Blackface scandal won’t budge McKenna: boss’ record solid on “diversity and inclusion”
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface should not diminish what he’s done for “diversity and inclusion” says Environment Minister Catherine McKenna.
Trudeau non-committal while Conservatives, NDP only parties to release independent platform cost analyses
According to the PBO, parties can request an analysis but can also restrict the PBO from releasing it to the public. The only time the PBO can act unilaterally is if a party misrepresents aspects of a platform’s costing done by the independent federal agency.
Canadian teens pledge to remain childless because of climate change
On Monday morning in Ottawa, Lim launched her NoFuturePledge.ca where like-minded girls can sign up to eschew bearing children in such a dangerous world.
Trudeau’s Rideau Hall visit and official campaign launch tale of contradictions
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Governor General Julie Payette Wednesday morning to ask that she dissolve Parliament and plunge the country into its 43rd general election, evoked the contradiction inherent behind his tenure as leader of our G7 nation.
Federal report claims Press Progress exaggerated social media bot activity during Alberta election
“RRM Canada identified accounts that demonstrated coordinated inauthentic behaviour. RRM Canada judges the activity is very unlikely to comprise one-third of the online conversation as reported by Press Progress…”
Lead Indigenous group seeking TMX ownership “still bullish” despite second judicial review of $7.5 billion pipeline expansion
The man heading up the lead Indigenous consortium angling for ownership of the Trans Mountain expansion remains confident in the embattled project, despite Wednesday’s Federal Court of Appeal decision in favour of six First Nations who oppose the pipeline’s twinning.
NDP-Green defection mess: accusations of pressure to recant and racism fly
Morency told TPM that the NDP pressured the defectors which caused the six to recant, describing it as “vicious politics”.
Bank of Canada holds key lending rate, says second-quarter economic growth likely temporary
Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz avoided media Wednesday after holding the overnight interest rate firm at 1.75 percent, where the prime lending rate for the big banks has been since October of last year.
Liberals breaking Elections Act rules: Conservative ethics critic
At issue with respect to McKenna’s Aug. 26 event or those Kent outlines in his letter, is the use of public funds by ministers for partisan purposes; prohibited under the Elections Act.
Sloppy vetting for Trudeau advert exposes lobbyist, raises more questions about PM’s ethics
The prominent appearance of a lobbying firm’s senior consultant in the Liberal Party’s new election advert raises more questions about whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes conflict of interest rules seriously, or not.