- Trudeau warns First Nations that legislation will take time
- Budget watchdog flags Ontario’s skyrocketing debt
- Feds see internet data cloud as alternative to their creaky computer systems
- At committee today: Senators consider changing pot bill, expanding purge of ‘historically unjust’ LGBTQ convictions
- Garneau set to urge House to undo Senate rewrite of transport law overhaul
- Morning Brief: Peacekeeping, pot and the Pope
- Michelle Wolf cartoon
- iPolitics AM: First Nations, teachers and Aga Khan on PM’s Wednesday agenda
- Lower pay for Hydro One executives not a given: Minister
- Harassment complaint was retaliation for trying to debate carbon tax: MP
Posted: 02 May 2018 08:20 AM PDT
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is asking First Nations chiefs to be patient for action on government promises about Indigenous rights, language and a renewed fiscal relationship. “We can do this quickly, or we can do this right,” Trudeau said. “I know that those two are mutually exclusive.” Trudeau made the comments at the Assembly of First […]
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Posted: 02 May 2018 07:38 AM PDT
Ontario’s budget watchdog says debt will skyrocket to nearly $400 billion and the province would fall well short of a key financial target under the Liberal’s plan. In a report tabled Wednesday, the Financial Accountability Office (FAO) says it finds a “fundamental imbalance” in the government’s spending and revenues. Adding that the latest Liberal budget […]
Posted: 02 May 2018 05:47 AM PDT
The federal government is willing to accept the privacy and security risks of storing data in the internet cloud as an alternative to aging computers that are “at risk of breaking down,” says an internal policy paper. The federal paper on “data sovereignty,” obtained through the Access to Information Act, fleshes out the government’s plan […]
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Posted: 02 May 2018 04:30 AM PDT
As previewed in iPolitics AM, the Senate's multi-channel committee review of the government's pot legalization plan is set to enter a new phase today as SOCIAL AFFAIRS — which is the designated lead on the file — is set to hear from their colleagues on the ABORIGINAL PEOPLES and LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS as they […]
Posted: 02 May 2018 04:00 AM PDT
When the curtain rises on the Commons Chamber this afternoon, Transport Minister Marc Garneau will have his first — and, depending on how the day unfolds, possibly only — opportunity to make his case against the Senate's suggested changes to his proposed overhaul of the laws governing Canada's rail and air transit system, which was […]
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Posted: 02 May 2018 03:57 AM PDT
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Posted: 02 May 2018 02:46 AM PDT
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicks off an event-packed Wednesday at the Lac Leamy Casino in Gatineau, where he's slated to deliver a morning speech to the First Nations chiefs and indigenous leaders taking part in a special two-day session focused on the federal legislative to-do list organized by the Assembly of First Nations. His appearance […]
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Posted: 02 May 2018 02:15 AM PDT
One day after calling compensation at Hydro One “unjustifiably generous,” Ontario’s energy minister says a review won’t necessarily lead to lower pay. On Monday evening the government said it had “urged” the company to review its compensation packages and Hydro One announced it would oblige. READ MORE: Ontario NDP's hydro plan leaves experts cold The request […]
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Posted: 02 May 2018 01:19 AM PDT
OTTAWA — A federal NDP MP is alleging that a member of former leader Tom Mulcair’s staff levelled an unfounded harassment complaint against him in retaliation for having questioned the Trudeau’s government national carbon-tax plan. Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir says the harassment complaint was the most recent in a string of efforts by Mulcair and […]
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