National Newswatch

Liberals spent a mere $563 on 2018 budget cover

Apr 18 2018 — — The federal Liberal government spent a grand total of $563 on the cover of its most recent budget, a sum that pales in comparison to the tens of thousands spent last year. Finance officials opted for a cover that featured a family of four running towards the camera, with the title Equality + Growth: A […]

No movie will do the Rob Ford era justice

Apr 12 2018 — Supriya Dwivedi — Tuesday, the centre of the universe, otherwise colloquially referred to as Toronto, got word that former mayor, Rob Ford, was going to be played by Homeland and Billions star Damian Lewis in an upcoming film. It’s an interesting casting choice; apparently, Lewis will be fitted with prosthetics of some sort in order to realistically portray […]

‘We are all Humboldt Broncos’: Hundreds mourn at vigil for hockey players

Apr 8 2018 — — Humboldt, Sask. residents poured into the Elgar Peterson Arena to remember and honour the 15 people killed in a vehicle crash between the Humboldt Broncos team bus and a semi-truck. It was a sentiment that was reiterated by Dr. Lawrence Joseph, who offered condolences and a prayer on behalf of all Indigenous people in Canada […]

Yet more NAFTA challenges to come after deal is signed: James Moore

Apr 8 2018 — — As Canada, the United States and Mexico have worked to negotiate a new version of NAFTA, the focus has primarily been on whether the countries can find enough middle ground to get a deal done. But even if they can, one former Conservative cabinet minister is warning that there could be more hurdles ahead.