Monday Jun 27, 2022

Real estate: Experts mixed on foreign homebuyer ban

As Canada announces a two-year ban on foreign homebuyers, real estate experts offered mixed reactions when discussing the impacts on the market. On Thursday, Canada’s federal budget included several measures with the goal of cooling Canada’s red-hot housing market, including $4 billion to help municipalities with planning and delivery of housing projects, and […]

Poilievre vows to ban oil from ‘polluting dictatorships,’ double production in Newfoundland

Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre promised Friday a government led by him would take a hard line on what he calls “polluting dictatorships” by dramatically curbing foreign oil imports from countries like Saudi Arabia while boosting Canadian production to make up the shortfall. Oil imports have moved to the forefront of the political agenda since […]

Brown, Poilievre trade shots over niqab ban as Conservative leadership race heats up

Conservative leadership candidate Patrick Brown launched an attack Monday on his opponent Pierre Poilievre, accusing the Conservative MP of supporting “discriminatory policies” that target immigrants. Poilievre, the MP for the Ottawa-area riding of Carleton considered the front-runner in the race, pitched new policies Monday that he said will make it easier for skilled immigrants to practice […]

Media preemptively attacks Republicans criticism of high gas prices after Russian oil ban

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! On Tuesday, President Biden announced new efforts to ban Russian oil imports following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Unfortunately, many Americans are expected to face even higher gas prices for these sanctions. Ahead of Republican criticism, many media outlets preemptively attacked Republicans for exploiting the issue.  Washington Post […]

Elizabeth Warren Wants Stock Trading Ban For State Lawmakers, Other Elected Officials, Too

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said Wednesday she wants to extend proposals to ban stock trading among members of Congress to all state lawmakers, building on growing momentum in Washington to rein in the financial dealings of elected officials. “Public officials should remove all conflicts of interest — whether you’re at the federal or the state […]

Court places publication ban on Vice-Admiral Haydn Edmundson’s sexual assault case

A publication ban is now in effect on one of the most high-profile military sexual assault cases that’s currently before a civilian criminal court.  Vice-Admiral Haydn Edmundson, the military’s former head of human resources, was charged in Dec. 2021 with sexual assault and committing indecent acts. Edmundson has previously denied any wrongdoing.  The allegation against Edmundson are […]

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