Peter Zimonjic

Senior writer

Peter Zimonjic has worked as a reporter and columnist in London, England, for the Daily Mail, Sunday Times and Daily Telegraph and in Canada for Sun Media and the Ottawa Citizen. He is the Author of Into The Darkness: An Account of 7/7, published by Random House.

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Government insists it will meet its 2030 emissions target despite extension for oil and gas sector

The federal government says Canada will still achieve its 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction commitments despite Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault offering the oil and gas sector a little more time to hit its targets.

Poilievre to skip 3rd Conservative leadership debate as voting continues

The Conservative Party of Canada has announced that it will hold a third leadership debate for the candidates looking to succeed Erin O'Toole as the party's official leader — though presumed frontrunner Pierre Poilievre is not expected to attend.

Pierre Poilievre would approve runway expansion to bring jets to Billy Bishop airport

Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre said Thursday a federal government led by him would approve a runway expansion at Toronto's Billy Bishop airport which would allow jets to fly in and out of the downtown.

Brown says Conservative Party would 'manufacture anything' to oust him from leadership campaign

Patrick Brown says the Conservative Party did not want a competitive leadership election and would have made up any story necessary to disqualify him from the race to succeed Erin O'Toole. 

MPs to question industry minister about nationwide Rogers internet outage

Innovation, Science and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne will appear before a parliamentary committee this month to answer questions about the recent nationwide Rogers service outage that left millions offline and affected some critical services.

Senate report calls for law criminalizing forced or coerced sterilization

The Senate human rights committee is calling on the federal government to outlaw forced or coerced sterilization and to issue a formal apology to women who have been subjected to the practice.

Number of singles, common-law relationships and roommates rises as Canada's households evolve

The makeup of Canadian households is continuing to change, with alternatives to family households — such as roommates — and common-law marriages all seeing significant increases, says the latest Census release from Statistics Canada.

Household after-tax income rises and income inequality declines, says new census data

Income inequality and the number of low-income earners declined significantly as household after-tax income saw a marked increase — especially in single-parent households — according to new census data released today by Statistics Canada. 

Premiers close 2-day summit, call on feds to stop negotiating health funding through the media

Canada’s premiers ended their two day summit in Victoria B.C. calling on the federal government to stop negotiating through the media and sit down with them to discuss the future of health-care funding in Canada.

Premiers gather in Victoria to present united demand for more health-care cash

Canada's premiers are in Victoria, British Columbia today for two days of meetings where they're pressing their demand for more health-care funding from the federal government.