Mexico's future foreign minister says he thinks biting U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs slapped on his country and Canada could be lifted once the three continental partners sign a newly negotiated free trade agreement.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer marked the start of the one-year countdown to the 2019 election with a campaign-style speech that took direct aim at the Liberal government's record — on everything from carbon taxes, to ethics, to budgetary deficits.
The federal government has no intention of sending anyone to a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week at a time when Riyadh is the target of global outrage — and one source insists Ottawa never had plans to dispatch a delegation.
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.
The Senate's banking committee is urging the Trudeau government to take big steps on taxation that include introducing immediate corporate tax cuts to ease competitiveness concerns and revamping the whole tax system.
The federal government's forthcoming annual public accounts will release a trove of numbers that will show how much more Ottawa expects to pay to settle billions of dollars in legal claims made by Indigenous Peoples and their communities.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants Quebec premier-designate Francois Legault to think carefully before proceeding with his plan to invoke the Constitution's notwithstanding clause to override the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Quebec officials announce rules: remove religious symbols or face dismissal.