The New Democratic Party is sitting in fourth place after the fall’s divisive federal election and its leader Jagmeet Singh says he is not interested in partnering with the Conservatives to overwhelm Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal minority. In a year-end interview with The Canadian Press, Singh acknowledged there couldRead More →

Daisy Group, the consulting firm run by political strategist Warren Kinsella, has reached a settlement with a former employee it was suing for $1 million for allegedly revealing details about the company’s work in the lead-up to the 2019 federal election. “Daisy and Aziza Mohammed have resolved all disputes betweenRead More →

Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant, is a “Trojan horse” that could restrict Canada’s access to the critical Five-Eyes intelligence-sharing community, the Trump administration’s top security adviser and senior U.S. lawmakers warned Saturday. Robert O’Brien, the recently appointed White House national security adviser, painted a stark picture of Chinese intelligence gatheringRead More →

Conservative senators are hitting back at claims their caucus is losing influence after two of their colleagues left to form the new Canadian Senators Group. Conservative membership in the Red Chamber dropped from 28 to 26 senators on Monday following the departure of senators Scott Tannas of Alberta and Vernon White ofRead More →

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh doesn’t understand the economic importance of oil to Canada and should stop making Albertan families anxious by pushing to cancel the TMX pipeline, Alberta NDP leader and former premier Rachel Notley said today. “I think, obviously, the position that Jagmeet Singh has taken with respect to TMX isRead More →

A year after Canada introduced the legal, recreational cannabis market, the “vibrant” black market for marijuana remains a problem, says the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police. “We haven’t disrupted the black market significantly at this point, but that was to be expected,” said Abbotsford Police Chief Mike Serr, who chairs theRead More →

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer unveiled his party’s platform today, promising Canadians tax cuts and credits to make life more affordable. Overall, Scheer is pledging that between today and 2024-25, a Conservative government would spend $49 billion on tax cuts and new programs, but would bring the budget back into balance by raisingRead More →

British Columbia wants a say in the federal government’s proposed $900 million class action lawsuit settlement with hundreds of current and former members of the Canadian military who allege they were the victims of rampant sexual misconduct. The province’s attorney general has written to the Federal Court asking for standingRead More →

After four years in power, the Liberal government still hasn’t delivered on a promise of a detailed plan for developing Canada’s North in a time of climate change and economic and military threats from circumpolar powers. “There is so much work that needs to be done,” Iqaluit Mayor Madeleine RedfernRead More →