Canada Proud spent more than $100k boosting online posts: Elections Canada docs

OTTAWA — Elections Canada documents say Canada Proud has spent more than $100,000 this campaign season boosting its online anti-Trudeau message, with financing coming from thousands of Canadians as well as several key big-ticket donors.The third-party advertising group, which functions mostly as a popular Facebook page sharing memes and political content, is the federal outgrowth […]

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Q&A: Andrew Scheer answers readers’ questions one-on-one in Winnipeg

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer was in Winnipeg Tuesday on the campaign trail. He sat down one-on-one with 680 CJOB’s Julie Buckingham to answer questions from listeners and readers.The federal election is on Oct. 21.The following interview has been edited for brevity and clarity.Julie: Mr. Scheer, welcome back to Winnipeg.Story continues below Scheer: Thanks very […]

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Searching for Survivors: Penticton fire chief and his disaster dog return from the Bahamas

The level of devastation left by hurricane Dorian on Great Abaco Island is “catastrophic,” said Penticton’s fire chief.Larry Watkinson and his loyal companion Sam were part of a 13-person, four-dog urban search-and-rescue team that has recently returned from a one-week deployment in Abaco.“Sam’s primary role as a disaster dog is to get in the disaster […]

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