2015 05 25
NDP REALITY CHECK: Conservatives are protecting Conservatives, not respecting the Court

The Prime Minister and his Conservative colleagues frequently claim they cannot comment on matters before the courts, particularly when it comes to questions about the PMO orchestrating senate scandal cover-ups.  ...

2015 05 20
NDP REALITY CHECK: Ten more senators referred to the police as senate scandal widens

The Auditor General, according to CTV News, has now referred ten new cases of improper spending to the RCMP, as the scandal involving Conservative and Liberal Senators continues to expand.  ...

2015 05 13
NDP REALITY CHECK: Conservatives play politics on war crimes

Back in October, when the NDP called for the government to support international efforts to document and prosecute war crimes committed by ISIL, the Conservatives managed to be both dismissive and offensive at the same time:  ...

2015 05 12
NDP REALITY CHECK: Justin Trudeau's latest flip-flop-- now on corporate taxes

On corporate tax rates.

When asked if he would raise corporate taxes, Trudeau said:

“No, we won’t be raising that. I don’t think we need to raise any taxes, I think the government takes in plenty of money.”  ...

2015 05 08
NDP REALITY CHECK: Experts weigh in-- Liberal tax plan helps wealthy Canadians the most

More than 1.3 million Canadians are unemployed and another 20,000 jobs were lost just last month. Canadian families are struggling with growing uncertainty, record high debt, and rising costs for daycare.  ...

2015 05 04
REALITY CHECK: Two-thirds of Canadians not invited to Justin Trudeau’s tax cut buffet

The Liberals took over a diner to hype their so-called middle class tax break, but it turns out that people earning the median – in other words the people in the middle – weren’t invited to the party and won’t benefit.   ...

2015 04 30
NDP Reality Check: Trudeau Liberals and Harper Conservatives use anti-union sentiments to launch attacks on the NDP

After starting the week claiming to be a friend to the labour movement, the Trudeau Liberals wasted no time in trotting out old-style anti-labour rhetoric to attack the NDP for its staff union.  ...

2015 04 30
NDP REALITY CHECK: Liberal hypocrisy on partisan government advertising

Despite the fact the last federal Liberal government actually misspent $2 million more – in a year less time – than the Harper Conservatives on controversial government advertising, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have been hypocritically feigning outrage all week about government advertising.   ...

2015 04 27
NDP REALITY CHECK: Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are no friends to Canadian Firefighters, or Labour

Today Justin Trudeau pretended to be friends with firefighters in Canada and the labour movement. But what about his record?

On February 26th 2014, Justin Trudeau and his whole caucus got up and voted against NDP legislation to provide job protection that would prevent reprisals against volunteer firefighters who must be absent from their work place.  ...

2015 04 27
NDP REALITY CHECK: $953.6 million of Liberal hypocrisy on government advertising?

Liberals are hypocritically claiming to be the new guardians of non-partisan advertising. But what’s the real Liberal record?

As Justice John Gomery described in his report, the Liberal governments of Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin were masters of the dark art of using government paid advertising for partisan purposes. In fact, Liberal government advertising and the Sponsorship scandal even brought their government down!  ...

2015 04 22
NDP REALITY CHECK: What IS Justin Trudeau’s position small on business tax cuts?

Yesterday, Justin Trudeau once again made it painfully clear that he has no plan for the economy, or a sense of where he stands on major policy issues. He’s simply not ready to lead.  ...

2015 04 22
NDP REALITY CHECK: About that contingency fund

“We won’t be using a contingency fund. A contingency fund is there for unforeseen circumstances like natural disasters.”

– Jason Kenney, The West Block, Global, January 18th 2015  ...

2015 04 15
NDP REALITY CHECK: Justin Trudeau - a part-time supporter of women’s right to choose

On Thursday, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will join Prince Edward Island Liberal Leader Wade MacLauchlan for some red team rah-rah at a Summerside rally.  ...

2015 04 08
Was Mike Duffy eligible to sit as a Senator when he was appointed by Stephen Harper?

In his opening statement at the trial of Conservative-appointed senator, Mike Duffy, Crown prosecutor Mark Holmes said Duffy was "probably ineligible" under the Constitution to sit as a Senator from PEI.  ...

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