Poilievre charges an attempt to distract: Brown

Poilievre charges an attempt to distract: Brown

Conservative Party leadership contender Patrick Brown says accusations by Pierre Poilievre that his campaign funded membership fees are an attempt to distract from his rival’s economic policy pledges. Brown said Poilievre is hiding behind the attacks as the world’s cryptocurrency market tanks. “This is Pierre Poilievre trying to change the channel. This week, there was … Read more

Russian ambassador says he’s ‘on the right side of history’

Russian ambassador says he’s ‘on the right side of history’

Russia’s ambassador to Canada says he fully supports what he calls his country’s “special military operation” in Ukraine. “I’m a patriot of my country, and I stand with my president and I stand with the troops on the ground,” Russian ambassador Oleg Stepanov said on CTV’s Question Period. “Me and my colleagues here at the … Read more

Conservative leadership candidate Lewis says she can unify

Conservative leadership candidate Lewis says she can unify

Leslyn Lewis says that, in making her second attempt to become leader of the Conservative Party, she’s confident that she can unify the party while promoting socially-conservative positions. Over successive leadership races, the Federal Conservatives have been debating what direction the party should be heading, and whether it’s possible to elect a leader that can … Read more

Trudeau sanctions Putin’s daughters | CTV News

Trudeau sanctions Putin’s daughters |  CTV News

Canada is sanctioning Russian President Vladimir Putin’s two adult daughters, as part of a fresh round of punitive measures aimed at more than two dozen “close associates” of Putin, including Russian oligarchs and their family members. The pair—Mariya Vorontsova (Putina) and Katerina Tikhonova—are now subject to fiscal and other penalties, as part of a growing … Read more

Patrick Brown’s pitch for selling Conservative party memberships

Patrick Brown’s pitch for selling Conservative party memberships

An apology to the Tamil community, improving cricket infrastructure, and putting a visa office in Kathmandu are just some of the promises Patrick Brown has made in hopes of becoming the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. But a search for these pledges on the campaign website, and social media accounts of the … Read more

Conservative leadership: Aitchison would scrap carbon tax

Conservative leadership: Aitchison would scrap carbon tax

Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate Scott Aitchison says while a price on carbon might be the “most effective” policy to curb emissions, he’d scrap it anyway. In an interview on CTV’s Question Period airing Sunday, the Ontario-based MP said while he wouldn’t introduce a tax policy as leader, he will put forward a climate … Read more

Canada takes aim at Russian defense sector with sanctions

Canada takes aim at Russian defense sector with sanctions

OTTAWA — Canada’s foreign minister told Indonesian leaders on Monday that Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister do not belong at the G20 summit that they are hosting later this year. But Melanie Joly said Canada committed to helping Indonesia salvage the summit that it will be chairing as the G20 rotating president. The gathering … Read more

Canada takes aim at Russian defense sector with sanctions

Canada takes aim at Russian defense sector with sanctions

OTTAWA — Canada is targeting Russia’s defense industry with its latest round of sanctions over Moscow’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine. Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says the new measures impose restrictions on 33 entities in the Russian defense sector. She says the organizations have provided support to the Russian military — directly or indirectly — … Read more

Conservative leadership: Charest condemns Poilievre

Conservative leadership: Charest condemns Poilievre

Doubling down on his condemnation of his Conservative leadership rival, Jean Charest says that Pierre Poilievre should be disqualified from becoming leader of the federal Conservative party over his support of the “Freedom Convoy.” “Everyone knows that Pierre Poilievre supported the blockade,” Charest said in an interview on CTV’s Question Period. “If you say to … Read more

Ukraine: Feds announces additional measures for refugees

Ukraine: Feds announces additional measures for refugees

The federal government has announced additional measures to help refugees trying to flee Ukraine and come to Canada. Speaking at the Global Citizen-organized social media rally Stand Up for Ukraine on Saturday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a series of measures to make it easier for Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s invasion come to Canada. These measures … Read more