Unifor is Trudeau’s ‘friend’ with benefits
Dias and Unifor have made no secret of their disdain for federal Conservatives – on social media Dias has self-identified on Twitter as “the resistance” to Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and his party’s federal election ambitions.
Social media threatens democracy by ginning up negativity, modifying user behaviour say tech-insiders
In order to safeguard personal liberty and democracy, the government must regulate the online public square and if necessary, shut down non-compliant social media sites altogether.
Ottawa surrenders regulating false information spread online to social media giants
The Liberal government is still “securing voluntary action” by social media companies to stop the spread of false information on their platforms and according to Democratic Institutions minister Karina Gould, just Microsoft and Facebook have agreed to the terms
Trans Mountain pipeline gets boost from B.C. Court of Appeal
In March, the court began hearing intervenors in New Democrat Premier John Horgan’s challenge that the province could effectively control transit access through amending B.C.’s own environmental legislation.
Canadian Association of Journalists threatens to quit Trudeau’s $600 million media bailout panel
An association representing more than 700 Canadian journalists is threatening to pull out of a federal panel that will decide which media outlets qualify for $600 million in tax breaks
Sorry, Chief Poundmaker: Trudeau’s apology anthology builds in Saskatchewan
Today’s apology, more than 130 years after Poundmaker’s death, was described by the prime minister as an essential part of the Canadian government’s reconciliation with the nation’s indigenous people.
No ‘Zooming Poutine’ or ‘Shania Train’ for Ottawa: city tags light-rail with clichés and Rocket Richard
Not since The New York Times hailed a Wine Rack outlet “Ottawa’s hippest destination” has our Canadian capital revealed such mediocrity as in recent choices for its ‘Name the Trains’ contest.
Liberal MPs block Mark Norman invitation to give his side of the story
Liberal MPs have denied former Vice-Admiral Mark Norman a chance to testify at parliament about his two-year ordeal fighting the federal government against charges that the Crown abandoned last week.