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News Government General
July 20, 2020  

Liberals’ choice to give WE contract ‘corruption or incompetence’: Scheer

Report by Canadaland raised red flags in 2018 by auditors reviewing WE’s financials, and its board had undergone a major shakeup.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 1, 2020  

PM, Scheer to donate pay hike to charities during COVID-19 crisis

Among the MPs donating the automatic increase as the latest increase in the federal carbon tax goes into effect.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 24, 2020  

No unilateral powers for feds to spend, borrow, tax during virus crisis

Government proposes sweeping new powers for up to 21 months act unilaterally without seeking Parliament’s approval.

News Energy General
February 25, 2020  

Trudeau urges peaceful end to blockades of rail traffic

Scheer says Teck scuttling of oil sands project the result of Trudeau’s doing nothing to end the disruptions for almost three weeks.

News Energy Manufacturing Transportation General
February 20, 2020  

Baloney Meter: Rail blockades and government authority over the police

Conservative claim that the minister of public safety has the ultimate authority over Canada’s national police force is declared a lot of baloney.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 15, 2020  

Would be Conservative leadership contenders grilled on their pasts

Application asks about a candidate’s history, including whether they’ve ever been accused of improper sexual behaviour.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 4, 2019  

Tories are watching Liberal as Parliament returns: Scheer

Leader says opposition to fight hard now the days of a Liberal majority that could do whatever it wanted are over.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 28, 2019  

Scheer to name parliamentary lieutenants amid Tory party strife

Calls to Conservatives are also including frank conversations about the debate raging over his leadership.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 13, 2019  

Scheer seeks common ground, Moe disappointed after Trudeau meeting

Saskatchewan Premier said he didn’t hear there is going to be anything different in terms of support for industry.

News Government General
November 11, 2019  

Parliament set to reconvene with Speaker election on Dec. 5 [UPDATED]

Scheer wanted the House of Commons to begin sitting Nov. 25.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 6, 2019  

Tory MPs reject power to force vote on Scheer’s future [UPDATED]

Baird tapped to lead an external review of how the federal election went wrong.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 31, 2019  

MacKay blames Tory election loss on Scheer’s social conservatism

“It was like having a breakaway on an open net and missing the net.”

News Government Manufacturing General
October 22, 2019  

Election 2019: Liberals knocked backed to a minority government

Trudeau asserts that the October 21 results give him “a clear mandate.”

News Government Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

Election 2019: Federal leaders make final pitch in Quebec

Scheer is confident, Trudeau gets Twitter endorsement from Obama and Singh invokes Layton.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 15, 2019  

Election 2019: Scheer pushes majority, stokes fear of NDP-Liberal coalition

Singh said NDP would “absolutely” consider joining forces with the Liberals to prevent a minority Conservative government.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2019  

Election 2019: Trudeau targeted in English leaders’ debate

No knockouts as the leaders tried to break the impasse going into the final phase of the election.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 7, 2019  

Election 2019: Trudeau attacks Tories for not releasing platform

Leaders prepare for the Oct. 7 debate, the last time any of them will debate each other in English.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 3, 2019  

Election 2019: Scheer in the hot seat during French debate

A strong Conservative showing in Quebec could sink the Liberals.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 1, 2019  

Election 2019: Liberals, Tories, NDP stay in their comfort zones

Leaders scrap over who is promising to spend too much – or not enough.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 25, 2019  

Election 2019: Scheer, Trudeau spar over climate pledges [UPDATED]

Green Leader May offered a detailed spending breakdown, pledging to balance the federal budget by 2024.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
September 25, 2019  

Trudeau, Scheer exchange fire in climate fight on campaign trail

Trudeau an irresponsible steward of the public purse; Scheer a do-nothing denier of climate change.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 23, 2019  

Election 2019: Trudeau, Scheer attack Ford and Wynne [UPDATED]

Leaders exchange fire as they court vote-rich Ontario.

News Government General
September 17, 2019  

Election 2019: Trudeau seeks to one up Conservatives with plan on maternity, parental benefits

Says new parents won’t pay any taxes at all on maternity and parental leave benefits.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 17, 2019  

Election 2019: Scheer to restore child fitness, arts tax credits [UPDATED]

A throwback to the Harper government, no word yet how they would be paid for while balancing the budget by 2025.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 16, 2019  

Election 2019: Trump front and centre in talk of trade, jobs

Federal party leaders joust over the Liberal government’s handling of the marathon NAFTA negotiation.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 28, 2019  

Ambrose doesn’t believe Trudeau caved to Trump on NAFTA

Interim Tory leader after 2015 election disagrees with Scheer, concessions were made but Prime Minister also made important gains.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 26, 2019  

Liberals, Tories unveil campaign slogans and contrasting pitches to voters

Liberals “Choose forward” or Conservatives “It’s time for you to get ahead”.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 11, 2019  

Legault at odds with Alberta, Saskatchewan over Energy East pipeline

But Quebec is backing one major issue with some of the other provinces – opposition of the federal carbon tax.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standard

Brands the new fuel standards as a “secret fuel tax” that adds another four cents a litre.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 19, 2019  

Tax credits, penalizing big polluters, key to Scheer climate plan

Will scrap the federal carbon tax but keep a price on pollution for heavy industrial emitters.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 5, 2019  

Scheer vows internal free trade deal for a stronger federation

Will appoint a minister who will negotiate a comprehensive, formal free-trade deal with the provinces.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 30, 2019  

Baloney Meter: A lot of it in Scheer statements on energy independence

Experts question the economic and environmental wisdom of ending all oil imports to Canada.