Criticism greet opening of Liberals revamped commercial rent-relief program

By Jordan Press and Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian PressNov 23 2020, 14:12:37 OTTAWA — The federal government’s latest lifeline to cash-strapped businesses landed with a swirl of anxiety as companies face an uncertain future that the country’s finance minister summed up in three words: “Winter is coming.” The new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy replaces an […]

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal charged with fraud and breach of trust by RCMP

OTTAWA — The RCMP say they’ve charged former Liberal MP Raj Grewal with fraud and breach of trust. They allege the former MP for Brampton East took millions of dollars in personal loans without telling the federal ethics commissioner, and that he used his political position to solicit those loans. They also say he used […]

WE Charity closing Canadian operations, Kielburger brothers leaving

By Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian PressWed Sep 09 2020 18:33 OTTAWA — WE Charity says it is closing its Canadian operations, blaming COVID−19 and the political fallout from the Liberal government’s plan to have it run a multimillion−dollar student−volunteer program for leaving it in financial ruin. Craig and Marc Kielburger, who are also planning to […]