Deputy Prime Minister says this week is “critical” in COVID-19 fight as infection count passes 10,000
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said in today’s daily briefing (April 2) that this week is “critical” in the fight against COVID-19. Freeland encouraged Canadians to stay home, announcing this morning’s toll: 10,113 confirmed cases in Canada. The deputy prime minister reaffirmed her plea, asking Canadians to continue social... Read more
Trudeau announces Canada Emergency Response Benefit during daily briefings
BY: IRELYNE LAVERY & SARAH TAHER Last week Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a series of important announcements in regards to COVID-19 during his daily press conference briefings to the country.  Tues. Mar 24 On Tuesday, Trudeau said that the Coronavirus is the “biggest public health crisis our... Read more
First Nations protests shut down major railways
By Jacob Brooks and Mariana Belham  UPDATE: Feb. 13 2020. VIA Rail has cancelled all service nation wide due to an advisory from CN, their infrastructure provider. Pro-Wet’suwet’en protestors, comprised of Indigenous rights activists and members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory,  are continuing to block CN and Via Rail... Read more
Sen. Bernie Sanders takes New Hampshire primary
NASHUA, NH – With 94 per cent of the polls reporting, Sen. Bernie Sanders was declared the winner of the New Hampshire Democratic primary Tuesday night, but it was a close call.  As results began to come in from across the state, a three-way race formed between Sanders, former... Read more
Breakfast with Bernie Sanders includes a side of Republicans
Sen. Bernie Sanders held a breakfast event today at the Ultimate Sports Academy in Manchester, NH, but it was not only supporters who came for coffee and bagels with the frontrunner in the state’s primary – there were also some registered Republicans.  Brothers Frank and Richard Tortora, 68 and... Read more
Trying to win back NH voters, Biden mixes the personal with the political
Joe Biden’s campaign event Sunday afternoon in the gymnasium of Alvirne High School in Hudson, NH opened on an emotional note with the former vice-president dedicating a large portion of the beginning of his speech to speaking about family members he had previously lost, specifically his son Beau.  Biden... Read more
Highlights of the Feb. 7 Democratic debate
Friday’s crucial Democratic presidential debate began with a reminder that the seven candidates on the stage at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH have a common goal – and foe. “Everybody up here is united,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders in response to a comment by former Vice President Joe... Read more
I followed Andrew Yang around for a day, so you don’t have to
Every four years, around this time of the year in New Hampshire, presidential candidates are canvassing the state for support. Everyday, there are multiple events put on by candidates to campaign. It is not unusual for individual candidates to hold numerous events per day in various parts of the... Read more
“She is an impressive woman and candidate;” Americans react to Warren’s GOTV in Nashua, NH
Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Get Out The Vote event Wednesday morning in Nashua, New Hampshire attracted a lively crowd that filled the local community college’s gymnasium with a combination of devoted supporters and voters who are still undecided how they will vote in the state’s Feb. 11 primary. Beth Clark,... Read more
Joe Biden heckler shows up at Bernie Sanders rally
By Jack Anderson and Irelyne Lavery. A heckler who was previously seen loudly interrupting former Vice President Joe Biden’s rally in Nashua, NH on Tuesday afternoon also appeared at the Bernie Sanders rally in Milford, NH Tuesday, evening.  Will Turbitt, a self-described “political atheist” with a YouTube channel, disrupted... Read more