Trudeau’s Chief of Staff to Appear Before Defense Committee

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s chief of staff, Katie Telford, will appear before a parliamentary committee on Friday afternoon, CBC News has learned. Telford offered to appear before the Standing Committee on National Defense after a week in which she was the target of Conservative attacks over her role in the military misconduct scandal rocking the Canadian Forces. Last week, the […]

Canada boycots events marking United Nations anti-racism conference over concerns over anti-Israel statements

The federal government has announced that it will boycott events commemorating the 20th anniversary of a United Nations anti-racism conference in South Africa, citing the legacy of criticism of Israel. A government spokesperson said Canada will join the United States and Australia, which have already announced that they will not attend any of the commemorations scheduled for September. “Canada remains […]

Ontario has pledged to investigate the horrific deaths in long-term care. Now he says that didn’t happen.

Almost a year ago, as the first detailed picture of the true extent of the horror experienced by residents of Ontario’s long-term care system during the pandemic emerged, a visibly emotional Premier, Doug Ford, swore, “There is going to be justice.” Ulcer patients with soiled linens left in bed as COVID-19 tore homes apart, dehydration, cockroaches and staff moving the […]

MPs kill Tory motion to fire prime minister’s adviser over military misconduct scandal

A Conservative motion to topple the Prime Minister’s top adviser on how the Liberal government handled the military sexual misconduct crisis was easily defeated in the House of Commons today. The Bloc Québécois sided with most of the government members in voting against the non-binding motion calling for the dismissal of Katie Telford, chief of staff to the Prime Minister. […]