Tag: Leaders

Madly off in all directions, federal leaders go on the hunt for your vote. Have they got your attention yet?

OTTAWA—The kickoff of the 2019 federal election campaign saw the country collectively shrug while six party leaders threw themselves into a frenzy. The past seven days had an unfocused feel, after a summer-long precampaign campaign of ads, government spending and politicians popping up everywhere on the barbecue circuit. Now there was more of it. For…

Federal party leaders address gun violence after weekend shooting near Toronto

OTTAWA—What police were calling an “ambush-style” shooting in the Toronto area that left one teenager dead and five other people injured saw federal party leaders swiftly move to offer condolences Sunday but little in the way of new ideas to address gun violence in Canada’s cities. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau had already been on the…

McCabe, Rosenstein must testify to explain claim that DOJ discussed removing Trump, GOP leaders say

The top Republicans on the House and Senate Judiciary Committees are calling for former FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to testify before their respective panels, following McCabe’s explosive claims in an interview this week that senior Justice Department officials had considered removing President Trump using the 25th Amendment. According to…

B.C. First Nations leaders raise concerns at NEB hearing over pipeline impact on land

VICTORIA—First Nations leaders from British Columbia told a National Energy Board hearing in Victoria that there are serious concerns about the potential impacts of an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline on their homelands. Two leaders representing the Fraser Valley’s Sto:lo Tribal Council say protection of the Fraser River’s salmon, animals and surrounding lands is their eternal…