Tag: calls

  • Liberal stalwart calls for new party leader, predicts Trudeau will decide soon whether to quit  

    Article content A Liberal stalwart and a former prime minister’s chief of staff is calling on the party to find a new leader to replace Justin Trudeau. In a blunt and at times stinging opinon piece for National Newswatch published Wednesday, Sen. Percy Downe wrote that the party should replace Trudeau as Liberal leader before…

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  • Canada's Defence Minister says Hamas must be 'eliminated,' dismisses calls for a ceasefire

    Article content OTTAWA — Defence Minister Bill Blair said that Hamas needs to be “eliminated” for the benefit of the whole world. And he dismissed growing calls, including from within his own caucus, for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war. “I have no expectation that a terrorist organization would respect international law or any call for…

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  • Hamas is answering phone calls with four words, relatives of hostages say

    Article content Families of some hostages are hearing the same four words in their phone calls with Hamas: “Kidnap. Gaza. Gilad Shalit.” Those words from Hamas were repeated to the relatives of several people kidnapped from an extended family, including three young children, their disabled uncle and his caregiver, Telegraph has reported. Article content As…

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  • Petition calls on Ottawa to allow more potent cannabis edibles

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Cannabis Canadian Politics Canada Advocates want raise the current limit from 10 mg of THC to 100 mg Published Nov 14, 2023  •  Last updated 1 hour ago  •  5 minute read Jennawae Cavion, who owns licensed Kingston, Ont., retailer Calyx+Trichomes, said current TCH limits are hindering legal retailers’ ability to compete…

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  • Trudeau calls attacks on Jewish institutions 'acts of terrorism'

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canadian Politics Canada In an unusually candid interview, the prime minister also opened up about his political future and his recent separation from wife Sophie Grégoire Published Nov 10, 2023  •  4 minute read Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resisted growing calls for a ceasefire in Israel, saying there are many issues…

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  • Trudeau again calls for humanitarian pause in Gaza: 'Canadians are hurting'

    Article content OTTAWA – With just over a month since Hamas’s deadly rampage in Gaza Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated calls for a humanitarian pause in the war to allow civilians out, aid in and for hostages to be released. Trudeau spoke to reporters Wednesday morning ahead of the Liberals’ weekly caucus meeting and said…

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