Thursday, May 4, 2017
Ottawa Observations: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Our compilation of some of the stories of note from the day, reviewing the political developments from the Federal scene for Thursday, May 4, 2017.
Case for Canada Infrastructure Bank 'not compelling,' researchers warn
Trudeau attends his first party fundraiser since introduction of new policy
Super Hornets likely cheaper than F-35s, federal officials told Morneau
Parents urge Senate to support bill on gender identity, expression
Ottawa to pull research chair funding unless diversity issue addressed at universities
Canadian citizen detained in Beijing locked in room as punishment
Wynne readies Buy Canadian-style policy to turn tables on U.S.
Home capital faces looming $325 million debt deadline
Did Trump rescue Clark's campaign?
How one man's thirst for cheap beer could redefine trade in Canada
Can the Meredith fallout make the Senate more accountable?
It's crunch time as Conservatives vote for new leader
Canadian passport will have new marker for transgender travellers, justice minister says
Liberals removed lobbyists who signed up for Montreal fundraiser with Justin Trudeau
Federal departments and agencies light up Twitter on Star Wars Day
Political activity audits of charities suspended by Liberals
'Profoundly unfair:' Frustration mounts over immigration lottery that brings parents, grandparents to Canada
The Liberal government is selling faux-progressivism. The NDP should unite in calling it out
Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal of cross-border booze case
'We're so far behind': Canada unprepared for housing needs of rising senior population
Postmedia apologizes to Alberta Sikhs for Harjit Sajjan cartoon
Conrad Black defends Donald Trump at parliamentary committee
How to fight a trade war
Canada's renewed commitment to housing
Carbon schemes doomed to fail
If courts are clogged, why did Crown waste time prosecuting woman who gave pigs water?
Late in the CPC Leadership race, Chong remains a stranger among his own people
'We're not dealing with a monster': Conrad Black tells parliament committee that Trump isn't targeting Canada
After Péledeau exits provincial politics, his media empire sets its sights on Quebec Liberals
Saskatchewan ruling on Catholic schools could have historic influence on Alberta, Ontario if it holds up
America isn't so tough: Canada's founders were much more likely to get shot than men who created U.S.
Why Canada may have missed the boat on building a viable LNG industry
After lobbyists uninvited, Justin Trudeau attends his first party fundraiser since new policy introduced
Logger woes could topple B.C.'s softwood lumber industry
Christy Clark is targeting Donald Trump. What has he said about B.C.?
No Gov't Safety Process for Siting Liquefied Natural Gas Plants: Report
More than 200 dispensaries in Canada have been raided since Justin Trudeau took office