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.
Federal cabinet ministers have fanned out south of the border in hope of energizing U.S. supporters of the beleaguered NAFTA deal as yet another critical round of talks is set to begin in Montreal later this month.
When 2017 dawned, Finance Minister Bill Morneau was presiding over the early stages of an economic resurgence that would lift growth beyond expectations, create jobs at an impressive clip and help shave billions off his projected budgetary deficits.
The federal government released more details on Wednesday on changes to its controversial tax proposals in hopes of further addressing deep concerns over reforms that have angered the small-business community.
Canada's finance ministers struck a deal this week to share tax revenues during the cost-heavy startup phase of a legalized marijuana market — but they also kept their options open, just in case lucrative days lie ahead.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau found himself fending off fresh Opposition broadsides on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, during another tumultuous question period — this one so turbulent a Conservative MP was booted from the House of Commons.
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer demanded Bill Morneau hand in his resignation on Wed. Nov 29, 2017, as political rivals intensified their attacks on a finance minister mired in controversy for weeks.