National Newswatch

Justin Trudeau the frequent focus of Saanich shooter Instagram posts

Jul 3 2022 — — A now-deleted Instagram feed of one of the Saanich bank shooter suspects contains posts containing anti-government, and pro-gun content. Twenty-two-year-olds Isaac and Mathew Auchterlonie are the two suspects identified by RCMP. They were twin brothers, who former classmates say went to Frances Kelsey Secondary School in Mill Bay.

New Green Party poll puts Paul Manly in lead in Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection

May 5 2019 — — The Green Party’s Paul Manly has never felt so good about his chances. “Let’s send some reinforcements to Ottawa,” Manly told a cheering crowd outside his campaign headquarters. On the final campaign weekend ahead of Monday’s byelection in Nanaimo-Ladysmith his team is fuelled by some positive new polling. Data that if to be trusted, which […]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spotted catching waves in Tofino

Apr 21 2019 — — A Victoria woman visiting Tofino says she saw Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Easter catching some waves with his family. Lynn Meyers spoke to CHEK News and said she came face to face with the Prime Minister and his family at Cox Bay Beach Sunday morning. “I thanked him for his service and wished him […]

Vancouver Island NDP MP takes brief leave from Parliament due to family reasons

Sep 28 2017 — — The NDP Member of Parliament for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford has told his constituents he’s had to take brief leave from his duties. As MP’s returned to Ottawa this week, Alistair MacGregor explained in a note on social media that he stayed on Vancouver Island due to family issues. McGregor’s wife is pregnant with their third child and […]

Vancouver Island NDP MPs back Mulcair ahead of party convention

Mar 22 2016 — — All six NDP MPs on Vancouver Island are throwing their support behind current leader Thomas Mulcair ahead of the party’s convention and leadership review next month. The move came in the form of an open letter to NDP Members posted by Victoria MP Murray Rankin late today. It is supported by the other five including […]