Highlights/Trudeau

Politics, Society

Fraud and corruption: SNC-Lavalin to stand trial

A court in the French-speaking province of Quebec ruled that there was enough evidence against SNC-Lavalin for the engineering company to face trial for fraud and corruption. The decision was made after months of lobbying by the company to avoid» 

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Trudeau to apologize and exonerate an historical Indigenous leader

An indigenous Chief known as Poundmaker, who had been charged and convicted of treason-felony, will be exonerated today along with an apology from Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. Canada’s only “civil war” took place shortly after the nation’s creation. In» 

International, Society

Trudeau extends best wishes for Nowruz

Nowruz marks the start of spring and the New Year in the Persian calendar and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau extended best wishes to all who celebrate it. He also used the occasion to remind Canadians “that inclusion and respect for» 

International, Society

Mosque attack leaves Quebec City victims ‘in shock’

The shooting rampages at two mosques in New Zealand is particularly horrifying for survivors of a similar attack that killed six people in Quebec City on January 29, 2017. The New Zealand shooter had written the name of several killers» 

International, Politics, Society

SNC Lavalin scandal: Another faux-pas for the Liberal government?

The scandal that is rocking the Liberal government of Justin Trudeau has grown yet again. The government also seems to be continuing on a rocky path and strategy. An emergency meeting of the Justice Committee investigating the situation was shut» 

The LINK Online, Mar. 8-9-10, 2019

Your hosts Lynn, Terry, Marie-Claude, and Marc (video of show at bottom) Canada’s Prime Minister insists “no inappropriate pressure” in SNC Lavalin case The SNC Lavalin scandal as it’s being called continues to dog the Liberal government of Prime Minister» 

Politics

Prime minister insists no inappropriate pressure applied in SNC-Lavalin case

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a news conference on the controversy surrounding engineering firm SNC-Lavalin and the question of whether it should face criminal charges or be allowed to negotiate a remediation agreement. Former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould has said» 

Twice yearly, native settlements were visited by a government doctor. Shown here is T.J.Orford, doctor and agent for the James Bay district, with a child showing signs of tuberculosis. The child will be hospitalized "outside"(ie in southern Canada) at government expense. Jan. 1946 (Library and ARchives Canada, Mikan-3225246)

Health, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Prime Minister to apologize to Inuit for mistreatment during TB programme

9,000 government files to be opened for searches of missing Inuit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit Iqaluit, Nunavut tomorrow where it is expected he will apologize for treatment of Inuit during various tuberculosis crises across the north over several» 

International, Society

‘Stand up to hatred, racism’ urges leader

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used the occasion of Raoul Wallenberg Day to issue a news release decrying “a resurgence of hatred, racism, and anti-Semitism in our world.” Justin Trudeau called Wallenberg a hero and humanitarian whose work saved tens» 

Environment, Health, Internet, Science and Technology

Discovery of lingering effects of anti-depressants across generations

Researchers in Ottawa have been studying the effects of a common anti-depressant, Prozac, on the environment. When people take Prozac or other pharmaceuticals, some of it passes out of the body into sewage systems to waste treatment plants, and then»