U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to a face-to-face meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. What could go wrong? Just everything.
It’s not clear what Liberal MP Celina Caesar--Chavannes meant when she told Conservative MP Maxime Bernier on social media to “please check your privilege and be quiet.” Did she mean white privilege? Male privilege? Both? Something else?
The political left is having trouble digesting the rise of populism around the world.
Transportation bottlenecks are hindering the delivery of a key Alberta export. That complaint may sound numbingly familiar, but this time, the commodity is different.
The world has been reacting to news that U.S. President Donald Trump intends to slap a 25 per cent tariff on steel imports and 10 per cent on aluminum into the United States.
Why should you care that media were blocked from proceedings regarding the La Loche, Sask., school shooter?
Tuesday’s federal budget was cloaked in self-serving Liberal virtue. It was even run through a gender lens analysis to prove how darned progressive it was.
It’s the line that he’ll never live down. Justin Trudeau, back when he was leader of the third party in 2014, famously said that if you commit to growing the economy “the budget will balance itself.”
On-again, off-again Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Patrick Brown has now, finally, called it a day, and whether he has been treated fairly or not over the course of the last month, he is right to bow out.
Once again, a federal government has unveiled a budget that “puts people first.” One that pledges to create a “more equal, competitive, sustainable and fair Canada.” One that vows to demonstrate an “unwavering commitment to equality of opportunity.” Everyone can go home now.
It’s one thing to upset a special interest group. It’s another to turn many millions of people against you.
We cringe any time politicians come near Canada’s game. But the latest instance, courtesy of Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly and other Quebec politicians, is especially offside, from where we’re sitting.
The plan in 2016 was to spend $20 million building a network of 500 charging stations to make it easier for electric car owners to travel between and within Ontario cities.
The Trans Mountain pipeline is a no-brainer to most Canadians. The federal government has given it the thumbs up. The National Energy Board has granted it an OK. The requisite studies and reports are all in.
Albertans, Ontarians will be interested to know, are accustomed to hearing the lament that public education suffers from a lack of funding. They’re constantly told classrooms are short of resources and that steep fees for essential services such as busing are necessary to make up for a lack of cash.
After the acquittal of a Saskatchewan farmer in the death of Indigenous Canadian Colten Boushie, many expected the prime minister to announce changes to the jury system. Instead, Justin Trudeau pledged quick, sweeping legislative reforms across a broad array of policies governing Indigenous communities.
Few recent court cases in Canada have divided a nation as much as when a jury acquitted Gerald Stanley in the fatal shooting of Colten Boushie.
It’s premature to say whether Calgary should bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics, but the decision will be guided, to some extent, by the findings of a city delegation making the rounds in Pyeongchang as part of an observer program.
It couldn’t have gone any other way. There was really only one contender to win the federal Teddy Award for worst government waste: The Parliament Hill rink!