Canola farmers whose livelihoods have been targeted by China in its feud with Canada say it's time for the federal government to be aggressive at the political level in its fight against a growing number of agricultural trade barriers around the world.
A third Canadian canola exporter has received a non-compliance notice from China over quality concerns, the federal agriculture minister said on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the latest development in an escalating feud with the Asian country.
The estranged wife of Joshua Boyle told a harrowing tale of alleged confinement, abuse and non-consensual sex on Friday, March 29, 2019, as she described how he struck her, tied her ankles and wrists with rope and forced himself on her during an incident after the couple returned to Canada from a five-year ordeal as hostages in Afghanistan.
The federal New Democrats' fiscal plan for the fall election will be shaped by estimates of how much money Ottawa loses out on each year to international tax-avoidance schemes, the party's finance critic says.
The federal Liberal government's fourth budget will include measures to help Canadians cover their bills if they choose to head back to school to boost their skills or change careers, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Thursday, March 14, 2019.
The improved economy is expected to give the Trudeau government more fiscal room than anticipated in next week's pre-election budget — but a wobbly economic finish to 2018 means conditions could look much different as the October vote approaches.