SNC-Lavalin lowballed Ottawa City Council for winning light-rail bid, failed technical score
The latest documents provided by the city clerk also indicate SNC-Lavalin was the only one of six bidders who did not make the technical grade but was the lowest bidder, and by a long shot.
Liberal immigration minister suggests that Conservatives “dance with white supremacists”
AImmigration Minister Ahmed Hussen recently suggested in a speech during Canada Day that “Islamophobia was the norm” in Canada and that Conservatives “dance with white supremacists”
Liberal majority quashes investigations into claims of PMO pressure leveled by former China ambassadors
“From free speech, to not muzzling people, to ensuring that we have a non-partisan public service and there is no way a Prime Minister’s Office is…asking public servants to behave in a partisan way,” Conservative MP Leona Alleslev said of the need for further investigation.
Catherine McKenna denies species-at-risk status for B.C. trout after government experts warn of extinction
Commercial fishers in British Columbia came out winners in a decision over the fate of Chilcotin and Thompson Rivers’ steelhead trout, after Environment Minister Catherine McKenna declined a scientific board’s advice the species be listed as endangered.
‘Emergency meeting’ called after former ambassadors allege PMO requested they “get with the program” on China
Parliament’s foreign affairs committee will hold an emergency session Tuesday after two former ambassadors to China say Foreign Affairs pressured them to temper comments about the communist state and deteriorating relations with Canada.
Supreme Court nominee Q&A was a big, fat nothing-burger save for resurrecting the SNC Lavalin scandal
Apart from dredging up government scandals from the past, Parliament’s hearings for Supreme Court nominee Nicholas Kasirer’s selection to the country’s top bench were all but a formality Thursday afternoon in Ottawa.
Rich friends, tech friends or green friends: Federal parties in their pre-election hustle
Parties are gearing up to prepare for the 2019 federal election.
Huawei Canada not taking orders from Beijing, says Canadian vice-president
Huawei Canada’s vice president of corporate affairs Alykhan Velshi denied the company is a front for the Communist Party of China amidst cyber and economic espionage threats the country poses to Canada and her allies.
McCallum doesn’t speak for Huawei: Huawei Canada executive
“Let me make it clear. John McCallum doesn’t speak for Huawei Canada, never has. I think Minister (Chrystia) Freeland very helpfully clarified that nor does he speak any longer for the government of Canada,” he said, adding that Huawei Canada wished to align itself with her position.