Budget watchdog says Ottawa’s emission reduction targets will be tough to hit

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Budget watchdog says Ottawa’s emission reduction targets will be tough to hit” – below is their description. Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux tells Power & Politics the federal government will need additional measures to hit emissions targets. CBC News YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in … Read more Budget watchdog says Ottawa’s emission reduction targets will be tough to hit

Feds offers vague promises over military misconduct as ombudsman slams them for inaction

Global News published this video item, entitled “Feds offers vague promises over military misconduct as ombudsman slams them for inaction” – below is their description. Canada’s military ombudsman Gregory Lick offered a scathing assessment of Ottawa’s handling of sexual misconduct in the military. Lick said internal mechanisms meant to support victims of misconduct have gone … Read more Feds offers vague promises over military misconduct as ombudsman slams them for inaction

Global National: June 22, 2021 | Ottawa under fire for military misconduct failures

Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: June 22, 2021 | Ottawa under fire for military misconduct failures” – below is their description. In tonight’s top story: Canada’s military ombudsman Gregory Lick slammed the federal government Tuesday for its handling of military sexual misconduct cases. As Mercedes Stephenson reports, Lick is calling for … Read more Global National: June 22, 2021 | Ottawa under fire for military misconduct failures

Ottawa to allow individuals with approved permanent residency to enter Canada

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Ottawa to allow individuals with approved permanent residency to enter Canada” – below is their description. The federal government will now allow those who have been approved for permanent residency to enter Canada after being stuck in limbo because of the pandemic.  CBC News YouTube Channel Got a … Read more Ottawa to allow individuals with approved permanent residency to enter Canada

Advocate calls for auditor general for First Nations finances

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Advocate calls for auditor general for First Nations finances” – below is their description. In Alberta, an advocate who has long called for improved financial accountability from First Nations leaders says it’s time for Ottawa to do more.   CBC News YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your … Read more Advocate calls for auditor general for First Nations finances

Black Lives Matter marks Juneteenth in Ottawa with protest

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Black Lives Matter marks Juneteenth in Ottawa with protest” – below is their description. Protesters in Ottawa are calling for police accountability and justice reform on the same day the U.S. is observing a new federal holiday that commemorates the end of slavery. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.6070354 CBC … Read more Black Lives Matter marks Juneteenth in Ottawa with protest

MPs not running in next federal election reflect on time in Ottawa

CBC News published this video item, entitled “MPs not running in next federal election reflect on time in Ottawa” – below is their description. Liberal MP Wayne Easter and Conservative MP Cathy McLeod join Power & Politics to talk about their experiences in the House of Commons and how it has changed throughout the years. … Read more MPs not running in next federal election reflect on time in Ottawa

Indigenous people can use traditional names on passports, other IDs, Ottawa announces

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Indigenous people can use traditional names on passports, other IDs, Ottawa announces” – below is their description. The federal government has announced that it is implementing No. 17 of the 94 calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission by allowing Indigenous people to reclaim traditional names … Read more Indigenous people can use traditional names on passports, other IDs, Ottawa announces

Canada finalizing plans on how to honour Afghanistan mission veterans

Global News published this video item, entitled “Canada finalizing plans on how to honour Afghanistan mission veterans” – below is their description. A government-appointed panel that is planning a permanent monument in Ottawa for those who served Canada during its military mission in Afghanistan has narrowed down design submissions to five finalists. Canada’s military involvement … Read more Canada finalizing plans on how to honour Afghanistan mission veterans

Global National: June 13, 2021 | Canada and allies mount pressure on China as G7 summit ends

Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: June 13, 2021 | Canada and allies mount pressure on China as G7 summit ends” – below is their description. On his final day at the G7 summit, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he’s committed to sharing the COVID-19 vaccine, and insisted Canada and its allies … Read more Global National: June 13, 2021 | Canada and allies mount pressure on China as G7 summit ends

Ottawa says it will complete vaccine deliveries to territories this week

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Ottawa says it will complete vaccine deliveries to territories this week” – below is their description. The Public Health Agency of Canada says territories should have all the supplies they need by the end of this week to vaccinate everyone. Yukon Premier Sandy Silver speaks with Power & … Read more Ottawa says it will complete vaccine deliveries to territories this week

What will Canada’s mandatory quarantine hotel exemption mean for travellers?

Global News published this video item, entitled “What will Canada’s mandatory quarantine hotel exemption mean for travellers?” – below is their description. Canada is taking the first steps towards lifting COVID-19 travel restrictions. Sometime in early July, the federal government says fully-vaccinated Canadian citizens and permanent residents returning home by air won’t have to quarantine … Read more What will Canada’s mandatory quarantine hotel exemption mean for travellers?

Trudeau vows to combat Islamophobia, critics say start with Quebec’s Bill-21

Global News published this video item, entitled “Trudeau vows to combat Islamophobia, critics say start with Quebec’s Bill-21” – below is their description. The debate over Quebec’s controversial Bill 21 is heating up in the wake of the Islamophobic attack in London, Ontario, where four Muslim family members were killed when they were hit by … Read more Trudeau vows to combat Islamophobia, critics say start with Quebec’s Bill-21

Global National: June 9, 2021 | Will suspect in London, Ont. attack be charged with terrorism?

Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: June 9, 2021 | Will suspect in London, Ont. attack be charged with terrorism?” – below is their description. In London, Ontario, the community is paying tribute to the four victims of an Islamophobic attack: Salman Afzaal, 46; his wife Madiha Salman, 44; their daughter Yumna … Read more Global National: June 9, 2021 | Will suspect in London, Ont. attack be charged with terrorism?

Canada’s duty-free shops seek federal aid as pandemic travel rules crush business

Global News published this video item, entitled “Canada’s duty-free shops seek federal aid as pandemic travel rules crush business” – below is their description. The pandemic has forced many of Canada’s retailers to pivot their business to survive. But Canada’s 33 duty-free shops across the country, along its border with the United States, have faced … Read more Canada’s duty-free shops seek federal aid as pandemic travel rules crush business