Atlantic Desk

$16,000 In Illegal Drugs Seized Following Drug Warrant

Reading Time: < 1 minute A significant amount of illegal drugs, as well as some prohibited weapons were seized following the execution of a drug warrant on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  Some items seized during the search include: Quantity of drugs believed to be crystal methamphetamine Quantity of drugs believed to be cocaine Fentanyl patches Significant Read More…

Op-Ed

Schumer Demands Faulty Ethics Program Fixed

Reading Time: 3 minutes Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer on Monday sent a letter to Teri Donaldson, Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Energy, and Emory Rounds, Director of the Office of Government Ethics, requesting a review of the application of inconsistent and inaccurate ethics advice by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of General Counsel, Read More…

Trump Country

Mitch McConnell, Call Me The Grim Reaper

Reading Time: 5 minutes Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans have turned the Senate into a legislative graveyard, refusing to take action on critical legislation that already has bipartisan support. More than 250 House-passed bills are buried in Leader McConnell’s legislative graveyard, and that number continues to grow.  “Republicans have kept the Senate at a standstill while urgently needed Read More…

Breaking News

Lest We Forget

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Generations of brave Canadians from all walks of life have stepped forward to serve and sacrifice for our country. Hundreds of thousands have fought – and many continue to serve – so we may live in peace. “In the days leading up to Remembrance Day, Veterans’ Week is an opportunity for us all to learn from the Read More…

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Elizabeth May Steps Down As Green Party Leader

Reading Time: 3 minutes Yahoo News Elizabeth May announced today she’s stepping down as leader of the federal Green Party, saying she’s calling it quits at a high point for the party. May told reporters in Ottawa today that she’s leaving the job she has held since 2006 effective today. The B.C. MP said she felt comfortable stepping aside from Read More…

Trump Country

Trump’s Formal Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

Reading Time: < 1 minute Speaker of the House of Representative Nancy Pelosi “The growing climate crisis is the existential threat of our time, jeopardizing the health and well-being of every family in every community around the world.  President Trump’s shockingly-reckless decision to formally pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement is yet another disastrous anti-science, anti-government Read More…

Western Desk

Jagmeet Singh’s Delusions Of Grandeur

Reading Time: < 1 minute NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh lost the election full stop. However, by his actions and antics, one would have assumed he had ascended to the top job of Prime Minister of Canada.  There is nothing to celebrate here Jagmeet. You finished fourth in the race and by all accounts, that’s a participation ribbon. You mortgaged Jack Layton’s place Read More…

Breaking News Western Desk

Pallister Government MIA as Crime Rates Soar in Winnipeg and Manitoba

Reading Time: 2 minutes WINNIPEG – Dougald Lamont, Manitoba Liberal Leader and MLA for St. Boniface, says the PC Government is missing in action as violence, property crime and thefts are surging across the province. Winnipeg is on track to have the highest numbers of murders ever in a single year, property crime is up, and thefts at Manitoba Read More…

Breaking News Northern Desk

Caroline Cochran, New Premier of the Northwest Territories

Reading Time: < 1 minute Statement by the Prime Minister on the selection of the Premier of the Northwest Territories The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the selection of Caroline Cochrane as Premier of the Northwest Territories: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Caroline Cochrane on being chosen by her peers to Read More…

Trump Country

Rep. Elijah Cummings Honored at Capitol

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Capitol Rotunda will be open from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, for the public to pay their respects Eulogized as a “giant,” a “generous mentor,” and “our North Star,” Representative Elijah Cummings was honored during a Celebration of Life Ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, October 24, 2019.  Rep. Cummings died Read More…

Eastern Desk

Au Revoir English

Reading Time: < 1 minute Quebec provincial government to table bill to phase out English greetings in the province. Most Quebecor’s great each other by saying “bonjour/hi” however the Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette, says he will ensure “bonjour” is the default greeting in the “bilingual” province. We would like to say we expect more inclusive policies from the Legault government, Read More…

Western Desk

Former Alberta NDP Premier Rachel Notley Leaning Liberal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Former Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she’s unsure about whether she will vote for the NDP federal leader in this month’s federal election. (CBC) Notley said she can’t help contradicting Singh’s resistance to the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion — a pipeline she and the Alberta NDP have supported. Jagmeet finds himself in a conundrum as he Read More…

Western Desk

Jason Kenny’s UPC Under Investigation By The RCMP

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vote rigging allegations sound like season one of Scandals but in fact, it’s the allegation being hurled at Alberta Premier Jason Kenny. His leadership campaign is being accused of obtaining fraudulent emails to cast ballots and illegally harvesting the voting pins from members of the Pakistani community. These pins are used to vote online or by Read More…

Breaking News

World Teacher’s Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Teachers’ Day: “On World Teachers’ Day, we recognize the mentors and guides who have helped us become the people we are today. Everyone remembers the teacher who inspired them to find their passion, or who taught them lifelong Read More…

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Conservatives Lock Stock And Barrel With N.R.A Style Policies.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Toronto, ON – While Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are strengthening gun laws, Andrew Scheer wants to bring American-style gun laws to Canada. “While Justin Trudeau has announced a new Liberal government will ban military-style assault weapons and make it harder for criminals to get handguns, Andrew Scheer wants to bring American-style gun laws to Canada” said Liberal Read More…

Western Desk

LGBTQ Are Perverts And Recruit Children

Reading Time: < 1 minute Homosexuals Are Perverted And Recruit Children said Conservative Party Candidate Heather Leung for Burnaby. The Conservative Party of Canada nominated a candidate with very troubling views towards the LGBTQ community in which she calls into question their morality and decency as fellow citizens. Given the views by party leader Andrew Scheer and his past comments Read More…

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The Manchurian Candidate

Reading Time: < 1 minute Conservative leader Andy Scheer squirms to answers questions from the Canadian media as to why he hid the fact he was also an American citizen. Many Canadians resent the fact Andy and former Prime Minister Harper criticize the former Governor General Michaëlle Jean and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair for also holding dual citizenship. This is Read More…

Breaking News

Trudeau T.K.O’s Scheer In Debate

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last night, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau underscored the choice Canadians have to make on October 21: keep moving forward with the progress achieved over the past four years or go back to the politics of the Harper years. And the responses keep coming in. “In the general opinion of the analysts this morning, if there Read More…

Breaking News Trump Country

White House restricted Trump call transcripts – US media

Reading Time: 3 minutes https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49865774 The White House has restricted access to transcripts of some of President Donald Trump’s calls with foreign leaders, US media report. Officials said notes about calls to leaders including Russia’s Vladimir Putin and the Saudi crown prince had not been handled in the usual way. They say aides severely curtailed who saw them in Read More…

Trump Country

Pharma Cash To Congress

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Elizabeth Lucas and Sydney Lupkin Every year, pharmaceutical companies contribute millions of dollars to U.S. senators and representatives as part of a multipronged effort to influence health care lawmaking and spending priorities. Use this tool to explore the sizable role drugmakers play in the campaign finance system, where many industries seek to influence Congress. Discover which lawmakers Read More…

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Hill Hodgepodge: Pelosi Draws From Democrats, GOP And Trump For Drug Plan

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Emmarie Huetteman House Democratic leaders on Thursday unveiled an aggressive plan to lower drug prices through negotiations between federal health officials and the makers of some of the most expensive drugs. Speaker Nancy Pelosi ushered the proposal through months of closed-door meetings primarily with other Democrats and experts on drug pricing. But she and other Democratic leaders Read More…

Breaking News

Trudeau was protecting innocent victims, not SNC-Lavalin: No conflict of interest

Reading Time: 4 minutes By John Edmond OPINION ShareNon Affiliate journalist. Original article published on the https://www.canadianlawyermag.com/external-contributors/john-edmond In his Trudeau II Report, released last month, Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion found the Prime Minister in conflict of interest, for his role in the SNC-Lavalin scandal. For this to have occurred, Trudeau must have used his position “to seek to Read More…