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Andrew Scheer says Trudeau will hike carbon tax if Liberals win 2019 election

REGINA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer welcomed 2019 with a warning that if Canadians re-elect Justin Trudeau this year, the federal carbon tax that’s going to take effect will only climb. “Canadians know what Justin Trudeau is going to do. Now that his carbon tax is here, it’s only going to go up. And if he gets re-elected in 10 months, it will go up even more,” Scheer ....

Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer owe us the best choice in October

Pro tip for Liberal strategists in the walk-up to October’s federal election: keep your man close to home. Do not, to be more precise, let Justin Trudeau roam the world any more than absolutely necessary. The Liberals have just turned the page on the most challenging year of their mandate — a year that saw Canada buffeted by threats not of its own making. Overall, they d ....

Radio-Canada’s parody on Trudeau’s trip to India causes controversy

A parody by Radio-Canada on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s trip to India last year has sparked off a controversy with some South Asians calling it insulting (‘Completely disrespectful to our cultures’) and others asking fellow South Asians to lighten up (‘People gotta stop taking everything so offensively’). Ina Roy reacted on Radio-Canada’s Facebook: “We a ....

‘He knows the rules’: NDP MP cries foul over Trudeau fundraising video shot in PM's parliamentary office

OTTAWA — NDP MP Charlie Angus is criticizing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for shooting an end-of-year fundraising video in his office on Parliament Hill, in violation of rules that prevent MPs from using parliamentary resources to raise money. The video, posted to Trudeau’s Facebook page on Dec. 28, shows the prime minister in his Centre Block office, flanked by two Canadian fla ....

Radio-Canada parody mocking Trudeau’s India trip blasted as racist, ‘completely disrespectful’

MONTREAL — A character playing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes a drag from a joint and is suddenly transported into a fantasy world where he is dressed in traditional Indian clothing as talking cows are knocked over by a gorilla with Donald Trump’s signature hair and red tie. The scene mocking the prime minister’s ill-fated trip to India last February was part of Radio-Canada ....

Justin Trudeau: The oil patch’s fall guy

You have to give Prime Minister Justin Trudeau some credit for showing up in a city in which he is so detested. But show up the PM did this week in Calgary, to offer less-than-soothing assurances that he understands the depth of the pain the city, and province of Alberta generally, is experiencing. Not surprisingly, those attending the Chamber of Commerce speech that he gave were in no ....

Justin Trudeau’s climate plans are stuck in Alberta’s tar sands

PEDRO PEREIRA ALMAO is performing industrial magic in his lab at the University of Calgary. Lines from a row of tanks feed two greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide and methane, into a chamber the size and shape of a wasp’s nest. Less than a minute later, the other end spits out carbon fibre, a more valuable material that is used in cars, planes, golf clubs and other useful things. Mr Pereira says th ....

Dear Justin: Alberta oil town delivers 6,800 letters for Trudeau

'We just want Canadians to understand the fight we're in to feed our families' A delegation from Drayton Valley braved freezing rain Monday to deliver bags of letters addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the Alberta legislature. The group collected 6,800 letters in five days they hope will highlight the impact low oil prices have had on their central Alberta town. They met with ....

Trudeau, Scheer spar for what might be the last time in Parliament's Centre Block

Parliamentarians are set to leave the building for at least a decade in the new year Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood at his seat in the House of Commons, raised his eyes and gestured to the packed gallery. "I know there may be a few people who are here for the first time, but let me tell you ..." he said, before being drowned out by a wave of catcalls. "The Conservative Party," h ....

U.S. envoy says Trump fond of Trudeau, despite trade tensions

The U.S. ambassador to Canada says President Donald Trump is fond of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau despite tensions that arose during tough talks to renegotiate the North American free-trade deal. Mr. Trump and some of his top advisers have hurled insults at Mr. Trudeau during the contentious trade talks over the past year. The President called Mr. Trudeau “very dishonest and weak ....

5 ways to have legitimate good phone sex

Phone sex is an amazing element in spicing up any couple's sex life, as it helps explore fantasies and strengthen bonds. However, quite a number of people miss out on its benefits due to their inability to legitimately engage in it for fear of "getting it wrong". Here are 5 ways in which you can have amazing phone sex with your partner: 1.  Plan for the occasion ....

Jagmeet Singh aimerait que le Canada reconnaisse le «génocide des sikhs»

Le chef du Nouveau Parti démocratique (NPD), Jagmeet Singh, croit que le Canada devrait reconnaître comme un génocide la vague de violences perpétrées contre les sikhs en Inde, il y a plus de trente ans. M. Singh, qui a passé une partie de la semaine à prendre ses distances face au mouvement indépendantiste sikh, est convaincu que les attaques menées par les hindous contre les sikhs ap ....

La SAQ n'a pas encore décidé si elle vendra ou non les boissons sucrées

Le robinet des boissons énergisantes sucrées à forte teneur en alcool pourrait être complètement fermé sur le marché québécois. La Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) n'a toujours pas décidé si elle acceptera ou non de vendre ces produits dans ses succursales. Achetez votre boisson alcoolisée préférée à la SAQ au Québec, puis essayez de William Hill betting si vous recherch ....

Top Five Most Used Equipment on Work Sites

Construction equipment, whether big or small, has its respective purposes for getting a project done. Some equipment is versatile, while others are only designed to do a certain task. Here is a list of the most used construction equipment, their specific functions, and why it is important to have them to guarantee you a successful project. Excavators What’s a construc ....

7 Types of Construction Cranes and Their Functions

In construction projects, there are different types of cranes utilised, each with their respective purpose. A crane is defined as a piece of heavy equipment – a platform or a tower that has pulleys attached to it. Cranes are used to lift heavy objects in construction areas. Crane operators must have a clear understanding and knowledge of handling different types of cranes, depending on the proje ....

Québec crée un groupe de travail sur l'économie collaborative

Québec crée un groupe de travail dans le but de le conseiller face à l'économie collaborative, pour éviter d'avoir à faire du cas par cas, comme ce qui a été fait avec des entreprises comme Uber ou Airbnb. ....

Le cannabis ne sera pas vendu dans les mêmes lieux que l'alcool

La marijuana à des fins récréatives sera vendue en ligne, dans des commerces privés et dans des magasins exploités par le gouvernement en Colombie-Britannique après la légalisation prévue l'été prochain. ....

L'incertitude entourant l'ALÉNA pourrait nuire à la croissance du PIB canadien

Étirer les négociations sur l'Accord de libre-échange nord-américain (ALÉNA) jusqu'en 2019 prolongerait l'incertitude pour l'économie canadienne, ce qui atténuerait sa croissance au cours de la prochaine année, calculent les économistes de la Banque Scotia. ....