Tags : emergencies act

Lawyer kicked out of public inquiry

Brendan Miller is a lawyer representing some of the protesters from last February’s Freedom Convoy in Ottawa. He was temporarily kicked out of the public inquiry into the Emergencies Act. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, has the details in this interview with BCN’s Hal Roberts.Read More

CSIS says no national security threat

Canada’s Security Intelligence Service or CSIS has said that the Freedom Convoy last February posed no national security threat just before the Emergencies Act was invoked. That is according to political commentator and Toronto Sun columnist Brian Lilley. He shares the details with BCN’s Hal Roberts. Read More

Reporter Lilley says changes had to be made at Hockey

Scott Smith is out as Hockey Canada’s president and CEO. In fact, the entire board of directors for Hockey Canada also resigned today. Smith was unable to survive the fallout related to the national body’s handling of sexual assault allegations and how settlements were paid out. The news angered many Canadians leading to calls for […]Read More

Lilley says Trudeau not sticking up for our energy sector

Political reporter and Toronto Sun columnist Brian Lilley says it was a little disconcerting that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not commit to having Canada provide more oil in Europe when it is so desperately needed right now. He was asked at the recent G-7 Summit why Canada would not help out more. Read More

Voting for UCP leadership review wraps up

Votes from card carrying members of the UCP have to be in by end of day today to determine Jason Kenney’s fate. Results from the UCP leadership review will be made known on May 18th. We asked our legislative reporter Tyler Dawson what will happen if Premier Kenney doesn’t receive the support he is looking […]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