Month: July 2021

Trudeau, political leaders ask Canadians to delicately balance celebration and reflection on Canada Day

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is asking that people celebrating Canada Day also make time to reflect on the nation’s historical failures and commit to building a more fair and equitable society. “Today, we celebrate our country and everyone who calls it home,” said Trudeau in a media statement. “But while we acknowledge our successes, we […]

Highway 404 corridor extension, Ontario Line expansion among potential long-term transport projects

Billed as a roadmap to making Ontario a “world leader in the safe, efficient and sustainable transportation of people and goods,” the Ford government has released a discussion paper outlining potential megaprojects that could stretch across the Greater Golden Horseshoe as part of a 30-year transportation plan. However, the lofty 34-page document, which contains proposals […]

Military ombudsman doubles down in dispute with DND, demands return of spending power

Canada’s military ombudsman — who recently accused the Liberal government of interfering in an ongoing investigation — has increased the stakes in his behind-the-scenes battle with the Department of National Defence. In letters exchanged over the past week with the department’s deputy minister and the acting chief of the defence staff, Gregory Lick said he’s willing to […]

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