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Shawn McRae
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ENBRIDGE PIPELINE PROJECT DEALT A BLOW
   This week, an administrative law judge in Minnesota delivered a report for the state Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Enbridge's application to replace and expand the Line 3 pipeline. Instead of providing a clear verdict about whether the pipeline sh...
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THE CUMULATIVE & COSTLY REGULATORY BURDEN
   The food manufacturing sector faces a severe challenge to being internationally competitive because of the rising cost of doing business in this country, says Carla Ventin, Vice-President of Government Relations for Food and Consumer Products of Canada (...
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REAL INDIAN CHALLENGES FAUXCAHONTAS
   A candidate for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts who describes himself as a “real Indian” is suing the city of Cambridge for demanding he remove his signs that say his challenger, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), is a “fake Indian. ”    Shiva Ayyadurai, who is ...
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CARAVAN MIGRANTS NUMBERS DWINDLE
   Several reports indicate that the fragments of the “migrant caravan” are now arriving south of the U.S. border with Mexico. Border Patrol officials in California and Arizona said they have not seen any illegal border crossings between ports of entry this...
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THE MURDERING MISOGYNIST
   G&M:  The passage of a full day added new layers to the profile of the man accused of perpetrating the worst mass murder in decades in Canada – a young man with developmental disorders who failed as a military recruit and publicly embraced a toxic misogy...
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A LIBERAL MP WALKS INTO A BAR...
   A Liberal MP who is facing an allegation of assault after a weekend visit to a Halifax bar is speaking out, calling the whole thing a case of mistaken identity .    Francis Drouin, who represents the eastern Ontario riding of Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, ...
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BERNIE SANDERS'S CUNNING PLAN
  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is set to unveil a plan that would give American workers who want or need jobs guaranteed government jobs that pay at least $15 per hour and have health benefits.     The progressive Vermont senator’s guaranteed jobs plan would ...
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A FORCEFUL RESPONSE? FROM THIS GOVERNMENT?
   Conservative MPs are urging the federal government to take "immediate action" to halt illegal border crossings, describing the flow of asylum seekers from the United States as a " crisis without a plan."    Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel...
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DONORS PULL FUNDING FROM U OF ALBERTA
   Backlash toward the University of Alberta is escalating, with donors pulling funding and rallies being planned, but the school's president says he won't compromise academic independence by reversing a decision to award David Suzuki an honorary degree.   ...
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LIBERAL IDENTITY TRADE
   Ivison, NP: Welcome to the concept of identity trade.    François-Philippe Champagne, the trade minister, tweeted out Sunday that Canada will launch three “landmark” trade missions this year — the first-ever LGBTQ2 mission; the first-ever mission devote...
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