Reading Time: 3 minutesIn the dead of the pre-referendum summer of 1995, a copy of a federal government memo summing up a recent meeting between a high-ranking Canadian foreign affairs official and a European ambassador was sent anonymously to my desk in La Presse’s Parliament Hill bureau. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesTwo of Trudeau’s top aides expensed $207,000 for moving from Toronto to Ottawa. Now, after two days on the defensive, Katie Telford and Gerald Butts say they’ll pay some of it back. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesIf one were to rate a prime ministerial news conference based on its shock value, the one Justin Trudeau gave on the occasion of his return to the House of Commons for the fall session of Parliament on Wednesday would not be worth grading. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesWith Peter MacKay and Jason Kenney on the sidelines of the Conservative leadership battle, a critical number of votes are up for grabs in the campaign to find a successor for Stephen Harper. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesWe didn’t need the reminder but we got it anyway. A British parliamentary committee has told the world just how ill-advised was the 2011 war against Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesFor political junkies, a compelling double program is unfolding in Montreal courts this week. In one courtroom, the sponsorship scandal is coming back to life and in another Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s undertaking of a new partnership with Canada’s indigenous people is being put to a test. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesIn fairness to Kellie Leitch – no wait, come back – it would have been surprising if no candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada leadership had run on identity politics.
Reading Time: 3 minutesInterim Conservative Party of Canada Leader and Sturgeon River-Parkland MP the Honourable Rona Ambrose was the guest speaker at the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s luncheon Sept. 7, packing the cultural centre with 117 local Chamber members, Rotarians, and guests from inside and outside the community. […]