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Tuesday, January 1, 2019



Talking kettles of fish with Jonathan Wilkinson

Posted: 31 Dec 2018 09:00 PM PST

iPolitics spoke with Fisheries and Oceans Minister Jonathan Wilkinson earlier this month, on the day before his six-month anniversary at the helm of the department. We asked him about his role, marine protected areas, whales and oil spills, and other issues. This interview has been edited and condensed. Q: You’re half a year in. How's […]

What we’re watching in agriculture and trade in 2019

Posted: 31 Dec 2018 09:00 PM PST

It’s been a hectic year in agriculture. From trade disputes to trade negotiations, farmers’ frustrations with carbon-tax policy and a harvest that never seemed to end, there’s been no shortage of things to write about. As 2018 heads to greener pastures, here are five issues we’ll be watching on the farm and food fronts in 2019. TRADE  China The U.S. and China continue their trade […]

Phoenix: The biggest scandal people have stopped talking about

Posted: 31 Dec 2018 02:55 PM PST

As 2018 comes to an end, it's a time to recap the year's biggest news stories. In Canada, there was cannabis legalization, the renegotiation of NAFTA, the election of new governments in Ontario and Quebec and the collapse of the world oil price, which Alberta somehow managed to blame on Ottawa. Yet if you're looking […]

Holiday Brief: Closing the book on 2018

Posted: 31 Dec 2018 10:01 AM PST

Today's Holiday Brief is brought to you by the Alzheimer Society of Canada. In 2019, Canada will become the latest country to launch a National Dementia Strategy – the single most powerful tool for transforming dementia care and support. Learn more at Good day to you — and happy New Year’s Eve! The Lead: […]