National Newswatch

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 […]

Orléans federal nominee David Bertschi removed from Liberal race

Nov 21 2014 — Brier Dodge — Ottawa-Orléans Liberal nominee David Bertschi was removed from the race to run as the Liberal party representative for the riding, but he’s challenging the decision. In 2013, Bertschi ran for leadership of the federal party. He eventually dropped out, but amassed about $150,000 of debt in the process. He was earlier given approval to seek […]