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Ontario Premier Doug Ford addresses the media outside of his Queen's Park office in Toronto on Monday, November 19, 2018. (Cole Burston for National Observer)

Washington state regulator torpedoes Hydro One deal over political interference by Doug Ford

As the two party leaders intent on knocking Kathleen Wynne out of the premier’s office this year talked about their plans for Hydro One, utilities commissioners in Washington were watching and listening. And they were becoming increasingly concerned that a merger between Hydro One and Spokane-based Avista Corp. would always be at risk of political interference.

Is Canada complicit?

NDP MP Hélène Laverdière demanded the Trudeau government launch an independent investigation Friday, in the wake of new evidence compiled by National Observer showing Canadian weapons being used in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.