City spent nearly $7M on Calgary 2026 Olympic bid

The City of Calgary spent $6,994,566 for its failed 2026 Olympic bid, under half of the $14,637,000 budgeted for the bid process. According to a new report in front of city council on Monday, $4,015,564 went to work on the…

Former Ontario Liberal cabinet minister Michael Coteau running for party leadership

Ontario Liberal MPP and former cabinet minister Michael Coteau is officially entering the race to seek party leadership. The MPP for Don Valley East will announce on social media Sunday his bid to lead the Ontario Liberals after it lost…

Singh says the will declare health emergency over opioid crisis if elected

June 16 2019 12:09pm NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Sunday that they would declare a national health emergency on day one in government over the opioid crisis. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Singh says they will bring in ‘head to toe’ health care plan

June 16 2019 12:08pm NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announced Sunday that in addition to their pharmacare plan they would also bring in a “head to toe” health care plan that would include dental, mental health and addictions care. ‘ });…

Alberta energy war room must avoid online morass, preaching to choir: experts

Tzeporah Berman only learned of her cameo appearance at an Alberta government news conference about its so-called energy war room after a flood of nasty messages. Industry advocate Robbie Picard held a poster calling the prominent environmentalist an “enemy of…

McKenna mum on whether feds will hit Trans Mountain approval deadline

The deadline for the federal cabinet to approve the Trans Mountain expansion is in two days. But Environment Minister Catherine McKenna isn’t saying whether the government will hit that target or delay approval for the second time. Story continues below…