Bill Blair

Federal and provincial government seems to be on same page for bail reform

Mar 15, 2023 | 1:03pm

The Honorable Bill Blair, President of the King’s Privy Council and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, spoke in Regina on the federal government’s agreement to consider bail reforms. This comes after Saskatchewan and some other provinces called on the federal government to tighten bail conditions to keep the more dangerous criminals off the street. Last week […]

Canada U.S. border to remain closed at least one more month

Jun 18, 2021 | 8:50am

The Canada U.S. border will remain closed to non essential traffic for at least another month. Multiple reports out of Ottawa say Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said the American and Canadian governments are extending restrictions on non-essential international travel until July 21. Our number one priority as we fight #COVID19 is keeping Canadians safe. […]

Canada extends COVID-19 restrictions on international travel until Sept. 30

Aug 28, 2020 | 5:23pm

OTTAWA, Ont. — The federal government is extending travel restrictions by one month to limit the spread of COVID-19. Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said Friday on Twitter that existing restrictions on international travel to Canada would be extended to Sept. 30. Blair says Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are returning home to Canada […]

Debate on rail blockades heats up question period

Feb 20, 2020 | 3:54pm

It was another heated question period in the House of Commons on Thursday with the on-going rail blockades that have popped up across the country including the one near Belleville, Ontario. Conservative MP Leonna Alleslev accused the Trudeau government of holding the economy hostage. She went on to say quote “That the blockades are another […]