The West Block: Jan. 24 | Canada’s Governor General resigns; pipeline politics; vaccine delays


From Global News.

Mercedes Stephenson is joined on ‘The West Block’ by Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Dominic LeBlanc, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Ottawa Katherine Brucker.

LeBlanc says Julie Payette’s resignation as Canada’s Governor General “allows the employees of Rideau Hall to have an appropriate workplace and it allows a renewal of the leadership at this important institution.”

On U.S. President Joe Biden’s move to cancel Keystone XL, Premier Kenney says ‘it’s a very bad starting point’ for Canada-U.S. relations under a new administration.

When asked about Biden’s decision, Brucker says “it’s important to know that this is a presidential decision based on a larger climate agenda.”

For more info, please go to
Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE:
Like Global News on Facebook HERE:
Follow Global News on Twitter HERE:
Follow Global News on Instagram HERE:
#CdnPoli #Politics #coronavirus #GlobalNews

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Help us improve our content!

Tell us if mBlip should continue to feature this YouTuber's content.