Trudeau and family head to Costa Rica for 2-week vacation – National

Trudeau and family head to Costa Rica for 2-week vacation – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 31, 2022 5:06 pm Updated July 31, 2022 6:58 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –HAS Larger font Increase article font size HAS+ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading to Costa Rica for a two-week vacation with his family. The Prime Minister’s Office says the family is … Read more

Former Conservative PM Stephen Harper endorses Pierre Poilievre for party leader

Former Conservative PM Stephen Harper endorses Pierre Poilievre for party leader

Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Party leadership candidate, attends a barbecue party in Calgary on July 9, 2022.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press Former Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper has endorsed Pierre Poilievre to be the party’s next leader. In a rare public return to party politics, Harper, who didn’t wade into the Tories’ 2017 and 2020 leadership races, … Read more

Stephen Harper endorses Pierre Poilievre for party leader

Stephen Harper endorses Pierre Poilievre for party leader

OTTAWA — Former Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper has endorsed Pierre Poilievre to be the party’s next leader. In a rare public return to party politics, Harper released a short video on Twitter discussing his endorsement. Harper says the contest to lead the party is filled with candidates, but one stands out. The former prime … Read more

Pope Francis in Canada: Itinerary of the papal visit

Pope Francis in Canada: Itinerary of the papal visit

Pope Francis is set to arrive in Canada on Sunday for a six-day tour, marking the first papal visit to the country in 20 years. The pope is scheduled to travel to Edmonton, Quebec City and Iqaluit, where he will meet with Indigenous leaders and residential school survivors. He is expected to deliver an apology … Read more

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces Oceans Protection Plan 2.0

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces Oceans Protection Plan 2.0

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on Bowen Island Tuesday morning to make an announcement about the federal government’s Oceans Protection Plan. Trudeau announced the next stage of the plan, calling it 2.0 with another two billion dollars in funding allocated for the project. “We’ll take action to combat emerging threats to our marine safety and … Read more

Trudeau visit to Ottawa-area brewery canceled after protesters gather outside

Trudeau visit to Ottawa-area brewery canceled after protesters gather outside

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s day of whistle stops in the Ottawa area ended early Friday as anti-Liberal protesters gathered outside a brewery before he arrived. Following uneventful stops in Gatineau Park in Quebec and two Ottawa suburbs earlier in the day, Trudeau was on his way to the Brasserie Etienne Brule Brewery in Embrun, Ont., … Read more

Canada Day celebrations return in-person as festivities, protests converge in Ottawa

Canada Day celebrations return in-person as festivities, protests converge in Ottawa

A Skyhawk member glides beside the Peace tower during Canada Day events in Ottawa on July 1.Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press Canadians across the country celebrated Canada Day largely unobstructed by pandemic restrictions for the first time in three years, with some taking the holiday as an opportunity to revive anti-government protests in Ottawa. The largest … Read more

‘Freedom’ protesters are angry and returning to Ottawa

‘Freedom’ protesters are angry and returning to Ottawa

The honking. The semi-trucks clogging the streets around Parliament Hill. The constant bellows of “freedom!” For three weeks this winter, that scene was a crisis for police, politicians and downtown Ottawa residents that only ended after the federal government invoked the never-before-used Emergencies Act to clear what it described as a dangerous damaging and illegal … Read more

Trudeau slams ‘horrific’ US Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade – National

Trudeau slams ‘horrific’ US Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v.  Wade – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slammed the US Supreme Court ruling stripping American women and people who can get pregnant of the right to abortions, calling it “horrific.” The top court overturned the previous-setting Roe v. Wade decision on Friday. “The news coming out of the United States is horrific. My heart goes out to the … Read more

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