- The Drilldown: Contractor picked for Site C work
- Morning Brief: Nuclear Optimism
- Former Mulroney chief of staff Stanley Hartt dies
- Evening Brief: Big buttons and bad break-ups
- Cold Refugees cartoon
- Trump blasts Bannon over book, says ex aide ‘lost his mind’
- Federal Court dismisses B.C. First Nation request for more salmon
- Infrastructure bank could be ‘key’ for U.S. Canada high speed rail: study
- Lax Americana: The world is writing off Donald Trump
- Federal unions scramble to sign up RCMP civilians
Posted: 04 Jan 2018 07:33 AM PST
The Lead: B.C. Hydro has informally selected Aecon-Flatiron-Dragados-EBC Partnership as its preferred contractor for the controversial Site C project’s generating station and spillways, the Vancouver Sun reports. The contract still needs to be finalized, a process which should be completed by the end of February. The contract's value is unknown, although B.C. Hydro stated that […]
Posted: 04 Jan 2018 04:18 AM PST
Posted: 03 Jan 2018 09:43 PM PST
Stanley Hartt, the well-connected lawyer and veteran Bay Street deal maker who came to Ottawa to become deputy minister of Finance and chief of staff to the prime minister during the Mulroney era, has died of cancer. He was 80. His old boss and former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who brought him to Ottawa to […]
Posted: 03 Jan 2018 02:00 PM PST
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Posted: 03 Jan 2018 01:06 PM PST
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump returned fire with both barrels Wednesday against criticism levelled at him in a new book that says he never expected – or wanted – to win the White House, his victory left his wife in tears and a senior adviser thought his son’s contact with a Russian lawyer during the […]
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Posted: 03 Jan 2018 12:22 PM PST
VANCOUVER – A British Columbia First Nation has lost a bid for a larger allocation of the scarce Fraser River sockeye salmon fishery. The Squamish First Nation opposed a decision by Fisheries and Oceans Canada in 2014 that raised its sockeye catch from 20,000 to 30,000 fish, and also increased allotments of chum and pink […]
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Posted: 03 Jan 2018 12:19 PM PST
A multibillion-dollar proposal to connect Vancouver to the U.S. northwest by “ultra high-speed” rail appears to check off most, if not all, the boxes for funding consideration by Canada’s new infrastructure bank, argues a report commissioned by the Washington state government. The analysis says the Trudeau government’s $35-billion infrastructure-financing tool could boost the likelihood of […]
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Posted: 03 Jan 2018 11:52 AM PST
We’re just three days into 2018 and there are already signs this will be the year when the world comes to terms with the end of the United States imperium. Throughout Asia and across the Middle East and Europe, political leaders are beginning to count the current Oval Office regime out of their calculations when […]
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Posted: 03 Jan 2018 11:32 AM PST
Federal unions are pressing to bring thousands of RCMP civilian employees into the union fold before they officially join Canada's public service. The two largest unions are charging ahead with applications under the Public Service Labour Relations Act to become the bargaining agents for RCMP civilians — despite the government's decision to put the transfer […]
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