Canada

Canada – Replacing Phoenix Pay System Cheaper Than Fixing Mess

Replacing Phoenix pay system cheaper than fixing its mess will be, PBO reports The cost of a new pay system for federal civil servants should pale in comparison to the cost of stabilizing the failed Phoenix system, says a new report from Parliament’s spending watchdog. Cleaning up the mess Phoenix has made will cost $2.6 […]

Canada – Trudeau Creating Ministry Of Truth

Canada’s digital charter to combat fake news would fine platforms: Trudeau Canada will introduce a “digital charter” to combat fake news and hate online, Prime Minster Justin Trudeau announced Thursday. Speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris, Trudeau said social media platforms could face fines if the companies don’t police misinformation and extremism. “The […]

Canada – Removing Gender Inequality From Indian Act Is Not That Simple

Indigenous women call on government to remove gender inequality from Indian Act On a day when all mothers are celebrated, two Indigenous women are calling on the Canadian government to ensure all mothers and grandmothers are treated equally. Jeanette Corbiere-Lavell and her daughter Dawn Lavell-Harvard, director of the First People’s House of Learning at Trent […]

Canada – Lets Get Our Priorities Straight

Climate activists protest outside MP’s office Linnea Granberg and Asha Dunn say they’re fighting for the future of the planet. The Grade 11 students joined a group of 30 activists on Friday afternoon at a climate-change rally in front of Liberal MP Patty Hajdu’s Red River Road office, calling on all levels of government to […]

Canada – Soldiers Carrying Guns In Parade

Military on defensive after soldiers wrongly given guns for Sikh parade The Canadian military is scrambling to explain why a group of soldiers was issued weapons to march in a Toronto parade on Sunday for Canada’s Sikh community. Photos and videos of the event show the soldiers, many of them turban-wearing Sikhs, marching in the […]

Canada – SNC Illegal Election Contributions To Liberal Party

Names of SNC employees, executives behind thousands of dollars in illegal Liberal Party donations revealed A confidential document sent to the Liberal Party of Canada in 2016, and obtained by CBC/Radio-Canada, reveals how top officials at the embattled engineering firm SNC-Lavalin were named in a scheme to illegally influence Canadian elections. The list of names, compiled in 2016 […]

Canada – What The SNC Board May Have Known About The Firm’s Dealings In Libya

What the SNC board may have known about the firm’s dealings in Libya — like the office safe with $10M cash There’s no question that millions of dollars in bribes were paid to the Gadhafi regime in Libya to win lucrative contracts for SNC-Lavalin. The former head of the company’s global construction arm admitted to bribery, […]

Canada – Trudeau: Self-Serving Opportunist And Coward

In two years, Liberals go from #WelcomeToCanada to deportations without hearings The refugees that made such useful props for Trudeau in the last election have become an obstacle to his chances in the next. So, over the side they go Andrew Coyne – National Post Naturally, they put it in an omnibus bill. Buried deep […]

Canada – Quebec Religious Symbols Ban Welcomed By Some Who Left Muslim Countries Behind

Interesting. A point of view rarely mentioned in the news. Quebec’s religious symbols ban welcomed by some who left Muslim countries behind For those who see the hijab as a symbol of repression, Bill 21 is a necessary line between church and state Simon Nakonechny · CBC News · Posted: Apr 10, 2019 4:00 AM ET  Ameni Ben Ammar […]

Canada – Trudeau Broke The Law When He Expelled Critics From Liberal Caucus?

Trudeau Broke The Law When He Expelled Critics From Liberal Caucus, MP Says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can’t seem to get out of his own way. Just as the furor from what’s become known as the SNC-Lavalin scandal was dying down, Trudeau has given two of his former cabinet ministers who were at the […]