OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau has unveiled his pre-election cabinet in a shuffle designed to showcase new faces and to address increasingly troublesome files—from border security to trade promotion to the potential for bare-knuckle scraps with the provinces.
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OTTAWA—U.S. President Donald Trump's envoy to Canada told guests at her cosier-than-usual Fourth of July party in Ottawa last night that the countries' strained relationship will overcome the tough times.
Ambassador Kelly Craft delivered the message with the U.S. and Canada locked in an unprecedented trade dispute.
OTTAWA—The Canadian government yesterday took steps to apply further pressure on Venezuela by announcing it won't seek to replace its ambassador in Caracas following a presidential election that has attracted widespread international condemnation.
OTTAWA—Today's federal budget will establish a national advisory group with former Ontario health minister Eric Hoskins at the helm that will work towards setting up a Canada-wide pharmacare plan, sources say.
OTTAWA—The economy's impressive run has prompted another interest-rate hike from the Bank of Canada—but looking ahead, it warned of the broadening negative impact of NAFTA's uncertain future.
The central bank pointed to unexpectedly solid economic numbers as key drivers behind its decision yesterday to hike the trend-setting rate to 1.25 percent, up from one percent.
OTTAWA—The federal ethics commissioner has cleared Finance minister Bill Morneau of allegations that he and his father benefited from insider information to save half-a-million dollars on the sale of shares in their family-built company.
OTTAWA—Canada's finance ministers struck a deal yesterday on how they plan to share tax revenues during the cost-heavy start-up phase of a legalized marijuana market.
But they also kept their options open—just in case lucrative days lie ahead.
OTTAWA—Finance minister Bill Morneau found himself fending off fresh Opposition broadsides yesterday during another tumultuous question period—this one so turbulent a Conservative MP was booted from the House of Commons.
Ottawa is coming under fresh pressure to find a way to save the ailing Canadian newspaper industry, although the Liberals remain steadfast in their argument that the solution lies in the transition to digital platforms and more viable business models.
OTTAWA—Youth health experts are warning the federal government that its push to legalize recreational cannabis should be accompanied by extensive public education and prevention campaigns that spell out the serious risks of pot consumption on adolescent brains.