Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending his government’s update to the Canada Food Guide in the wake of attacks by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer who suggested the changes were riddled with “bias” and driven by “ideology.” “The Canada Food Guide is based on evidence, based on science, based on research,”Read More →

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today defended recruiting a known anti-pipeline campaigner to run for the Liberal Party in Quebec, saying there’s room for ideological diversity in the party’s ranks. Liberals in the Montreal-area riding of Laurier-Sainte-Marie nominated Steven Guilbeault — a household name in Quebec, where he is known for his environmentalRead More →

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is pushing for an emergency Commons committee meeting in the wake of a massive personal data breach at the Desjardins Group — believed to be one of the largest ever among Canadian financial institutions. Last month, the Quebec-based bank revealed that an employee with “ill-intention” collected information about nearly threeRead More →

China is considering halting all meat imports from Canada starting Wednesday after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency notified China that it had discovered a number of inauthentic veterinary health certificates in some meat products bound for China, according to a government official. China already has halted imports from three CanadianRead More →

The new head of Canadian military’s personnel branch delivered a sobering assessment of the international landscape on Thursday, and of how unstable relations among countries have become. “Our splendid isolation that we have enjoyed for so long in Canada is a thing of the past,” said Lt.-Gen Wayne Eyre, whoRead More →

The federal Liberal government is teetering on a tightrope this week as it attempts to prove it can balance economic development with environmental protection during the final sitting of Parliament before the fall election. Bill C-69, legislation overhauling national assessments for major resource and transportation projects, began its final rideRead More →