M&T Bank’s new CEO Rene Jones has just recently taken the helm — a top 20 American bank by market capitalization and Western New York’s largest employer — but local activists are already ridiculing the CEO for a perceived leadership void. Jones is not attending NAFTA renegotiations in Montreal next week, at a time when political activists across the Rust Belt are demanding that the … Continue reading Rene Jones ridiculed by local activists for skipping NAFTA negotiations in Montreal
Veteran city councillor Marvin Rotrand has been elected as interim leader of the opposition Coalition Montréal following the resignation on Monday of party chief Benoit Dorais. Dorais, mayor of the Sud-Ouest borough, said he would begin the New Year as an independent city councillor. Rotrand, who was first elected in Snowdon district in 1982, proposed on Thursday to hold a party convention in May to adopt … Continue reading Marvin Rotrand chosen as interim leader of Coalition Montréal
In 1946, Viola Desmond’s stand at a segregated Nova Scotia movie theatre made her into a civil-rights icon for black Canadians. On Thursday, the federal government announced that she’ll be the new face on the Canadian $10 bill in 2018. Here’s what you need to know about he. Read the full article at The Globe and Mail – Viola Desmond, civil-rights pioneer, to be featured … Continue reading Viola Desmond, civil-rights pioneer, to be featured on Canada’s new $10 bill
This is the time for Canada to be bold and be prepared to give; freer movement of people, goods and investments within North America should be our objective via Trump wants to overhaul NAFTA? Bring it on — The Globe and Mail – Politics Continue reading Trump wants to overhaul NAFTA?
Former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney says the looming presidency of his long-time friend Donald Trump could be good news for Canada, despite Trump’s plans to scrap NAFTA, one of Mulroney’s biggest political achievements. via Former PM Mulroney suggests Trump could be good for Canada — CTVNews.ca – Top Stories – Public RSS Continue reading Former PM Mulroney suggests Trump could be good for Canada
QUEBEC — North shore union organizer Bernard “Rambo” Gauthier is going into politics, promising to make life miserable for the province’s elites and establishment and to stand up for the little guy. “I’m fed up with being fed up,” Gauthier told reporters in announcing he has become the leader of a movement to be called Citoyens au… via Union militant Bernard ‘Rambo’ Gauthier launches a political … Continue reading Union militant Bernard ‘Rambo’ Gauthier launches a political party
Recreational marijuana users who worked hard to elect Prime Minister Justin Trudeau now feel “cheated” by his support of a police crackdown on storefront dispensaries, a cannabis industry spokesperson says. via Pot smokers feel ‘cheated’ by Prime Minister Justice Trudeau Continue reading Pot smokers feel ‘cheated’ by Prime Minister Justice Trudeau