Tags : Brian Lilley

Quebec MP looking to remove prayer from Parliament

Since 1877 prayer has been a part of the daily session of Parliament in Canada. Well now a Bloc Quebecois MP has brought forth a motion to do away with the practice. Political reporter Brian Lilley says some want to separate church and state but church has been a BIG part of the state for […]Read More

Roe vs Wade impact in Canada

Political reporter Brian Lilley says Canadians have mixed feelings as to whether abortion should continue to be legalized here in Canada. The abortion issue could become a hot potato politically.  Read More

Could a new truck tax be on the way?

As you have heard on Bridge City News, federal Environment Minister, Steven Guibeault, is being blasted over the Liberal’s discussing the possibility of implementing a tax on trucks and SUV’s. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, has the details. Brian will also discuss who the CPC leadership frontrunner is when it comes to selling memberships. Read More

Canada offering more aid to Ukraine

We chatted with political reporter and one of our regular contributors, Brian Lilley, to find out how much aid Canada has given Ukraine in its fight against Russia. Brian also discusses who the frontrunners are when it comes to the CPC leadership race. The federal Conservatives are choosing their new leader in September.Read More

A plea from Ukraine’s president

Ukrainian President Zelensky pleaded with Canada and NATO allies to push for a No Fly Zone over his country. Political reporter Brian Lilley says it is something the Ukrainian president desperately needs right now to help defend his country. Read More

PM did not promote Alberta oil

There are some who believe PM Trudeau dropped the ball when asked if Canada would increase oil and gas production in light of many nations banning Russian oil due to the invasion of Ukraine. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says sadly Trudeau did not promote Alberta oil.Read More

Putin and Hitler similarities

Many people on social media have been comparing Vladimir Putin to Adolph Hitler saying their approaches and attitudes have been quite similar. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says Putin wants to unite all Russian speakers and that is something Hitler did during the First and Second World War when it came to those who spoke German. Read More

Emergencies Act Concerns

Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says many Canadians feel that the Trudeau Liberals implementing the Emergencies Act is an incredible government overreach. Lilley says it sets a dangerous precedent when the Act can allow people’s bank accounts to be frozen.Read More

Ottawa police chief steps down

The Freedom Convoy continues in our nation’s capital. Thousands of protesters are camping out in Ottawa. They say they will not leave until all COVID-19 mandates are lifted. We now understand that the Ottawa Police Chief Peter Sloly has resigned. Bridge City News contributor Brian Lilley explains why things really didn’t work out for the […]Read More

Not easy to remove PM Justin Trudeau

Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says organizers with the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa have to be realistic with their demands including having Justin Trudeau removed as prime minister. Mr. Lilley outside of an election, it is not easy removing a sitting prime minister. Read More

Will leaders talk with truckers with Freedom Convoy?

Will any of the federal party leaders meet with the truckers with the Freedom Convoy once they arrive in Ottawa? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apparently already said no. I asked political reporter, Brian Lilley, his thoughts if perhaps Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole would make an appearance and chat with those who are part of […]Read More

Ottawa Year in Review

Political reporter Brian Lilley discusses some of the biggest stories from Parliament Hill in 2021 including the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal election and inflation.Read More

Throne Speech misses the mark says political reporter.

The Trudeau Liberals began their third term in office with a speech from the throne delivered by Governor General Mary Simon. The economy is struggling under supply chain issues and rising inflation is facing its fair share of challenges. According to political reporter Brian Lilley that is apparently not the focus for the Trudeau Liberals […]Read More

Political update from Toronto Sun columnist Brian Lilley

This week Brian Lilley talks about how a Saskatchewan senator has launched a review of Tory leader Erin O’Toole, how grain price increases have been great for our farmers but not so much consumers and how thousands of federal workers were allowed to continue working without being vaccinated against COVID-19.Read More

Issues within the Tory caucus

Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu has been shaking things up on Parliament Hill lately. She announced the start of a civil liberties caucus to raise issues surrounding COVID-19. It’s a move, Lilley says, could really backfire. Read More

Calls for PM Trudeau to resign are getting louder says

Many including Liberals within the Trudeau caucus are calling for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to resign. It stems from the recent holiday he took in Tofino, BC on the inaugural National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, tells BCN’s Hal Roberts that it doesn’t appear as though will be stepping aside anytime […]Read More

Political reporter discusses impact of new book on Trudeau’s campaign

Former Liberal Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould released her new book called Indian in the Cabinet. It discusses a number of issues including her and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s involvement in the SNC Lavalin scandal. I asked political reporter Brian Lilley if he feels the release of Wilson-Raybould’s book just before the election will hurt Trudeau’s […]Read More

Are you in favour of a vaccine passport?

There has been a lot of talk in Canada that Canadians should get vaccine passports...paperwork to prove you have had your COVID-19 vaccine shot. Some industry leaders, including those who run our airlines, think this is a good idea. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says many are on board with this premise but surprisingly Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not.Read More

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney receiving backlash for not opening more

It appears as though many regions of the US are reopening their economies a lot faster than Canada. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says even though Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced a gradual Stage 2 opening he is receiving a lot backlash because it is simply not enough. Mr. Lilley also gives us his thoughts if he thinks we will be seeing a federal election this spring.Read More

Canadians would rather be fined than stay at quarantine hotel

We keep hearing more and more stories of Canadians being taken to quarantine hotels upon arriving back in Canada from international travel. Some Canadians, as we reported recently, have allegedly been sexually assaulted at some of those hotels. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says there are other Canadians who are simply refusing to go to these […]Read More