Scheer demands response from former Justice Minister on SNC-Lavalin allegations; Abusive coaches a big concern in Canada
Scheer pressures Trudeau to let Jody Wilson-Raybould speak in SNC-Lavalin matter
Andrew Scheer is demanding to hear from Ottawa’s former Justice Minister.
The Tory leader is pressuring Trudeau to allow Jody Wilson-Raybould to speak on her dealings in the SNC-Lavalin case. The Canadian company was charged with corruption-related activities in Libya and reports suggest Trudeau put pressure on Wilson-Raybould to meddle in the matter. Trudeau has denied the allegations, but Scheer wants to hear it from the source.
CBC investigation finds hundreds of coaches convicted for underage assault
A new report suggests a disturbing trend is happening in kid’s sports across Canada.
A CBC News investigation found over 200 coaches have been convicted of assault on a minor since the late 90s. The assaults involved hundreds of children. Experts say this investigation proves the need for a massive overhaul and more oversight for children’s sports.
Indigenous group supports pro-pipeline message in Alberta
An Indigenous protest group in Alberta is sending a very different message about pipelines.
On Sunday, a convoy of trucks driven by the group just north of Edmonton touted pro-pipeline messages. The Region One Aboriginal Business Association says it wants to support this embattled industry to help struggling families in the province.
Canada’s GST founder dies from cancer
The father of Canada’s GST has died.
Former Tory Finance Minister Michael Wilson passed away at the age of 81 yesterday following his ongoing battle with cancer. Wilson was named Finance Minster by Brian Mulroney and is responsible for creating the Goods and Services Tax in the early 90s.