Category Archives: Government

Temporary foreign worker growth in Canada exceeded job creation last year

By Rohana Rezel The increase in temporary foreign workers in Canada outpaced job creation in 2023, according to an analysis of Statistics Canada and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada data. During the calendar year 2023, Canada added 417,500 jobs according

Canadian government official uses threats of criminal prosecution to silence critics of ruling party politician

Aslam Nathoo(R) on the campaign trail with Taleeb Noormohamed in 2019.

A senior Canadian government official on Thursday used threats of criminal prosecution to silence critics of a controversial ruling party politician. Aslam Nathoo, a director at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, went after social media users who mocked Taleeb

Canada’s Conservatives under fire for promoting “election rigging” conspiracy theories echoing Trump

The Conservative Party of Canada is coming under heavy criticism for promoting conspiracy theories about “election rigging” a day after riots incited by similar statements by US President Donald Trump left five people dead. A fundraising page on the official

Airbnb asked Canada for a bailout. Canada slapped Airbnb with a tax.

It’s about to get a lot more expensive to stay at short-term rentals in Canada as Ottawa announced a new tax on Airbnb and other short-term accommodation platforms. “In order to ensure that the GST/HST applies consistently and effectively with

Canada to tax foreign homeowners

Canada will start taxing foreign nationals who use Canadian homes to park their wealth, according to the federal government’s fiscal update released on Monday. “Too often, the price of homes is out of reach for Canadians, in particular for those

BC Liberal leader fought for big tobacco against BC while still being a doctor

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson fought for big tobacco against the province while still being registered as a physician, according to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Wilkinson touted over and over again during the campaign that

95% of BC Liberal ads negative, most false and misleading

A staggering 95% of all BC Liberal advertisements currently active on Facebook are negative attack ads targeting Premier John Horgan’s BC NDP with mostly false and misleading claims, an analysis of Facebook ad library shows. Out of the 105 currently

BC Liberal leader went to bat for big tobacco, big pollution, and big corruption against British Columbians

Andrew Wilkinson Shrug

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson is campaigning hard to become the Premier of British Columbia, but his resume shows that he went to bat for big tobacco, big pollution and big corruption against the very people hopes to lead. Big

China attempting to manipulate BC election amid elections chief’s warnings on foreign interference

Voting Place. Elections BC.

The news that China is attempting to interfere in BC elections to get the BC Liberals elected may come as a shock to many British Columbians, but the provinces chief electoral officer had warned months ago that coordinated foreign interference

China’s 50 cent army lends BC Liberals a helping hand

The shadowy army of social media users notorious for sharing propaganda praising the Communist Party of China and attacking Beijing’s opponents appears to be giving the BC Liberals a boost. ThinkPol analyzed the spread of tweets on BC election-related topics