A coalition of 39 human-rights, arms-control and labour groups, including the Public Service Alliance of Canada, which is the largest union in the federal government, have signed a letter urging Mr. Trudeau to stop arms sales to the desert kingdom.
Accepting Trudeau’s “road map” framing is selling a falsehood to Canadians—that Trudeau is as good as his word and what is in the Throne Speech will actually happen.
New information from a survey commissioned by the Broadbent Institute shows that a majority of Canadians (54 per cent) want to see the federal government announce bold new ideas for how to fundamentally improve people’s lives and deal with climate change in next week’s throne speech. The desire for major changes is consistent across Canada and across the political spectrum. This is likely informed by the fact that only 19 per cent of Canadians think the worst of the pandemic is behind us and 65 per cent believe the pandemic has highlighted problems with how the economy and social programs are run that require major changes.
The federal ethics commissioner has ruled that Canada’s former ambassador to the U.S. broke federal conflict of interest law by taking “improper advantage” of his position to lobby senior Liberal staff and cabinet ministers after he left his post as a public servant.
The throne speech is well on its way to being completed, but government officials maintain that doesn't mean the opposition consultations are an empty gesture.
The top 20 richest billionaires in Canada have amassed $37 billion in collective wealth increases since March, when COVID-related lockdowns and closures began across Canada, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Across the country, election authorities are making plans to hold mid-pandemic elections while keeping voters safe. But with two federal party leaders now self-isolating after being exposed to COVID-19, just how safe might a campaign be for the politicians doing the campaigning?
Vancouver, BC [September 17, 2020] – The governing Liberal Party is ahead of all other contenders in Canada’s federal political scene, a new Research Co. poll has found.
In the online survey of a representative national sample, 38% of decided voters would support the Liberal candidate in their constituency if an election were held today, down one point since a similar Research Co. poll conducted in May.
There's a truism in marketing: if you don't define your brand, your competitor will do it for you. The Conservatives now have a very small window to rebrand the party.
OTTAWA -- The RCMP has charged former Liberal MP Raj Grewal with four counts of breach of trust and one count of fraud over $5,000.
The RCMP said the charges are the conclusion of an "extensive criminal investigation" that began in September 2017 after the RCMP was alerted to “suspicious transactions” involving Grewal, during the time he served as a member of Parliament.
Federal Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole’s newly-appointed critic for Diversity, Inclusion and Youth — Steveston-Richmond MP Kenny Chiu — appears to have a history of anti-LGBTQ comments and organizational ties.
Ontario has revealed its plan to manage potential COVID-19 outbreaks in schools, which describes scenarios in which select students will be sent home and entire schools shut down as a result of positive cases.