- CP rail strike postponed: union
- CP strike would be ‘cataclysmic’: Raitt
- Feds must order CP back to work if strike happens: Saskatchewan
- It’s not about the Chagall, it’s about the David – and Mayer was played
- Parliament Hill plays host to last annual marijuana rally before legalization
- Evening Brief: A 420 Friday
- Tory MP calls on University of Alberta to retract David Suzuki’s honorary degree
- Grassroots Liberals push Trudeau government to be more progressive
- Freeland’s view of global clash of ideologies has Putin, Russia at its heart
- NAFTA talks continue through weekend in push for a deal
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 05:10 PM PDT
HALIFAX – The union representing some 3,000 Canadian Pacific railway conductors and locomotive engineers says a looming strike has been postponed – for now. In an email, Teamsters Canada spokesperson Christopher Monette said the decision to postpone the strike comes after an intervention by Labour Minister Patty Hadju late Friday. Union members have been asked to vote […]
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 04:39 PM PDT
HALIFAX – A work stoppage by one of this country’s largest railways would be “cataclysmic,” former Conservative Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said Friday. Raitt, who now serves as the Conservative Party’s deputy leader told iPolitics that a strike will force several auto manufacturing plants to close because they will not be able to get parts and […]
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 03:27 PM PDT
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has written federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau demanding the federal government order some 3,000 Canadian Pacific railway workers back to work if they hit the picket line early Saturday morning. “In the event of strike action, the Government of Saskatchewan asks that the Federal Government of Canada take swift action to […]
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Posted: 20 Apr 2018 02:55 PM PDT
Maybe Marc Mayer should stop giving interviews. Every time he opens his mouth, the director of the National Gallery of Canada simply gets himself in more trouble, demonstrating a breathtaking lack of understanding of what it means to head up a large public institution. As every day passes, the scandal of how Mayer managed to […]
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Posted: 20 Apr 2018 02:53 PM PDT
Clouds of marijuana smoke erupted over Parliament Hill on Friday as pot enthusiasts of all ages gathered in the shadow of the Peace Tower for the annual cannabis celebration known as 4-20. The event marks the last time pot users will flock to the Hill to celebrate cannabis culture in late April before the federal […]
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Posted: 20 Apr 2018 02:32 PM PDT
Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by CANSEC, North America's largest tri-lateral defence event, May 30-31st at the EY Centre in Ottawa. CANSEC 2018 will once again showcase leading-edge technology, products and services for all branches of the Canadian Military. Good evening to you. The Lead: We begin today in Halifax, where thousands of […]
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 01:58 PM PDT
Conservative MP Matt Jeneroux is adding his name to a long list of protesters against the University of Alberta’s decision to include David Suzuki among their honorary degree recipients. On April 10, the university revealed its list of 13 honourees, which included Canada’s most prominent environmentalist. Since then, numerous people in favour of Alberta’s prosperous relationship […]
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Posted: 20 Apr 2018 01:53 PM PDT
HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is being pushed by backbenchers and grassroots Liberals to take a more progressive stance on issues such as pharmacare, prostitution and illegal drugs. The pressure came Friday during the first full day of the Liberals’ national convention and it was motivated, at least in part, by a determination not […]
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Posted: 20 Apr 2018 01:41 PM PDT
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland sees the clash between the forces of democracy and authoritarianism as a defining conflict of our time, and she blames one country that she knows extremely well — Russia. That world view will form the frame for Freeland and her fellow G7 foreign ministers as they meet Sunday to tackle […]
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Posted: 20 Apr 2018 01:35 PM PDT
WASHINGTON — NAFTA negotiating teams will keep bargaining through the weekend in a rush to get a deal by early May, fuelled by a Trump administration desire to meet a legislative deadline. Those teams kept talking while their political masters leading the process left Washington on Friday, with plans to reconvene there early next week. […]
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