Should a Canadian citizen want to make investments which exclude the fossil fuel sector or divest from fossil fuels, and is inclined to give priority for Canadian companies, they appear to be out of luck.
A Conservative government, if elected this fall, would work to fix Canada's relationship with Saudi Arabia by trying to build back rapport with the kingdom in areas that it considers of mutual interest.
Export Development Canada is reviewing its decision to provide up to half a billion dollars worth of insurance in 2011 for an SNC-Lavalin contract in Angola after learning of an allegation the company may have won the bid with help from bribes.
The federal government has so far exempted 50 Canadian companies from surtaxes imposed last summer when Ottawa slapped retaliatory tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Tuesday as he faced pointed questions about his relief plan from political opponents.
Earlier this week, Environment and Climate Change Canada said it would decide later whether its fossil fuel subsidies review would be published in full. After a line of questioning from National Observer however, it appears to have changed its tune.