Throne speech

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh rises as he votes on the Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne, in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Liberals survive throne speech confidence vote, with support of NDP

The Greens also faulted the throne speech for failing to promise a guaranteed livable income


Gov.Gen. Julie Payette gives a wave as she waits before delivering the throne speech in the Senate chamber in Ottawa on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals vow wage-subsidy extension to 2021, revamp of EI system in throne speech

Canadian labour market was hammered by pandemic, when lockdowns in the spring led to a loss of 3 million jobs


Premier John Horgan is joined by Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon on the steps of the B.C. legislature Tuesday after the lieutenent governor arrived to deliver the speech from the throne for the BC NDP government. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

EDITORIAL: Watch closely and demand accountability on affordability

Throne speech promised an easier time for all trying to make ends meet

  • Feb 16, 2018