Barack Obama’s tweet in support of Justin Trudeau wasn’t the only outside influence in the 2019 election. In eight battleground ridings, Leadnow, a Vancouver non-profit with roots in the United States, was busy helping to try to defeat Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives. 972 more words
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Terence Corcoran: Inquiry into foreign funding of anti-Alberta energy campaigns could shake up enviro charities
In a drive-by take-down editorial this past weekend, the Globe and Mail blasted Alberta’s public inquiry into foreign funding of anti-Alberta energy campaigns. The editorial had few facts on hand to support its claims, but it let loose with a series of cheap shots, glib commentary and a conclusion that fell back on an ancient tribal chant: “For Alberta to create a public inquiry to go after critics is a McCarthyesque misuse of power.” 1,185 more words
Albertans, and Canadians, had some laughs yesterday with the #ReportAnAlbertan hashtag. Underneath the mockery, however, is a very real attack on Canadian citizens.
Premier Jason Kenney and Energy Minister Sonya Savage announced the launch of the Alberta Inquiry website over social media and the Government of Alberta sent out a press release entitled “ 1,025 more words