Bryan Passifiume, National Post

Bryan Passifiume

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Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Bryan:

Freedom Convoy primarily sought 'legitimate and lawful' protest against COVID lockdowns, Emergency Act report finds

The convoy protests were 'powerful symbol' for 'hard-working Canadians' tired of pandemic restrictions, commissioner Paul Rouleau wrote. → Read More

'Measures were deficient': From Freeland to Ford, Emergencies Act report criticizes players

The 2,000-page report contained observances and criticism of a number of important figures throughout the freedom convoy protests. → Read More

Taxpayers federation launching legal action to reveal who stayed in $6,000-per-night hotel suite

The group announced it would be seeking legal action to force the government to disclose who stayed in in the $6,000-per-night hotel room. → Read More

'Disinformation' was behind opposition to withdrawn gun control amendments, groups tell MPs

The Liberals sparked an outcry by adding amendments to their gun bill that would have effectively criminalized scores of legal long guns. → Read More

Emails show Trudeau minister's office quashed details of $6,000-a-night London suite

Anything in the emails that suggest who stayed in London's Corinthia's River Suite at more than $6,000 a night were redacted. → Read More

John Tory's resignation leaves power vacuum at Toronto city hall

Canada's biggest city prepares for the kind of political upheaval rarely seen over the past decade → Read More

'Nothing can erase the pain': Solemn question period begins with moment of silence for Quebec bus crash victims

Pierre Poilievre expressed his condolences and asked Justin Trudeau to provide an update and what supports are in place for the victims. → Read More

Liberals walk back controversial amendments to gun control bill

Two contentious amendments to the Liberal government's controversial gun control legislation have been withdrawn. → Read More

Conservatives continue to grill Liberal government on McKinsey contracts

'Can't (Trudeau) just ask his own government how much he spent on contracts to this company, we're talking at least $120 million.' → Read More

McKinsey, affordability kick off lively first question period of 2023

'He's always had trouble defining what the middle class is, now we know his definition — it's his friends who make $1,500/hour.' → Read More

Global Affairs issues export permit to B.C. company that said five-month delay threatened contract

Current Scientific's order needed to be shipped by Thursday to make its deadline. They were notified of GAC's approval on Wednesday evening. → Read More

'This shouldn't be an issue': Delay in Canadian export permit could cost B.C. businessman his company

With a multi-million dollar order due to ship Thursday, Current Corp. stands to lose a multi-million dollar contract → Read More

Canada stays quiet as allies move ahead with Ukraine tank request

Canada's military is different than modern European ones that tend to have a larger percent of equipment being kept in reserve, says expert → Read More

Opposition MPs united in ensuring Canadian hunters aren't disarmed by Liberal government

National Post contacted all 12 members of the all-party standing committee on public safety and national security examining Bill C-21. → Read More

Gun ban will silence Olympic-level competitive shooting in Canada, advocates fear

Exemptions allowing only elite-level athletes to buy and possess target shooting firearms could spell the end of the sport in the country → Read More

Family of PS752 victims taking federal government to court over stalled investigation

'Three years later, not only have they not begun that investigation, they won't even look into our complaint about why they haven't begun' → Read More

Governments have doubled total federal-provincial debt in just 15 years: report

Combined debt from federal and individual provincial governments is expected to hit an about $2.1 trillion by the end of this fiscal year → Read More

Canada finalizes deal to buy 88 F-35 fighter jets by 2032

The RCAF expects to take delivery of the first four aircraft in 2026 — one year later than what was promised earlier this year → Read More

Unity key to restoring economic, political strength in Maritimes, MLA Smith-McCrossin says

OTTAWA — As a fractured, post-pandemic Canada struggles to find common ground, one Nova Scotia provincial politician wants Maritimers to draw on their ... → Read More

Staying on mission: How talking openly transforms lives of Canadian veterans afflicted with PTSD

'There's no judgment and you can just be open about your story — that's critical to the healing process,' says Mark Meincke, who runs a podcast for veterans → Read More