Andrew Scheer

Only ‘left-wing’ clubs supported at Laurier, says edit made from government computer

Someone using a government computer made a rather scathing addition to the Wikipedia page on Wilfred Laurier University Wednesday morning, noting …

Canadian News

EDITORIAL: A byelection to watch in South Surrey-White Rock - Surrey Now-Leader

By most standards, a mid-term federal byelection in a riding that has for decades voted right-of-centre would be expected to be all but ignored by …

Libertarian Party

Politics Briefing: Trudeau weighs conventions in choosing Supreme Court justice

<b>Good morning,</b><p>One of the most important appointments a prime minister can make is to the Supreme Court, the ultimate arbiter of Canada's laws. And with Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin stepping down next month, Justin Trudeau has a chance to shape the court in two ways: first, by choosing a new …

Canada

'Frame job': CPC attacked over rejection of pro-life nomination candidates

One of the major supporters of Andrew Scheer’s successful campaign to win the Conservative leadership — the Campaign Life Coalition — is now accusing …

Elections

Morning Brief: What awaits the Liberals today?

It's caucus day — Questions about TPP, China and Morneau await Liberals — Freeland ready for NAFTA failure — Government seeks to maintain cabinet …

Canada

Morneau's millions, military hardship pay top list of Tory supply day motions

Should the Conservatives show their support for Canadian soldiers by urging the Liberals to drop their plan to impose new limits on the annual …

Bill Morneau

CRA blocks calls, often gives taxpayers wrong information, auditor says

The Canada Revenue Agency blocked 29 million calls – or more than half of its call volume – over a one-year period, forcing some taxpayers to make up to four call attempts per week with no guarantee of reaching an agent, according to a new report.<p>Auditor-General Michael Ferguson's fall report also …

Business (Canada)

Laurier university issues apology in censorship controversy

Wilfrid Laurier University officials have offered one of their T.A.s an apology for the way they handled a complaint surrounding her tutorial.<p>The …

Canadian News

Apology Laurier's 'only option' and not sincere, sanctioned TA says

'I didn’t expect their apology to be sincere. I don’t think that they are sincere'<p>Lindsay Shepherd says she's glad her supervising professor and the …

Education

Andrew Scheer’s dad jeans and awkward hellos are painstakingly deliberate

Scheer’s new ad may seem too poorly executed to be calculating, but the Conservative leader is positioning himself as the only un-slick future …

Canadian News

Andrew Scheer Calls Wilfrid Laurier University Controversy 'Egregious'

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the academic freedom controversy at Wilfrid Laurier University is "precisely" why he proposed during the Tory …

Canadian News

COMMENTARY: Laurier’s apology isn’t enough — students deserve committment to free speech

It’s the video clip seen ’round the world.<p>Story continues below<p>University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson’s tens of millions of YouTube views …

Censorship

It’s ‘disrespectful’ that White Rock council not notified of Trudeau visit: mayor - Surrey Now-Leader

Mayor Wayne Baldwin says it’s “extremely disappointing, disrespectful and a total breach of protocol” that City of White Rock council was not …

Canada

Evening Brief: Pay pain, pardons and parties at Pearson

<b>Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by the new Chamber of Marine Commerce who are currently looking for a Senior Director of Government and</b> …

Bill Morneau

Conservatives slam Trudeau as soft on terror as push for security changes begins

OTTAWA –The Opposition says it will not support the Liberal bill to overhaul national security, with Conservatives ripping Prime Minister Justin …

Canadian News

Payroll problems, Syrian refugee resettlement are on auditor general's radar

Spending watchdog Michael Ferguson's fall reports take aim at six federal programs today<p>Canada's spending watchdog will release his fall reports …

Canada

Trudeau China Trip On The Table, But No Decision Made On Free Trade Pact

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is looking at a possible trade trip to China early next month but Canada isn't ready to launch formal free …

China

Six candidates now in running for South Surrey-White Rock seat… so far - Surrey Now-Leader

Six candidates are now vying for the South Surrey-White Rock seat left vacant by the resignation of former Conservative MP Dianne Watts.<p>In addition …

Libertarian Party

Roy Green: Treating politics like sports — and sports like politics

The lines are drawn. Taunts fill the air and occupy disproportionate space on social media. It’s liberals versus conservatives — much as it might be …

Elections

EXCLUSIVE: Justin Trudeau set to head to China in December to open free trade talks

Justin Trudeau is expected to announce he is heading to Beijing early next month to launch free trade talks with China.<p>The trip has not been …

Canadian News

That time conservatives saved the planet from climate change

What happened to the conservatism that enabled the Montreal Protocol and healed the ozone?<p>You'd be forgiven for a doing a double-take when noticing …

Climate

Smyth: Trudeau’s Liberals look to steal Surrey seat away from Tories | The Province

Columnist Mike Smyth writes about the approaching federal byelection in South Surrey-White Rock. Could Justin Trudeau's Liberals steal this one away …

Canadian News

In Maxime Bernier's not-quite-tell-all book, he promises to reveal how he can 'fix' Canada

'The book will be about my vision of the country. What's wrong with our country and how we can fix it'<p>In those anxious days before the Conservative …

Canada

As the economy soars, Trudeau's poll numbers sink. What gives?

<i>It’s the economy, stupid.</i> Ever since Bill Clinton’s campaign guru, James Carville, used a variation of that phrase during the 1992 election campaign …

Denis Coderre

Trudeau's Liberals seriously messed up the national MMIWG inquiry

This week in <i>This Magazine</i><p>It's no secret: Canada's national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is a mess. The inquiry has …

Canadian News

3 Things Andrew Scheer Could Learn From Cocktail Circuits And Celebrities

Andrew Scheer in a new Conservative ad. Photo, CPC.<p>The title of the newly released Conservative ad is “I’m Andrew Scheer,” but it could have just as …

Government questions BCUC on Site C report. Plus: B.C.'s most profitable adopting artificial intelligence

Mining and Energy<p>Key questions to utilities commission include who should pay $4 billion for cancelling Site C ...<p>Real Estate<p>Since April 1, foreign …

Trudeau mania, Scheer enthusiasm in B.C. this week

Signs that a byelection is around the corner were aplenty on the Semiahmoo Peninsula Wednesday, as leaders of two major political parties made …

Canada

Tories express shock, sadness at sudden death of first Filipino-Canadian senator

Tobias Enverga Jr., the first Filipino-Canadian ever appointed to the Senate, has died while on a parliamentary visit to Colombia.<p>Conservatives on …

Canadian News

With by-election on horizon, Deputy Liberal Leader Ralph Goodale will talk tough about guns in Surrey

Less than a month before voters in South Surrey and White Rock will elect a new MP, the Liberal public safety minister will pay a visit to B.C.'s …

Canada