Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will table the fall fiscal update on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023, which is expected to focus on housing and affordability as the Liberal government struggles to regain favour with Canadians feeling overwhelmed and angry about the rising cost of living.
Canada's industry minister called out Pepsi and Coca-Cola for not sending representatives to a meeting he convened on Monday, September 25, 2023, with manufacturing companies to discuss stabilizing grocery prices.
The federal government announced $59.5 billion of new spending over the next five years as part of a narrowly focused budget that also promises to find savings in the public service and increase tax revenues.
The CEOs and presidents of Loblaw Cos. Ltd., Metro Inc. and Empire Co. Ltd. — which operates chains including Sobeys, Safeway and FreshCo — are set to testify before the House of Commons agriculture committee Wednesday evening as part of its study on food inflation.
Heather House studies full-time through McGill University’s distance education program, and when she is not immersed in books, she is raising her eight children with her husband in Chisasibi, the northernmost community in Quebec that is accessible by road.