Mar 24 2019 — Global News — The Conservatives and the NDP say that they’re determined to have former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould and former treasury board president Jane Philpott tell their full side of the story on the SNC-Lavalin affair.
Mar 24 2019 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould says if her former cabinet colleagues Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott have more to say about the SNC-Lavalin scandal, “then they should definitely put that on the record.” Speaking in an interview with the West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Gould was asked about the decision by the Liberal members of the […]
Mar 23 2019 — Global News — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting prostitution in Florida last month.
Mar 23 2019 — Global News — In a panel discussion during the Manning Networking Conference Saturday, Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer suggested that the first step in handling Canada’s economic relationship with China is electing a prime minister “that does not admire the basic dictatorship of China.”
Mar 23 2019 — Global News — Just days after the United Conservative Party candidate for Calgary-Mountain View resigned over comments she made about race and the treatment of white supremacist terrorists, the party’s leader was forced to answer a question about a tape that reportedly captured comments her replacement made about women.
Mar 22 2019 — David Akin — Global News — Within a day of the official launch of the 2019 Alberta election, the Alberta NDP had already dropped a nasty negative ad. The ad attacked United Conservative Party (UCP) leader Jason Kenney for comments he made 20 years ago about a campaign he was involved in 30 years ago, in which he challenged the idea […]
Mar 22 2019 — Global News — Standing with Calgary’s ailing downtown core in the background, Jason Kenney placed the blame for Alberta’s current situation on Premier Rachel Notley and her “alliance” with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “Rachel Notley sold Alberta out to Justin Trudeau,” Kenney said. “And all we got in exchange was a carbon tax and no pipelines.”
Mar 21 2019 — Global News — Canada is considering whether to force social media companies to remove hateful and extremist content online. That comes after a spate of terrorist attacks in New Zealand, Quebec City, Pittsburgh and other places where right-wing extremists have used the internet to spread hate speech and incitements for others to commit similar violence targeting minorities who […]
Mar 20 2019 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — The Conservatives are laying the groundwork for a potential filibuster that could see MPs forced for the third time in a year to spend the night voting in the House of Commons. Last week, the Opposition gave notice they planned to table 257 motions opposing individual lines of two pieces of legislation that were scheduled […]
Mar 20 2019 — Global News — British Prime Minister Theresa May asked the European Union on Wednesday to delay Brexit for three more months — hoping to get more time to properly ratify the divorce deal. In a letter penned to the European Council President Donald Tusk, May asked to delay the deal until June 30.
Mar 19 2019 — Amanda Connolly — Global News — Even if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wins a second majority mandate in the fall, his government has no plan to return the federal books to balance. Released on Tuesday, Budget 2019 lays out a plan for $4.2 billion in new, unannounced spending but keeps federal accounts in deficit until at least 2023-2024.