Justin Trudeau rejected idea of ​​negotiating on government policy during convoy protests, referred to ‘armed insurrection’

Justin Trudeau rejected idea of ​​negotiating on government policy during convoy protests, referred to ‘armed insurrection’

According to notes taken at the time by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s deputy chief of staff, the prime minister said of convoy protesters, ‘They can’t undermine democracy by terrorizing populations. This is bigger than neighborhoods in Ottawa.’LARS HAGBERG/Reuters Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shot down the idea of ​​negotiating changes to government policy and referred to … Read more

Alberta NDP says BC doctor deal a wake-up call to Smith to knock off pseudo-science

Alberta NDP says BC doctor deal a wake-up call to Smith to knock off pseudo-science

Alberta’s Opposition NDP leader says a proposed pay deal for BC doctors is a wake-up call to Premier Danielle Smith to knock off the pseudo-science and put down the wrecking ball aimed at the province’s health system. Rachel Notley says the BC contract shows the race is on for scarce talent in the health field … Read more

Alberta moving to prevent return of mask mandates in K-12 schools

Alberta moving to prevent return of mask mandates in K-12 schools

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says cabinet will explore how to assert the government’s authority to keep mask mandates out of schools,JASON FRANSON/The Canadian Press Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says her government is moving to prevent the return of any mask mandates in elementary and high schools in the future – a decision medical professionals and … Read more

Danielle Smith backs off World Economic Forum, says federal government to be treated like a lobbyist in Alberta

Danielle Smith backs off World Economic Forum, says federal government to be treated like a lobbyist in Alberta

EDMONTON — At Premier Danielle Smith’s first UCP convention as leader, she backed off attacking her health authority’s partnership with the World Economic Forum while doubling down on her controversial pledge to not respect various federal policies in Alberta. Her comments came during her media availability after delivering what was a well-received speech — much … Read more

Smith’s discrimination remark making Alberta an international embarrassment: NDP

Smith’s discrimination remark making Alberta an international embarrassment: NDP

Alberta’s Opposition NDP leader says Premier Danielle Smith has made the province an international embarrassment by proclaiming those who didn’t get vaccinated during COVID-19 endured the worst discrimination she’s seen in her lifetime. Rachel Notley says the United Conservative Party premier needs to withdraw the comment, apologize and be clear where she stands on previous … Read more

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith walks back how about unvaccinated

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith walks back how about unvaccinated

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith holds her first press conference in Edmonton, on Tuesday October 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason FransonJASON FRANSON/The Canadian Press Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has clarified a widely condemned how she made that people who choose not to get the COVID-19 vaccine are the “most discriminated-against group” of her lifetime – though … Read more

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith calls unvaxxed ‘most discriminated against group’

Danielle Smith backs off World Economic Forum, says federal government to be treated like a lobbyist in Alberta

EDMONTON—In the eyes of Alberta’s newly minted premier, Danielle Smith, unvaccinated people have faced an “extreme level” of inequity that is unparalleled and, she says, she plans to protect them under the province’s Human Rights Act. “They have been the most discriminated against group that I’ve ever witnessed in my lifetime,” Smith said Tuesday during … Read more

Jason Kenney has his say on election front-runner Danielle Smith’s Sovereignty Act: Alberta would be a ‘laughingstock’

Jason Kenney has his say on election front-runner Danielle Smith’s Sovereignty Act: Alberta would be a ‘laughingstock’

Jason Kenney responds to a question from the media on the final day of the summer meeting of Canada’s premieres at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria on July 12, 2022.CHAD HIPOLITO/The Canadian Press Jason Kenney has avoided saying much about the United Conservative Party contest that will see him replaced as leader and Premier this … Read more

Nova Scotia reverses course, scraps non-resident property tax

Nova Scotia reverses course, scraps non-resident property tax

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston in March, 2022. The Premier said the now-cancelled tax hike was an attempt to slow real estate speculation.Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston has reversed course on a plan to hike taxes on properties owned by non-residents, saying he was concerned about the damage it would cause … Read more

Matthews scores 60th goal of season for Maple Leafs

Matthews scores 60th goal of season for Maple Leafs

Auston Matthews became the first United States-born player in NHL history to score 60 goals in a season when he scored two for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 3-0 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Tuesday. “It was pretty special,” Matthews said. “Just the reception from my teammates, … Read more