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Mia Rabson

Trudeau promises to First Nations called into question

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a backlash within and outside his own party after Jody Wilson-Raybould's sudden resignation from his cabinet.

The veterans affairs minister quit this week amid reports she felt pressured to head off a criminal prosecution of Quebec engineering firm SNC-Lavalin when she held the justice portfolio.

Ontario calls for equalization overhaul

OTTAWA—For the first time in a decade, Ontario will not receive an equalization transfer from Ottawa, prompting the province's finance minister to join calls for the federal government to review how the program is set up.

Canada's finance ministers are in Ottawa for the second of their two yearly meetings, which started with a working dinner at an Ottawa hotel last night.