‘Ad Feminam:’ No let up in attacks against female politicians
Catherine McKenna’s office was recently the target of a verbal attack. It is just one in a string of misogynist attacks that have happened throughout her political career.
Unhappy campers protest Liberal government, COVID-19 measures
Since Canada Day, members have of the Canadian Revolution have been protesting against the Liberal government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Police chiefs urge decriminalization of drug possession; policy experts urge faster, broader reform
Despite police chiefs urging the decriminalization of personal drug use, Canadian drug policy experts say that more needs to be done to keep community members safe.
Liberal MP Francis Drouin open to renaming federal riding that honours 19th-century slave owner Peter Russell
Liberal MP Francis Drouin, who represents the Ottawa-area constituency of Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, says he’s open to renaming his riding to erase its association with 19th-century slave owner Peter Russell. Russell, a top-level administrator in Upper Canada in the late 1700s and early 1800s, fought for special exemptions for slave owners, including…
‘Insurmountable’ odds: Canada loses bid for seat on UN Security Council to Ireland, Norway
Canada lost its bid for a two year term on the United Nations Security Council.
New government, new Speaker, new speech combine to open a minority Parliament
The 43rd Parliament of Canada has opened with the election of the Speaker of the House and the speech from the throne. Many have high expectations for the coming parliament, while others remain skeptical after a divisive election cycle.
Trudeau puts two Ottawa MPs, Mona Fortier and Catherine McKenna, in cabinet
This afternoon at Rideau Hall, Prime Minister Trudeau revealed the new cabinet, including two local female MPs.
Humane Canada calls on parties to create animal welfare department
Humane Canada is calling upon the parties to commit to the creation of an animal welfare ministry within their