Tag: Party

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…

Manitoba premier promises he’ll end death taxes if his party wins election

WINNIPEG—Premier Brian Pallister says there will be no death taxes in Manitoba if his Progressive Conservatives are re-elected in the upcoming provincial election. Pallister says he would eliminate probate fees and the provincial sales tax on wills — saving a typical family estate more than $ 2,600. The Tories have already announced they would stop…