National Newswatch

Justin Trudeau could take a lesson from the Vaccine Hunters

May 18 2021 — Heather Scoffield — It was a bit ironic that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met virtually with Vaccine Hunters Canada on Tuesday. That’s the group of tech-savvy volunteers that is successfully bringing order to the chaos that has characterized the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, especially in Ontario, by searching out and posting crucial information about vaccine availability on Twitter. Ironic […]

Jody Wilson-Raybould constituents react to SNC-Lavalin ethics ruling against Trudeau

Aug 14 2019 — — Constituents in Jody Wilson-Raybould’s riding were sizing up the news Wednesday morning that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been found to have broken ethics laws in the SNC-Lavalin affair. Jamal Al Abdul Wahid and Harry Hammer, longtime residents of the area that is today Wilson-Raybould’s Vancouver-Granville riding, were on their way to a morning yoga […]

Premier Doug Ford says he’s not to blame after U.S. regulator zaps Hydro One takeover of Avista

Dec 6 2018 — Robert Benzie — Premier Doug Ford insists he’s not to blame for U.S. regulators zapping Hydro One’s $6.7 billion takeover of Avista Corp., which will cost Ontario taxpayers tens of millions in cancellation fees and reduced share value. In his first public statement since Washington state rejected the Ontario utility’s proposed takeover of Avista citing political meddling by […]

Christine Elliott not calling for Patrick Brown to bow out of leadership race

Feb 23 2018 — — Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Christine Elliott is not calling for Patrick Brown to bow out of the race. “The party has already made a decision about that. For me, that’s the end of it,” Elliott told reporters while on a campaign stop Feb. 23 in Collingwood. “What we really need to do is focus […]