As four provinces push back against the Trudeau government’s gun buyback scheme, Federal Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says Ottawa is working with “potential” third parties to implement its gun grab scheme.

Plus, the controversial management consulting firm McKinsey and Company saw a thirty-fold increase in funding from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government when compared to his predecessor, Stephen Harper.

And even though VIA Rail received millions in pandemic relief and had massive layoffs, the Crown corporation’s latest Corporate Plan reveals the company is expected to run a $411 million deficit.

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  • Rachel Emmanuel

    Rachel is a seasoned political reporter who’s covered government institutions from a variety of levels. A Carleton University journalism graduate, she was a multimedia reporter for three local Niagara newspapers. Her work has been published in the Toronto Star. Rachel was the inaugural recipient of the Political Matters internship, placing her at The Globe and Mail’s parliamentary bureau. She spent three years covering the federal government for iPolitics. Rachel is the Alberta correspondent for True North based in Edmonton.

  • Cosmin Dzsurdzsa

    Journalist and Senior Research Fellow