It would be a mistake to label pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong as terrorists, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday, August 13, 2019, as her government issued a pointed warning to Canadians about travelling to the semi-independent Chinese territory.
A high-profile call to eat more plants and less meat in order to combat global warming is directly in line with Canada's new food guide, which extols the health benefits of precisely such a change in diet, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said on Friday, August 10, 2019.
An environmentalist who monitors the Ottawa River says he's skeptical of the Quebec government's contention that a local hydro dam is to blame for the deaths of thousands of fish near the national capital because the province won't say how it reached that conclusion.
Ottawa is going around the Manitoba government in order to give $5.4 million in carbon tax revenues to the province's schools in the latest carbon-tax battle between the federal Liberals and a provincial Conservative government.
Canada's new rebate program to help make electric cars cheaper appears to be showing early signs of stimulating sales but mostly in the two provinces that require a minimum number of electric car sales.
With three months until Canadians vote in the next federal election, Green party leader Elizabeth May says her big hope for the final result is a minority government over which she can exert some influence.
Some MPs are warning the high-stress, high-stakes environment of politics coupled with relentless work schedules and bouts of politically motivated marathon voting and debating sessions are one day going to kill someone.