National Newswatch

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 […]

Richard Branson Cheers Justin Trudeau As ‘Breath Of Fresh Air In Canada’

Jan 27 2016 — Zi-Ann Lum — Justin Trudeau is a “young, exciting” addition to the world stage, according to British billionaire Richard Branson. And the Virgin Group founder is particularly tickled over the Liberals’ promise to legalize marijuana in “a country the size of Canada.” Branson published a 577-word blog post on Wednesday, speaking highly of the Canadian prime minister after […]

Globe And Mail Decision To Hold Bombshell Ontario Liberals Story ‘Offensive,’ Says MPP

Oct 30 2015 — Zi-Ann Lum — An Ontario MPP says it’s “offensive” that The Globe and Mail decided to delay publishing an explosive story involving Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government until after federal election day. “The fact that there was a federal election on shouldn’t have dictated when it was release and when it wasn’t,” said Lisa Macleod in an interview. The […]