Alberta NDP candidate skips debate after facing pressure over Facebook posts calling for a “crusade”
Pimlott got into hot water after a social media post resurfaced in the press which suggested that he was calling for a “Crusade” against Muslims.
Fill up NOW. Gas prices across Canada are going to SPIKE this weekend
If Trudeau’s carbon tax wasn’t already making the cost of gas more expensive, the mandated change to summer gasoline will mean drivers across Canada will be paying more.
NDP Edmonton Southwest candidate apologizes for controversial comment on race
United Conservative candidate Kaycee Madu issued a full statement after racial implications were made by his NDP opponent. The poster used by New Democrat candidate included the line “vote as if your skin is not white.”
Ethics investigator on SNC scandal waited weeks before declaring conflict-of-interest with cabinet minister
The MP who helped initiate the Ethics Commissioner’s probe into the SNC-Lavalin said he regrets it after it was learned that a lawyer involved in the investigation recused herself over a family relationship with a Liberal cabinet minister.
Ford government to put an end to seniority-based hiring for teachers
Seniority based hiring will soon be a thing of the past for Ontario teachers. New teachers will be able to apply for full-time positions without having to do years of substitute teaching, as a new proposal for Education Minister Lisa Thompson is in the works.
Ottawa city treasurer sends $100,000 in taxpayer money to U.S. fraudster
Suspicious emails requesting sums of money are nothing new, but this scam, typically referred to as “whaling” because it fargets a “big fish”, is typically more intricate of a process than your typical Nigerian prince email. These types of emails target politicians, CEOs, and entrepreneurs able to send large sums of cash.
Budget bill changes refugee laws to disqualify asylum-seekers with claims in more than one country
The new disqualification would make those individuals illegible for asylum claims in Canada if they are seeking refugee protection in another country.
62-year-old Quebec man charged after allegedly sexually assaulting boys at Canada’s Wonderland in 2002
Back in 2002, two boys were allegedly sexually assaulted at Canada’s Wonderland. Now, nearly 17 years later, a 62-year-old man from Quebec has be charged.
Andrew Scheer doubles down on SNC-Lavalin criticism, welcomes lawsuit
I welcome the opportunity to have a proceeding to hear these details so that Canadians can finally have an inquiry so that Justin Trudeau does not control the proceedings.
Ford government announces massive transit plan, new Ontario subway line
The Ford government will be announcing a massive $10.9 billion transit plan Wednesday to help relieve downtown Toronto commuters taking the Yonge Street line.