- White House official: We can’t exclude Canada from tariffs
- Fiscal restraint to continue as Manitoba works toward balanced budget
- Saskatchewan NDP choose Ryan Meili as new leader
- Bloc Quebecois officials rally behind leader after wave of MP resignations
- B.C. Liberal MP now says he didn’t invite Atwal
- There’s more to the BQ implosion than a lousy leader
- Ontario PCs extend leadership vote registration deadline
- Action needed as grain backlog grows, Saskatchewan premier urges Feds
Posted: 04 Mar 2018 07:39 AM PST
WASHINGTON — If Canadians are hoping to be spared from American tariffs, they may be disappointed. A White House official told the U.S. Sunday talk shows that President Donald Trump has made up his mind: steel and aluminum tariffs will apply to everyone. That includes America’s No. 1 supplier of both: Canada. White House trade official Peter […]
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Posted: 04 Mar 2018 07:22 AM PST
WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says his Progressive Conservative government’s upcoming budget will cut income taxes and ambulance fees, while also moving the province further toward a balanced budget. And although the province will be getting more money from federal equalization payments and a new provincial carbon tax slated to take effect this year, Pallister says […]
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Posted: 03 Mar 2018 02:44 PM PST
REGINA – Saskatchewan’s NDP has chosen Ryan Meili to be its new leader, who the party hopes will enable it to topple a weakened government that’s held power for more than a decade. Meili, a physician who represents Saskatoon Meewasin in the legislature, defeated Regina MLA Trent Wotherspoon at a leadership convention in Regina on […]
Posted: 03 Mar 2018 02:33 PM PST
MONTREAL – The national office of the Bloc Quebecois is rallying behind its leader after seven of the party’s 10 members of Parliament quit the caucus earlier in the week. The party’s administration says Martine Ouellet has their full support. Ouellet says the MPs who resigned will be able to keep their party memberships and […]
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Posted: 03 Mar 2018 02:18 PM PST
A Liberal MP from British Columbia says he didn’t invite convicted attempted murderer Jaspal Atwal to a reception attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in India – despite having previously taken sole responsibility for the invitation. “I didn’t invite the person,” Randeep Sarai said of Atwal in an interview with his riding’s local newspaper, The Surrey […]
Posted: 03 Mar 2018 10:23 AM PST
It's always the leader's fault. When seven of 10 Bloc Québécois MPs resigned on Wednesday, instantly transforming it from parliamentary rump to the punchline of a lightbulb joke — it takes three to change one, apparently — the critics, including the MPs themselves, blamed Martine Ouellet, the party's leader. "I respect Ms. Ouellet as a […]
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Posted: 03 Mar 2018 09:40 AM PST
TORONTO – Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party is giving members even more time to sign up to cast their vote for a new leader. The party is in the midst of a hastily arranged leadership contest to replace Patrick Brown, who resigned last month amid sexual misconduct allegations. Brown vehemently denies the allegations and even briefly […]
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Posted: 03 Mar 2018 08:57 AM PST
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the federal government “needs to take action now” as Prairie farmers warn a growing grain backlog is causing serious cash-flow shortages on many farms in Western Canada. “Saskatchewan farmers are key to our (provincial) economy,” Moe tweeted late Friday, adding “we can’t get grain on a train to port even as […]
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