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These are the 30 most read items on National Newswatch, from the last seven days.

Justin Trudeau’s close friend Dominic LeBlanc wants his job

Justin Trudeau’s close friend Dominic LeBlanc wants his job

Behind the scenes, the plot thick­ens in regards to the future lead­er­ship of the Lib­er­al Par­ty. We need only to con­sid­er what Pub­lic Safe­ty Min­is­ter Dominic LeBlanc, a very close friend of Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau, is up to.…

Stung by byelection loss, Furey has strong words for Trudeau and carbon tax

Stung by byelection loss, Furey has strong words for Trudeau and carbon tax

Pre­mier says Trudeau has tried to ​‘bait me’ with name-call­ing. New­found­land and…

Poor polling numbers, NDP MPP’s rumoured candidacy, and Mideast conflict turns Toronto-St. Paul’s, Ont., byelection into tight three-way race, say Liberal MPs

Poor polling numbers, NDP MPP’s rumoured candidacy, and Mideast conflict turns Toronto-St. Paul’s,…

With afford­abil­i­ty issues top of mind for Cana­di­ans, poor nation­al polling…

Federal budget will include tax hike for wealthy Canadians, sources say

Federal budget will include tax hike for wealthy Canadians, sources say

Tues­day’s fed­er­al bud­get will include a tax increase on the rich­est…

Bill Morneau slams Freeland's budget as a threat to investment, economic growth

Bill Morneau slams Freeland's budget as a threat to investment, economic growth

Finance Min­is­ter Chrys­tia Free­land’s pre­de­ces­sor Bill Morneau says there was talk…

Why one former Bank of Canada governor thinks Freeland's 2024 budget will be 'the worst' in decades

Why one former Bank of Canada governor thinks Freeland's 2024 budget will be 'the worst' in decades

With­out hav­ing seen it, for­mer Bank of Cana­da gov­er­nor David Dodge believes that…



Freeland's new federal budget hikes taxes on the rich to cover billions in new spending

Freeland's new federal budget hikes taxes on the rich to cover billions in new spending

Finance Min­is­ter Chrys­tia Free­land’s fourth bud­get deliv­ers a big-tick­et…

Federal lobbying commissioner assessing allegations against firm, top Conservative adviser

Federal lobbying commissioner assessing allegations against firm, top Conservative adviser

The fed­er­al lob­by­ing com­mis­sion­er con­firmed Tues­day that a ​“pre­lim­i­nary…

Experts predict tax hikes in budget as Trudeau government stretches to pay for its promises

Experts predict tax hikes in budget as Trudeau government stretches to pay for its promises

Econ­o­mists and experts say they’re expect­ing the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment to raise…

Climate warrior Jane Goodall isn't sold on carbon taxes and electric vehicles

Climate warrior Jane Goodall isn't sold on carbon taxes and electric vehicles

World-renowned pri­ma­tol­o­gist and cli­mate activist Jane Goodall says car­bon pric­ing…

Liberal and NDP MPs lament departure of longtime Tory MP as status of women chair

Liberal and NDP MPs lament departure of longtime Tory MP as status of women chair

Lib­er­al and NDP MPs are lament­ing the loss of the long­time Con­ser­v­a­tive chair of…

LeBlanc says he plans to run in next election, under Trudeau's leadership

LeBlanc says he plans to run in next election, under Trudeau's leadership

Cab­i­net min­is­ter Dominic LeBlanc says he plans to run in the next elec­tion as…

CAQ whip resigns from caucus, to run for Conservatives in next federal election

CAQ whip resigns from caucus, to run for Conservatives in next federal election

Fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre has dipped into the Que­bec…

Ottawa to force banks to call carbon rebate a carbon rebate in direct deposits

Ottawa to force banks to call carbon rebate a carbon rebate in direct deposits

Cana­di­an banks that refuse to iden­ti­fy the car­bon rebate by name when doing direct…

The conflict in the Middle East could be affecting the next federal election already

The conflict in the Middle East could be affecting the next federal election already

Fareed Khan some­times becomes over­come by grief when he talks about the grow­ing death…

Trudeau government wants banks to use the word ‘rebate’ when you get your carbon levy refund — but a source says one bank is flat out refusing

Trudeau government wants banks to use the word ‘rebate’ when you get your carbon levy refund — but…

The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment is frus­trat­ed by dif­fi­cul­ties in get­ting banks to adopt…

Anger, pessimism towards federal government reach six-year high: Nanos survey

Anger, pessimism towards federal government reach six-year high: Nanos survey

Most Cana­di­ans in March report­ed feel­ing angry or pes­simistic towards the fed­er­al…

Pierre Poilievre had a very good week — thanks to Justin Trudeau and Jagmeet Singh playing follow the leader

Pierre Poilievre had a very good week — thanks to Justin Trudeau and Jagmeet Singh playing follow…

Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre may not have, in his words, Prime Min­is­ter…



The Canadian Conservative movement is tired of apologizing for their ideas

The Canadian Conservative movement is tired of apologizing for their ideas

Bol­stered by the Con­ser­v­a­tive Party’s record leads in the polls against the…

Gusher of Liberal spending won't put out the fire in this dumpster

Gusher of Liberal spending won't put out the fire in this dumpster

The goal of Bud­get 2024(opens in a new tab) was sim­ple enough: Put out the rag­ing…

The federal budget is a Liberal strategy driven by panic

The federal budget is a Liberal strategy driven by panic

Chrys­tia Free­land is so averse to pri­vate enter­prise, she’s now try­ing to put…

RCMP conduct search of GC Strategies' office as partner prepares to appear before House

RCMP conduct search of GC Strategies' office as partner prepares to appear before House

The RCMP says it has searched the office of a con­trac­tor who worked on the…

Trudeau's pre-budget dance isn't impressing the audience

Trudeau's pre-budget dance isn't impressing the audience

Since 2015, Justin Trudeau has been a Pied Piper, play­ing a tune jaun­ty…

Labour leader urges unions to expose Poilievre's working-class overtures as 'fraud'

Labour leader urges unions to expose Poilievre's working-class overtures as 'fraud'

Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre is a ​“fraud” for por­tray­ing him­self as…

The federal government under Trudeau is bigger — but not as big as it used to be

The federal government under Trudeau is bigger — but not as big as it used to be

Ear­li­er this year, the Pub­lic Ser­vice Com­mis­sion of Cana­da report­ed that the size…

You cannot run a country on outrage and insults

You cannot run a country on outrage and insults

If recent polls remain the same, some­time between now and Octo­ber 2025 Con­ser­v­a­tive…

Danielle Smith’s Big Pierre Poilievre Problem

Danielle Smith’s Big Pierre Poilievre Problem

Aba­cus Data’s lat­est polling has the fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tives out to their biggest…

Liberal MP Hepfner may have to duke it out with NDP MPP Monique Taylor in ‘progressive bellwether’ riding of Hamilton Mountain in 2025, say Liberal and NDP insiders

Liberal MP Hepfner may have to duke it out with NDP MPP Monique Taylor in ‘progressive bellwether’…

Rook­ie Lib­er­al MP Lisa Hep­fn­er, who won her rid­ing by one of the clos­est mar­gins…

Former B.C. minister Mike de Jong seeks federal Tory nomination

Former B.C. minister Mike de Jong seeks federal Tory nomination

One of British Columbi­a’s longest-serv­ing MLAs has launched a cam­paign to run for…

Joly dispatching foreign affairs deputy to China as part of attempt to thaw relations with Beijing

Joly dispatching foreign affairs deputy to China as part of attempt to thaw relations with Beijing

For­eign Affairs Min­is­ter Mélanie Joly is dis­patch­ing her deputy min­is­ter, David…