Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been able to maintain popularity at home during his three years in office despite a challenging, at times combative relationship with the Trump administration since 2017. But amid a conservative rise at home, the young leader of the country’s Liberal Party is about to face a new front from Canada’s most influential province.
The Ontario Liberals fell one seat short of official party status and have asked the new Progressive Conservative government to lower the threshold.
It would be a generous gesture for incoming premier Doug Ford to make that change.
Unsealed police documents from 2014 allege fraud and breach of trust involving Collingwood town hall.
Liberals in Canada are fighting mad over President Trump’s smackdown of their girly man Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
With no lack of remorse, Wynne had stated that she now believes that Doug Ford should change the political rules to better match her circumstances.
The federal government is considering whether to foot the bill for the construction of affordable housing units as part of a fresh push to help military veterans get off the streets, documents obtained by The Canadian Press indicate.
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The commitment would cost taxpayers an estimated $250 million and would apply to those in government recognized daycare.
The Liberal majority on the Nova Scotia legislature’s public accounts committee is being accused of providing political cover for the government after it refused to call recently audited departments to testify.
The investment is a bold move by the federal Liberals. The decision will be wildly popular in Alberta. The Liberals are unlikely to improve upon the four seats they won in Alberta in 2015. However, this investment may prevent the Liberals from being wiped off the electoral map in Alberta next year.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne stopped by the Nickel City on Wednesday as part of a northern Ontario campaign tour.
The premier, who said hers is the only party that really cares about northern Ontario, pledged to increase funding to the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation to $150 million per year by 2020 — an increase of 50 per cent, Wynne said.
As Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals go in Ontario’s spring election, so too will go Philippe Couillard’s ruling party in Quebec in the fall? Given the turn of the campaign for the Ontario Liberals there certainly are too many parallels to comfort their Quebec cousins. But there are also striking differences.
Liberal government says Trans Mountain insurance policy ‘will not be costly’.
Because they don’t have to pay for it.
It’s hard to grasp the level of contempt Premier Kathleen Wynne and her downtown Toronto-centric Liberal inner circle, desperate to hold onto their cushy positions after the June 7 election, must hold for this province’s taxpayers.
This undemocratic dynamic has been known to political watchers since day one but has managed to stay as an inside baseball story. Until now. In recent months, Butts has been drawing his own attention in a way that’s bound to make him a greater liability for the PM moving forward.