Since companies like Taboola and Facebook can’t seem to control fake news, the question is who can?
By Michael HarrisFeb. 11, 2019
The Trudeau government has given the job to the heaviest hitters the system has to offer—the PCO clerk; Canada’s national security adviser; and the deputy ministers of three federal departments, Justice, Public Safety, and Global Affairs.
National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, pictured Jan. 30, 2019, with CBC reporter Elizabeth Thompson, who ran the press conference, at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa where the ministers announced the government's new safeguards to Canada's democracy and efforts to combat foreign interference in elections. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—Jagmeet Singh has taken the first low blow in the 2019 federal election.
People. Policy. Politics. This is an exclusive subscriber-only story.
Gerald Butts has removed himself from the daily political grind of strategizing how to keep the Liberals in power. But observers say it's unlikely he will be consigned to watch the campaign unfold from the sidelines.
SNC-Lavalin risks a takeover if it's convicted. But aside from likely outrage in Quebec, Ottawa can find other builders for its infrastructure plans if the company is banned from bidding on federal contracts, experts say
The Quebec company had extensive access to government ministers and top staffers, and was the only organization registered to lobby for allowing deferred prosecution agreements for white collar crimes.