National Newswatch

Ottawa scandals on the minds of voters in Tignish-Palmer Road

Apr 22 2019 — — District 27 would normally be considered a safe Liberal seat but events in Ottawa could play a spoiler role. Voters like Carole Chiasson are likely making members of Wade MacLauchlan’s Liberal campaign team sweat. Reached at the Tignish Co-op grocery store, Chiasson brought up recent events in Ottawa. “I’m not a big fan of Mr. […]

Shea’s decision makes for interesting race

Jan 15 2015 — — Gail Shea, Canada’s Fisheries minister and MP for Egmont, confirmed to Journal Pioneer reporter Colin MacLean during an interview at her office in Charlottetown, that she will indeed seek to retain her seat as the representative of western P.E.I. in Ottawa. To be honest, we were surprised.

Morrissey wins Egmont Liberal nomination

Nov 23 2014 — Eric McCarthy — Robert Morrissey said he was calm, relaxed while waiting for the preferential ballots in the Egmont Liberal nomination meeting to be counted. But when it was announced Saturday evening at Hernewood Intermediate School that he had emerged the victor on the third count he said he was surprised with the results.

Scandal has left black mark on the Senate, says Callbeck

Jul 23 2014 — Nancy MacPhee — Catherine Callbeck admits the Senate she entered is far different than the one she is leaving behind. “For the first two years the number of workaholics in that Senate was more than in any group that I worked with,” Callbeck added. “But, you know lately, I think that the appointments have changed that somewhat.”

Mulcair attending P.E.I. Federation of Labour Convention

Oct 31 2013 — — Federal New Democratic Party leader, Tom Mulcair will be addressing the P.E.I. Federation of Labour convention this Saturday in Summerside. The Leader of the Official Opposition is scheduled to speak to Convention delegates at 1 p.m. in the Empire Room of the Loyalist Resort. He will participate in a question and answer session following his […]