PC Party support in Ontario drops to third behind Liberals and NDP
Doug Ford is now less popular than Kathleen Wynne was at the end of her run as Ontario Premier. A Mainstreet Research poll had the PC Party in third behind the NDP and Liberals. It said only 22 percent of voters would cast a ballot for the party and 40 percent would support the Liberals who currently have no permanent leader.
International tourism boosting temporary visas in Canada
Temporary visa applications have over quadrupled in Canada since 2015. A federal report said the increase is making it tough for the Immigration Department to process them all. Almost 6 million temporary visas were issued in 2018 which was up over a million from 2017. The surge is due to an increase in international tourism.
Teresa May to decide her own fate Friday
British Prime Minister Teresa May has been given an ultimatum to either resign or risk being replaced in a leadership vote. Conservative lawmakers in the UK are giving May until Friday to make a decision. She recently abandoned plans to ask Parliament’s support for a Brexit bill already rejected by most of her party.