There is an old adage that Canadian prime ministers have two key jobs. One job is to maintain good economic relations with the United States and the other is to keep Quebec from separating. Quebec separatism remains on the wane. However, Justin Trudeau isn't doing very well on the trade file with the United States.
A decades−old sore spot in the Canadian federation is days away from another flare−up as the country’s finance ministers prepare to discuss potential tweaks to the formula behind equalization payments.
The great licence plate fight between Alberta and Saskatchewan may be escalating into a much larger conflict.
The parliamentary budget officer estimates it will cost at least $3.2 billion in capital investment to bring First Nations water systems up to the standards of comparable non−Indigenous communities in order to eliminate boil−water advisories by 2020.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has unanimously voted that the American lumber industry has been harmed by Canadian softwood lumber imports.
Congress seems set to prevent a weekend government shutdown, but lawmakers and President Donald Trump still have longer−range disputes to settle over spending, immigration and other issues before they can declare budget peace.
Justin Trudeau's Liberals are not doing very well on the international trade file. Trudeau left a recent meeting aimed at resuscitating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without a deal in hand. NAFTA re-negotiations are purportedly not doing well.
Alberta’s energy regulator is making changes that it hopes will keep bad operators out of the oilpatch.
The Independent Electricity System Operator has not implemented some recommendations made by the Ontario Energy Board which could have saved ratepayers millions over the past 15 years.
The Bank of Canada is sticking with its trend−setting interest rate — but it’s sending out fresh, yet cautious, warnings that increases are likely on the way.
A startling new report shows that Canada Revenue Agency has been lying to Canadians with diabetes on changes to how it assesses applications for the disability tax credit.
The Quebec government released details Monday on how it plans to spend $36.4 million over five years to help the province’s struggling print media.
The Saskatchewan government has introduced its climate−change strategy and it doesn’t include a carbon tax.
The consortium building a new Montreal bridge is playing down concerns about 2,000 defects that reportedly have been found in parts manufactured by a Spanish company.
Ontario is envisioning a future in which millions of electric vehicles are on the roads, but analysts predict consumer uptake will remain far off the government target for 2020, despite tens of millions of dollars in subsidies.
It seems Pride Toronto suffered financially over the controversies which occurred earlier during the 2017 festival period.
The House of Commons conflict-of-interest and ethics watchdog is now interested in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s 2015 $10-million stock sale. That sale was made days before the Trudeau government had tabled a bill and mimics the bizarre sales pattern we have seen by Morneau and his father recently.
The University of Saskatchewan has received a big donation from a major fast food chain.
Saskatchewan and three U.S. states have signed a memorandum of understanding on carbon capture and storage.
The Canadian economy expanded at an annualized rate of 1.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 as weaker exports applied downward pressure on growth.