Justin Trudeau

LILLEY: Pipeline protesters losing public support

The protesters who have been attempting to shut down Canada for the past few weeks have captivated media attention and have a lot of politicians nervous, but they are losing public support. Whatever one thinks of the Coastal GasLink Pipeline, most Canadians don’t want to see rail lines blocked, ports shut down or roads closed …

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GUNTER: The throne speech was obsolete by the next day

I can never understand commentators who seem surprised (even irritated) by the vagueness of a throne speech. Vagueness is the point. A typical throne speech is to legislative agendas what daydreaming about winning the lottery is to retirement planning. Vice-regal addresses are accurate indications of a government’s priorities — until all those best-laid plans get …

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Local MP calls on Trudeau to take action as CN Rail strike impacts Western Ontario – London

Karen Vecchio, Conservative MP for Elgin-Middlesex-London, is urging the federal government to reconvene in the wake of the ongoing CN Rail strike. “Right now I don’t see the hope,” Vecchio said, “because we have heard from the minister — they do not plan on going back and they are going to allow the negotiations to …

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