OTTAWA—Andrew Scheer is raising the spectre of a reckless, tax-and-spend Liberal-NDP coalition government to urge Canadians to hand the Conservatives a majority on Oct. 21.
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OTTAWA—The only English-language debate to feature all six federal party leaders devolved yesterday into crosstalk and mudslinging as the leaders tried to break the impasse in voting intentions that has persisted through three weeks of campaigning.
OTTAWA—Many Ontarians received an automated text message over the weekend, asking if they agree that the carbon tax must be scrapped.
Who's behind the campaign and what they plan to do with the responses is a mystery, and could remain so.
The message purports to be from “Sue” from a heretofore unknown group called Ontario Strong.
OTTAWA—Canadian parliamentarians love to quote Albert Einstein's definition of insanity.
No one more so than Liberal Sean Casey, who's cited the famous quotation purportedly from the acclaimed physicist at least five times in the House of Commons or in parliamentary committees since he was first elected in 2011.
OTTAWA—Andrew Scheer is challenging Justin Trudeau to follow through on a threat to sue him over his assertion that the prime minister politically interfered with the criminal prosecution of Montreal engineering giant SNC-Lavlin.
The Conservative leader revealed yesterday that he received a letter on March 31 from Trudeau's lawyer, Julian Porter, threatening a libel suit.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got a first-hand glimpse of the fallout from the SNC-Lavalin affair when he addressed young women staging a mock Parliament in the House of Commons yesterday: about four dozen of them turned their backs on him while he tried to explain why he had booted Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott out of the Liberal caucus the day before.
OTTAWA—Jody Wilson-Raybould recommended in 2017 that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau nominate a conservative Manitoba judge to be chief justice of the Supreme Court—even though he wasn't a sitting member of the top court and had been a vocal critic of its activism on Charter of Rights issues, The Canadian Press has learned.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped his insistence that his government has done nothing wrong in the SNC-Lavalin affair after a second cabinet minister in less than a month resigned yesterday.
OTTAWA—The federal government's plan to ease the carbon-price burden on small businesses will include rebate payments to cover some of the cost of making energy-efficiency upgrades.
OTTAWA—Jagmeet Singh tightened his shaky grip on the reins of the NDP yesterday by winning a do-or-die federal byelection in British Columbia.