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Andrew Scheer Has Been Misrepresenting His Resume for 15 Years

Posted on 22 October 2019

Two archived websites show that Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer has been misrepresenting his experience in the insurance industry since before he even got into Parliament 15 years ago. On andrew2004.com, what appears to be Andrew Scheer’s campaign site during his first parliamentary run for the 2004 federal election, his bio says he “passed the Canadian Accredited Insurance ...

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In Quebec, Andrew Scheer fights to erase memories of a bad debate, keep campaign hopes alive

Posted on 22 October 2019

The Conservatives began the campaign with big hopes for Quebec. They revamped their image in the province and spent months recruiting high-profile local candidates. Leader Andrew Scheer even launched his bid to become prime minister from Trois-Rivières, Que. It was just the kind of mid-sized city where the Tories felt their promises would resonate. But that was before Scheer ...

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Canada Tory leader slammed over dual US citizenship

Posted on 22 October 2019

OTTAWA, Oct 11 — He was supposed to be touting his tough stance on crime but Canadian opposition leader Andrew Scheer found himself on the back foot today as his announcement was overshadowed by questions over his dual nationality. The Conservative, who is aiming to unseat Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals in the October 21 election, has been on the defensive since disclosi ...

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A Conservative government would weaken Canadian innovation policy

Posted on 22 October 2019

Since Andrew Scheer was elected leader of the Conservative Party, a lot of attention has been paid to his positions on pipelines, taxation, the environment, immigration, abortion and LGBTQ rights — some of which are more well-defined than others. Not much attention has been given, however, to his position on innovation and research and development — or R&D — an issue that ...

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Letter to the Editor, Oct. 9, 2019: Scheer has poor record in own riding

Posted on 22 October 2019

Conservative leader and Regina—Qu’Appelle MP Andrew Scheer has ferociously criticized Prime Minster Trudeau’s lack of political ethics re SNC-Lavalin, blackface and even for skipping some leader’s debates. But Scheer’s righteous pedestal seems built on quicksand. For 15 years, since elected here in 2004, he has misrepresented his work history; he never worked as a licensed ins ...

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It’s peak season for salmon migrating through Toronto-area rivers

Posted on 15 October 2019

For those heading out to enjoy fall colours near Toronto‘s major rivers, look a little closer at the water and you’ll likely see large Chinook salmon heading north as part of the annual spawning process. Throughout the months of September and October, thousands of salmon migrate north from Lake Ontario — with a percentage of those fish making it as far as the Caledon and York Region a ...

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Time is ticking for couple struggling to save for retirement — but they have $75,000 in pension income to fall back on

Posted on 12 October 2019

Situation: Couple wants to have their present take home income in retirement and has 17 years to make it happen Solution: Use HELOC to pay off expensive timeshare loan and bank on company pensions to achieve their goal In Ontario, a couple we’ll call Louis, 48, and Sally, 42, are raising two children, Kim, 15, and Pat, 12. They are employed b ...

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Stoney Creek CIBC bank manager stole nearly $2M from seniors, deceased customers

Posted on 11 October 2019

A 60-year-old Burlington bank manager at a CIBC branch in Stoney Creek is facing fraud chargesafter an investigation found she stole $1.7 million from seniors and customers who had recently died. Police say the woman,who was immediately taken into custody, has resigned from her position and is facing fraud charges. According to the report on CBC, the woman has been charged with fraud over ...

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Edmonton couple receives $1,800 in compensation from WestJet

Posted on 11 October 2019

An Edmonton couple, have been paid $900 each, for getting bumped off their WestJet flighton their way to their honeymoon in July.Chelsea Williamson and her husband had complained about the troubling incident to the Canadian Transport Agency (CTA), seeking compensation. "The process takes time,"  Williamson told Global News on Thursday. "I felt pretty strongly that I had a good argumen ...

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Tim Hortons USA: Family of child who died after falling in grease trap prepares to sue Rochester

Posted on 11 October 2019

The family of 3-year-old Bryce Raynor who drowned in a grease trap at the University Avenue Tim Hortons in July filed the first paperwork of a lawsuit against the City of Rochester and Monroe County. The family recently filed notices of claim with the city of Rochester and Monroe County. This is a four-page notice which is a legally mandated prerequisite to a lawsuit, which gives the city and ...