The Conservative Party of Canada maintains its support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, which is now doomed following the United States’s withdrawal earlier this year.
Watch the NDP’s Nathan Cullen call Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a liar for breaking his promise that the 2015 federal election would be the last election under Canada’s anti-democratic first-past-the-post voting system.
The Canada Revenue Agency wants to hear from Canadians regarding its controversial auditing of charities’ political activities. The public’s feedback will lead to “the development of new guidance or educational resources for charities on the rules governing political activities.”
Reporters Without Borders is appalled by recent revelations that Montreal police secretly monitored the mobile phone of La Presse columnist Patrick Lagacé. A coalition of Canadian rights groups links the Lagacé case to Canadian police and security services’ growing hunger for new powers and investigative capabilities.
Prince George snubbed Justin Trudeau after the Canadian prime minister tried to high five him upon the three-year-old future king’s arrival in Canada in the company of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Princess Charlotte.
U.S. President Barack Obama visited Ottawa this week for “The Three Amigos Summit” and addressed the Canadian Parliament. A pleasurable speech that had our legislators applauding again and again, it was.
Brigette DePape was right when she vowed that “despite the Harper government making it harder for us to vote, young people are going to be the game-changers nobody saw coming” during the 2015 federal election. Elections Canada’s 2015 National Youth Survey confirms it.
According to the Federal Ethics Commissioner, Stephen Harper was recently paid almost $4,000 by the Donald Trump-loving Republican Jewish Coalition for advising US Republicans.