WASHINGTON — Angry crowds vow to block the president at every turn. Partisans threaten the elected politicians of their own party: fight always, or face a primary. Tension over impending health reform sloshes extra fuel onto this partisan brushfire.
TORONTO — Garth Drabinsky has paid his debt to society and shouldn't be punished again for his role in the Livent Entertainment fraud scandal, his lawyer said Wednesday as Ontario's securities regulator began opening submissions in its long-running case against the disgraced theatre mogul.
OTTAWA — The Liberals are facing calls to follow through on a campaign pledge to create a federal children's commissioner who would be a non-partisan voice to ensure government policy actually improves the lives of young people.