Tag: Canadian federal election

Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet, Adds 9 New Faces

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his new cabinet on Oct. 26, adding nine new faces, dropping three, and making major reshuffles in key positions including the defence department. Among the major shifts, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, who came under fire for the handling of sexual misconduct allegations against senior military officials, was moved to head…


Trudeau Overhauls Cabinet in Major Shuffle

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his new cabinet on Oct. 26, adding nine new faces, dropping three, and making major reshuffles in key positions including the defence department. Among the major shifts, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, who came under fire for the handling of sexual misconduct allegations against senior military officials, was moved to head…


Issues, Battlegrounds, and Strategies Come Into Focus as Federal Election Call Looms

Canada is likely heading into a federal election this fall, but few ridings and few large issues are in contention, leaving election results to depend on many local battles fought on issues that may be more regional. University of Toronto political science professor Nelson Wiseman told The Epoch Times he expects the Conservatives to attack…


John Gomery, Judge Who Led Inquiry Exposing Quebec Sponsorship Scandal, Dies at 88

MONTREAL—John Gomery, the judge who led a public inquiry into a scandal that led to the defeat of the Liberals in the 2006 federal election, has died at age 88. His daughter confirmed his death to The Canadian Press today. Gomery was a Quebec Superior Court justice when he was named to head an inquiry…