National Newswatch

Poilievre slams Bernier’s Brandon visit as ‘stunt’

Jun 3 2023 — — Conservative Party of Canada Leader Pierre Poilievre had harsh words for Maxime Bernier’s over the latter’s appearance at a recent Brandon School Division board of trustees meeting. In Manitoba on Friday to help CPC candidates campaign in two federal byelections, the Leader of the Opposition referred to Bernier’s actions as a “stunt.” “Maxime Bernier is […]

Kirkland blasts MP’s reinstatement

Jul 20 2018 — — The Afghanistan war veteran from Brandon who accused Quebec NDP MP Christine Moore of inappropriate conduct five years ago is denouncing an investigator’s report that absolved of her any wrongdoing. Glen Kirkland, a realtor from Brandon who served in the Canadian Forces for nine years, said the investigation into allegations that Moore sexually harassed him […]

Maguire wins close contest for Brandon-Souris riding

Nov 26 2013 — Mary Agnes Welch — After waltzing to victory for most of the last 60 years in Brandon-Souris, the Conservatives stumbled into a win Monday night. A tense night saw Liberal candidate Rolf Dinsdale leading by a couple hundred votes early on, but  advance polls, especially rural ones, appeared to deliver Conservative Larry Maguire a last-minute victory. With all of […]

Despite rumours, Harper won’t visit Brandon–Souris

Nov 21 2013 — — The prime minister will not be visiting Brandon–Souris during the waning days of the current by-election, despite a rumour that was floated on social media this morning. Carl Vallée, a press secretary for Prime Minster Stephen Harper, said unequivocally that, “No, he will not be” coming to visit the riding before election day.

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