Friday, May 12, 2017
Ottawa Observations: Friday, May 12, 2017
Our compilation of some of the stories of note from the day, reviewing the political developments from the Federal scene for Friday, May 12, 2017.
Ottawa introduces law to ban oil tankers off northern B.C. coast
Canada taking 'appropriate amount of time' on peacekeeping decision: Trudeau
Auditor General expected to expose RCMPs mental-health failings
The floodwaters are rising in Canada. When will Ottawa finally deal with it?
Massive "Wanna Cry" cyberattack hits countries around world, cripples British health system
China's push to reshape global trade comes with high costs
Canadian developed vaccine could help response to new Ebola outbreak in Congo
Criminals used leaked NSA cyberweapon in crippling ransomware attack, experts say
Canadians in Latvia to keep calm and carry on in face of massive Russian military exercise
'Reconciliation in its best form': B.C. rancher gives land back to his First Nation neighbours
Montreal flood-zone map for hard-hit Pierrefonds is decades out of date
Ottawa tables bill banning oil tankers from B.C.'s North Coast
While ratings agencies watch Canadian banks, we should watch them
Threat of foreign election hacking examined by federal security agency
Canada 150 'dome' film seeking venues after national tour cancelled
Province had not choice but to seek Bombardier substitute for Eglinton LRT
When fumes of American extremism waft north
A Canadian post-racial moment. Or was it?
Activist judge puts stop to citizenship revocation
Lower taxes for disabled Canadians
Canada and other NATO nations being asked to send troops back to Afghanistan
All quiet on Latvia's Russian border, but NATO presence sparks rising tensions in new Cold War
Electoral reform is the prize Green Party should play for in B.C. post election poker
Foreign ministers avert 'major political problem' as Russia and U.S. play nicely on Arctic, climate change
Government extends olive branch to Senate, will adopt some of its amendments on RCMP union bill
New Liberal bill introduced will bar oil tanker traffic from northern B.C. coast
Federal bill to ban tanker traffic on B.C. North Coast, excluding LNG
What is the WannaCry ransomware cyber threat?
Trudeau details partial ban on oil tankers in North Pacific