Federal Politics

Singh blasts Trudeau, O’Toole for helping big business, super-rich during pandemic

Jagmeet Singh wants the Liberals to extend benefits for unemployed Canadians that he says they are planning to curtail

 

COLUMN: The future of Weather Radio Canada transmitters

The entire Okanagan VHF weather transmitter network is on a potential list to be decommissioned

  • Sep 16, 2020

 

Moe asks Trudeau to make oil and gas commitment in upcoming throne speech

Carbon tax case is to be heard at the country’s top court next week

 

COLUMN: Albas takes new role in shadow cabinet

MP is now Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change

  • Sep 9, 2020

COLUMN: Protecting the privacy of Canadians

Personal information in the government is not as secure as it should be

  • Sep 2, 2020

COLUMN: Federal government changes benefit plan

Canada Emergency Response Benefit will come to an end in September

  • Aug 26, 2020

Okanagan Conservative MP downplays push for fall federal election

But Dan Albas says frustration with scandal-plagued Liberals is growing

COLUMN: Why prorogue parliament?

The most common reason is for the government to outline a new or different direction

  • Aug 20, 2020

COLUMN: Waiting for answers on COVID-19, benefits and WE charity

Recent questions raised in the House of Commons have not yet been answered

  • Aug 13, 2020

Federal parties see drop in donations during height of pandemic

Despite significant financial impacts, political donations have not entirely dried up

COLUMN: B.C. wine will cost more

B.C. wineries already pay a significant amount of taxes to local, provincial and federal governments

  • Jul 31, 2020

COLUMN: A problem with the WE charity

Federal ethics commissioner investigating Trudeau for the third time

  • Jul 15, 2020

COLUMN: Fiscal sticker shock

Deficit and debt increasing while Canada’s credit rating has been downgraded

  • Jul 8, 2020

COLUMN: A celebration of Canada

Canadians found new ways to celebrate Canada Day during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Jul 2, 2020

COLUMN: Confusion surrounds CERB clawback

Initial payment is now described as an advance

  • Jun 24, 2020

COLUMN: Federal bill does not have unanimous support

Some measures in COVID-19 assistance bill were opposed by federal parties

  • Jun 10, 2020

COLUMN: Is parliament essential?

We need time to dig into the books and ensure that taxpayers are being respected

  • Jun 3, 2020

‘Underwhelming’ support for agriculture industry: BC Fruit Growers’ Association

The association said the federal government doesn’t address the sector’s immediate needs

Gray: Answering constituents questions on COVID-19

MP for Kelowna-Lake Country Tracy Gray’s latest column

  • Apr 1, 2020

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19: PMO

‘I will be back on my feet soon’