Category: Politics

Tory leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre denounces ‘white replacement theory’
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Tory leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre denounces ‘white replacement theory’

Pierre Poilievre, a high-profile contender in the Conservative party’s leadership race, on Monday denounced the “white replacement theory,” which was believed to be a motive for a mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., as “ugly and disgusting hate-mongering.”  In a statement provided to The Canadian Press, the longtime Ottawa MP, who has been attracting massive crowds as he...

Peterborough police investigating after protesters hurl insults at NDP’s Singh
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Peterborough police investigating after protesters hurl insults at NDP’s Singh

Police are investigating after a video circulated on social media showed people hurling verbal abuse at NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh during a protest in Peterborough, Ont., this week. The federal NDP leader had dropped by the campaign office for Jen Deck, the Ontario NDP candidate for Peterborough-Kawartha in the provincial election, on Tuesday afternoon. A...

Ontario Election to be Held on June 2, 2022
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Ontario Election to be Held on June 2, 2022

TORONTO, May 4, 2022 – Today, Chief Electoral Officer Greg Essensa signed the writs for Ontario’s 43rd general election. Voters across the province can cast their ballots starting tomorrow until election day on June 2. Canadian citizens residing in Ontario who will be 18 years of age or older on election day are eligible to...

8 out of 10 Filipinos approve gov’t response to pandemic
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8 out of 10 Filipinos approve gov’t response to pandemic

MANILA – Filipinos nationwide gave the national pandemic response a high approval rating of 88 percent in the National Capital Region (NCR), 79 percent from Luzon, 92 percent from Visayas, and 80 percent from Mindanao, based on a recent non-commissioned survey by OCTA Research. “Eight out of ten Filipinos approve of the government’s response to the...

Convoy organizer warns of ‘free-for-all’ if police ban protest from downtown Ottawa
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Convoy organizer warns of ‘free-for-all’ if police ban protest from downtown Ottawa

One of the organizers of a planned motorcycle convoy is warning of a “free-for-all” on Friday if Ottawa police don’t allow hundreds of protesters to bring their bikes onto the streets around Parliament Hill. The “Rolling Thunder Ottawa” convoy plans to do a loop through downtown next weekend, with a stop planned at the National...