau, sleeves rolled up, leaning against a table in a wood-panelled room has allowed a new opportunity for people to perpetuate the misconception that […]

Mark Strahl Calls Out Liberal MP For Using Name On Novelty Cheque

Jan 25 2017 — Zi-Ann Lum — Sometimes the hardest lessons are the ones related to size 90 font gaffes. Last week, Liberal MP Dan Ruimy used a large novelty cheque to announce $100,000 in government funding for the City of Pitt Meadows during a municipal council meeting. “This funding will support community recreation at Harris Road Park for children and their […]

Candice Bergen, Tory MP, Accuses Liberals Of Sidelining Scientists In New Pipeline Review Process

Jan 28 2016 — Zi-Ann Lum — A former Conservative minister chastised the federal government on Wednesday, saying new mechanisms in the pipeline review process will leave decision-making to Liberals rather than “scientists and by evidence.” Candice Bergen, the Opposition critic for natural resources, made the comments after the government announced all resource projects will be evaluated by projected greenhouse gas emission […]