A former Liberal candidate who came within a five percentage point-margin of unseating Conservative Deputy Leader Lisa Raitt in the 2015 election is accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of manipulating a nomination contest to make way for their preferred candidate, Olympic gold medalist Adam van Koeverden, for the 2019 election.
In a statement released today Justin Trudeau said that former Burnaby South Liberal candidate Karen Wang’s statements were “unacceptable”.
“While the Liberals claim illegal border crossings have no impact on screening or wait times, the facts tell another story.”
A balanced federal budget won’t land until at least 2040 — five years earlier than the government predicted last year — if there aren’t any major economic shocks or new government spending the federal Finance Department says in a new report.
Canada’s politics have long been left-of-center compared with those of its southern neighbor. Its rigid socialized medical system, for instance, allows virtually no private alternatives.
But things may be changing–at least a bit.
The federal Opposition leader is suggesting the Liberals have no intention of beginning the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion before next year’s election.
MPs on the House Justice Committee have unanimously voted to amend the government’s wide-spanning justice reform legislation Bill C-75, to stop certain terrorist offences from potentially being re-classified as summary, and not indictable offences.
The Trudeau government appears to have completely failed their promise of moderate deficits.
The 2019 federal election—coming exactly a year from this Sunday—does not look good for the Trudeau Liberals, with recent polls predicting the next government will be formed by Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives.
And it won’t even be close.
The opposition Conservatives are ringing the alarm bell following an exclusive Sun report revealing that Elections Canada sent a voter registration card to an asylum seeker who has only been in Canada for 18 months.
The sweeping call for the documents came Thursday morning as the committee kicked off hearings into the $15 billion deficit the PCs say the Liberals left behind. Ford ordered the creation of the committee last week, saying: “We’re not going to let Kathleen Wynne and her cronies walk away from their $15-billion scandal.”
The Liberal leader tells a party fundraiser that he and his Liberal party won’t indulge in mudslinging in the coming campaign.
The Liberal government lifted the veil on what it billed Tuesday as a bold plan to strike a blow against poverty across Canada by the end of the next decade — but the plan is absent any new spending or policy proposals that would help slash low-income rates by the year 2030.
Last spring the government introduced Bill C-76, aimed at preventing foreign interference in elections and regulating third-party advocacy groups, as well as undoing a number of controversial measures passed by the previous Conservative government.
But insiders say the Liberals now want to beef up the bill, which was being studied by the procedure and House affairs committee when Parliament broke for the summer.
Laying the groundwork to claim election tampering when Lil’ Potato loses.
The Liberals and this Trudeau government with their “holier than thou” mantra have become a worldwide embarrassment to Canada.