- Canadians’ trust in Facebook in free fall: report
- Morning Brief: The great pipeline showdown
- New paid gigs for post-secondary students in nuclear, electricity sectors to be unveiled
- Arrogant cartoon
- iPolitics AM: Team Trudeau gets down to (closed-door) cabinet business in wake of Trans Mountain pipeline news
- Feds spent $150k to find out if Canadians like parks. They do.
- RCMP says it won’t know rifles, shotguns are being sold under new vetting
- Suspended Vice-Admiral Mark Norman to appear in court on breach of trust charge
- It’s time to get Trans Mountain done, Mr. Trudeau
- Ongoing protests behind halting of Trans Mountain expansion: activists
Posted: 10 Apr 2018 05:01 AM PDT
Canadians' trust in Facebook appears to be in free fall — and it's a downward plummet that started even before the ongoing uproar over alleged abuse of Facebook data by Cambridge Analytica and other data-mining firms. An annual "CanTrust Index" is showing a 17-point drop in trust for Facebook in just one year — from […]
Posted: 10 Apr 2018 04:01 AM PDT
Posted: 10 Apr 2018 04:00 AM PDT
Heads up, university and college student job-hunters: Team Trudeau is set to unveil a fresh batch of "paid work placements" earmarked for post-secondary attendees currently studying in the fields of electricity and environmental science. According to the matching advisories sent out by their respective offices, Employment Minister Patty Hajdu and Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos […]
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Posted: 10 Apr 2018 02:53 AM PDT
Posted: 10 Apr 2018 02:45 AM PDT
Parliament may still be on hiatus, but the Team Trudeau cabinet is back in session as of this afternoon, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to hold what Canadian Press is describing as an “emergency meeting” to consider what, if anything, Ottawa can do to persuade Kinder Morgan to reverse its decision to suspend […]
Posted: 10 Apr 2018 02:30 AM PDT
Parks Canada shelled out $150,821 for a phone poll asking Canadians if they enjoyed visiting national parks last year. It’s a figure critics call ridiculous, but the agency defends, noting its staff – who normally do in-person satisfaction surveys – dealt with an influx of visitors during Canada 150 celebrations when admission was free. According […]
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Posted: 10 Apr 2018 02:25 AM PDT
A new Liberal gun bill governing sales of rifles and shotguns contains a licence vetting system so far from the former long gun registry that the RCMP will not even know whether individual long guns are actually being sold, the Mountie national firearms office says. In reaction to a claim from the National Firearms Association […]
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Posted: 10 Apr 2018 01:30 AM PDT
OTTAWA — One of the military’s most senior officers is slated to face accusations in court today that he broke the law by leaking sensitive information to a Quebec shipyard. Vice-Admiral Mark Norman was charged last month with breach of trust following a two-year criminal investigation into the alleged disclosure of classified government information. Norman, who has denied […]
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Posted: 10 Apr 2018 01:08 AM PDT
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the country may be in the throes of "a constitutional crisis" over Kinder Morgan's ultimatum on cancelling the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline unless British Columbia's legal threats against it are withdrawn and certainty on moving ahead are not achieved by May 31. Well, there's a certainly a political […]
Posted: 10 Apr 2018 01:00 AM PDT
VANCOUVER — Protesters who have loudly voiced their opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are taking credit for Kinder Morgan Canada’s decision to pause work on the controversial project. “Every day the protests continue, it gets harder and harder to imagine (the pipeline) going ahead,” said Karen Mahon, campaigns director with the environmental group Stand.Earth. […]
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