Day: March 23, 2022

Canadian military reports sagging recruitment as NATO ramps up deployment in eastern Europe

Canada’s military reports that it’s roughly 7,600 members short of full strength — just as NATO is deploying more troops to eastern Europe in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The latest figure was recorded on Feb. 15 and shows a major shortfall in what the military calls its “trained, effective strength.” The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has roughly 65,000 regular members. “This […]

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney present for money discussions in sham leadership campaign: witnesses

On a summer night in 2017, a wide-ranging cast of Alberta political operatives was sitting around Jeff Callaway’s dining room table in northwest Calgary, eating Indian food, while the booze poured freely. It was there they hatched the final plan for Callaway, a past president of the Wildrose Party, to enter the United Conservative Party […]

$4.9B electric vehicle battery plant announced for Windsor, Ont.

Canada’s first lithium-ion electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plant is coming to Windsor, Ont., as part of a $4.9-billion joint-venture deal between Stellantis and LG Energy Solution, federal and provincial officials announced Wednesday. The operation is set to create 2,500 jobs in the region, with each level of government offering incentives for the project. Ontario Premier […]

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