Sep 24 2018 — Global News — The city’s first mayoral debate got off to a rocky start after a controversial candidate stormed the stage and demanded to be included. Former Rebel Media personality turned mayoral candidate Faith Goldy showed up while the debate was taking place and attempted to present a petition to the moderator that she said held signatures of […]
Sep 24 2018 — Global News — Employees of the Government of Canada have been told not to go to work Monday, as a large part of Ottawa remains without power after two tornadoes struck the city and Gatineau, Que., on Friday.
Sep 23 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Border Security Minister Bill Blair says most of the people who arrived in a surge of migrants last year have left. In an interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Blair was asked about how the government has been working to deal with the surge of more than 32,000 migrants who have walked across the […]
Sep 23 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan is defending leaving hundreds of millions of dollars earmarked for veterans unspent, comparing the decision to prepaying for gas and then getting a credit back. In an interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, O’Regan reacted to a report last week by Global News that found the Liberals have left […]
Sep 22 2018 — Global News — From 2006 to 2009, Stephen Harper was prime minister, leading a Conservative government that fended off a Liberal Party that hoped to sweep to power in 2008 on the strength of a “Green Shift” that would cut income taxes and put a price on carbon emissions.
Sep 22 2018 — Global News — Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson told reporters Saturday morning that restoring power in the Ottawa-Gatineau region will not take hours, but rather it would be a matter of days.
Sep 21 2018 — Global News — Donald Trump Jr. has accused Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein of being the anonymous New York Times op-ed author Friday on Twitter.
Sep 20 2018 — Global News — KISS is saying goodbye once again — but first, the band is embarking on one more tour. The rock group announced the news of their final tour after a legendary 45-year career on Wednesday’s episode of America’s Got Talent. “This is going to be our last tour,” they announced onstage after performing Detroit Rock City. […]
Sep 20 2018 — Global News — Doug Ford‘s Progressive Conservative government has introduced legislation to put an end to the province’s Green Energy Act. The legislation was tabled just before 1:30 p.m. ET Thursday. A formal announcement was made by energy minister, Greg Rickford, and infrastructure minister, Monte McNaughton.
Sep 20 2018 — Global News — The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has failed to keep one of its key promises to veterans, according to figures obtained exclusively by Global News. After nearly three years in power, the Liberals have not followed through with a pledge to ensure there is an adequate number of caseworkers to help veterans make the […]
Sep 19 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — More than half of the asylum seekers who have crossed the border into Canada through Quebec over the past year held some kind of “legal status” in the U.S. prior to doing so. However, it is not clear how many of those actually held permanent residency status versus a soon-to-expire temporary protected status or even […]
Sep 19 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — On the tail of the high-profile resignation of Maxime Bernier and the equally headline-grabbing floor-crossing of former Liberal MP Leona Alleslev, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer used the first caucus meeting of the fall to tell members he has a message for the prime minister: “bring it on.”