ANALYSIS: Premier Doug Ford’s new leaf

As 2019 draws to a close, what should Jolly St. Nick mark beside Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s name: naughty or nice? It’s a complicated question because 2019 has been a tale of two governments and two leaders. In June, after months…

Division on display at 1st Question Period of new parliament session

It was back to business in the House of Commons on Friday, as MPs took part in the first full day of proceedings of Canada’s 43rd parliament. All parties have pledged to work together in the minority government situation. But…

Premier Jason Kenney, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to meet in Ottawa

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 6, 2019 2:22 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will meet Tuesday with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa to…

‘Things haven’t changed enough,’ Trudeau declares 30 years after École Polytechnique massacre

Thirty years after 14 women were killed in an anti-feminist massacre at École Polytechnique in Montreal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared more work needs to be done to combat gender-based violence and win the struggle for equality. A gunman walked…

Opposition says throne speech failed to bridge divides

A key message in the Liberal government’s throne speech was their commitment to work with other parties and to support all Canadians. But as David Akin explains, opposition leaders say Thursday’s speech sent a negative signal to many parts of…

Throne speech sets Liberals’ agenda, appeals for unity

December 5 2019 7:31pm Canada’s new session of parliament has begun with a throne speech, delivered by Governor General Julie Payette. Abigail Bimman breaks down the priorities laid out by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s minority government. ‘ }); } else…

Throne Speech: École Polytechnique massacre remembered

When delivering the Throne Speech in Ottawa on Thursday, Gov. Gen. Julie Payette remembered the École Polytechnique massacre on the thirty-year anniversary of the deadly shooting, saying the government is committed to continuing efforts to combat gun violence.