Trudeau Defends Meeting With Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Two Women Boyle, who along with his wife and three children was rescued from the clutches of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network last fall, is facing charges ranging from assault and sexual assault to forcing an individual to ingest a noxious substance.

Canada 150 rink to stay for February — but hockey still a no-no

The extension on the $5.6-million rink was a sudden change from the plan unveiled a day earlier, which saw the rink set to close Jan. 1. By ALEX BALLINGALL, Ottawa Bureau Thu., Nov. 23, 2017 OTTAWA—The government’s rink on Parliament Hill will stay open an extra two months, but Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly skated around questions Thursday about how much that will add to its $5.6-million cost. Continue reading

Morneau and Trudeau are looking out for the rich

The finance minister’s company has been involved in converting workers into riskier pensions, which of course haven’t affected managers. By LINDA MCQUAIG, Columnist There’s lots of lamenting about the way the rich keep getting richer while ordinary folk struggle to keep their heads above water. Along with the lamenting, there’s usually some resigned muttering about how it’s all just part of today’s global economy. But there’s a much simpler explanation: our governments keep passing laws that make the rich richer and ordinary citizens poorer. Continue reading

Federal government not tracking interventions with returning ISIS fighters

Public Safety pays for interventions, but doesn't know how many By Evan Dyer, CBC News Posted: Nov 23, 2017 5:00 AM ET Click here for full article published in CBC News.