NDP’s ethics critic Charlie Angue wrote to the lobbying commissioner on Aug. 10 requesting she investigate WE Charity’s communications with government officials. Continue reading
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Before joining Global News in April 2018, she covered Parliament Hill for iPolitics and before that, worked as an associate producer at CBC Radio in Victoria, B.C. Her graduate studies also took her to Rwanda, where she criss-crossed Kigali for two months as a news reporter for a private radio station.
Born and raised on the West Coast, Beatrice holds an undergraduate degree from McGill University and a master’s degree in journalism from Carleton University.
A recent poll suggests 16 per cent of Canadians are worried to some degree about paying their housing costs in August, while one in four renters are worried. Continue reading →
Dalal Al-Waheidi, WE Charity’s executive director, told MPs the organization submitted its registration with the federal lobbyist registry on Thursday. Continue reading →
The sobering milestone was reached on August 12, after Quebec reported 12 more deaths attributed to COVID-19. Continue reading →
The Globe and Mail reported on Monday, citing unnamed sources, that the prime minister isn’t committed to keeping Bill Morneau in the top finance portfolio. Continue reading →
That 20-million figure is likely a “real underestimate” of the true number of infections to date, according to Dr. Anna Banerji, a paediatric infectious disease specialist. Continue reading →
The U.S. reimposing tariffs on some Canadian aluminum exports and Canada intends to put a reciprocal surtax on aluminum and aluminum-containing products from across the border. Continue reading →
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Canada will ‘respond swiftly and strongly’ with retaliatory tariffs valued at C$3.6 billion. Continue reading →
The U.S. president made the announcement as he touted his administration “Buy American” policies at a Whirlpool Corp. manufacturing plant in Ohio. Continue reading →
It’s believed at least 135 people were killed and about 5,000 more injured after a pair of explosions rocked Beirut, Lebanon’s capital and largest city, on Tuesday evening. Continue reading →
The death toll attributed to COVID-19 globally has surpassed 689,908 people, according to public health data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Continue reading →
The federal weather agency placed many municipalities under various warnings and watches on Sunday afternoon for possible tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and rainfall. Continue reading →
The underlying framework the app is built on is only available on Apple and Android phones ‘released with the past 5 years,’ according to the Canadian Digital Service. Continue reading →
Experts weigh in on how they think Canadians responded to first national COVID-19 projections and what they think of those numbers now. Continue reading →
Ottawa will also create a ‘transitional, parallel benefit’ for people who don’t qualify for Employment Insurance, like contract and gig workers, the prime minister said. Continue reading →