National Newswatch

“The Big 5” – Carla Qualtrough on Military Procurement

Feb 1 2018 — Staff — Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough discusses the state of her government’s effort to reform the military procurement process, the fighter jet replacement timeline, and bids by companies said to harm Canada’s “economic interests.”

NAFTA Progress? Three Trade Experts Weigh In

Jan 29 2018 — Staff — As the sixth round of NAFTA negotiations wraps up in Montreal, CPAC’s Peter Van Dusen convenes a panel of trade experts to assess Canada’s progress on the trade file. We hear from Laura Dawson (the director of the Canada Institute at the Wilson Center in Washington), Hassan Yussuff (the president of the Canadian Labour Congress), […]

Guardian journalist calls the jailing of eight Catalonian politicians vindictive

Nov 3 2017 — — A Spanish judge has ordered eight Catalan ministers jailed in the aftermath of the regional government’s declaration of independence. “It’s still amazing that this is what they have done,” says Stephen Burgen, a journalist for The Guardian. Burgen calls the act vindictive and says “it seems designed to increase the animosity between Catalonia and the […]

Guardian journalist calls the jailing of eight Catalonian politicians vindictive

Nov 3 2017 — Staff — A Spanish judge has ordered eight Catalan ministers jailed in the aftermath of the regional government’s declaration of independence. “It’s still amazing that this is what they have done,” says Stephen Burgen, a journalist for The Guardian. Burgen calls the act vindictive and says “it seems designed to increase the animosity between Catalonia and the […]