National Newswatch

‘Put that on the record’: Gould as Wilson-Raybould, Philpott push to share more on SNC-Lavalin scandal

Mar 24 2019 — Amanda Connolly — 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 […]

UCP threatens constitutional challenge as relationship with Ottawa enters campaign

Mar 22 2019 — — 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.”

Canada considering forcing social media companies to remove extremist content

Mar 21 2019 — — 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 […]

British PM Theresa May asks to delay Brexit until June 30

Mar 20 2019 — — 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.