National Newswatch

Conservatives Duped By False Story About Cancelled Bilateral Meeting

Apr 14 2018 — Zi-Ann Lum — The Indian High Commission says a story being used by Conservatives to attack the federal government over the Jaspal Atwal affair is false. International media reports claimed a bilateral meeting between India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was scrapped as a result of waning relations after the prime minister’s […]

Trudeau’s #MeToo Reference Prompts Kent Hehr To Cancel Announcement Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Jan 25 2018 — Zi-Ann Lum — Kent Hehr cancelled an announcement Thursday shortly after the prime minister was asked about sexual harassment allegations against his minister of sport and persons with disabilities. Global News’ David Akin told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a news conference that women are speaking up about Hehr, alleging that he made unwanted comments about their bodies […]

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 […]