Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Tuesday the government is prepared to spend $46.2 billion to improve healthcare systems across all provinces and territories.

Plus, RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki confirmed the RCMP has not charged anyone in its ongoing investigation into four alleged Chinese-led police stations operating in Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area.

And did you receive a $40,000 pay raise during the pandemic? Probably not – unless you’re Canada’s governor general. According to the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, the governor general salary rose to roughly $340,000 after three years of the pandemic – courtesy of Canadian taxpayers.

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  • Andrew Lawton

    A Canadian broadcaster and columnist, Andrew serves as a journalism fellow at True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show.

  • 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.