Meng’s lawyers fight on against extradition, plea deal discussed
Deal would require the executive to admit guilt to some allegations in exchange for dropping the extradition request.
US adds Chinese chipmaker, oil giant to security blacklist
That raises the total number of companies 35 on the list of entities linked to modernizes China’s military.
Trump expected to flex pardon powers on way out door
He has no qualms about intervening in the cases of friends and allies whom he believes have been treated unfairly.
Captain Kirk urges Alberta to adopt federal COVID tracer
William Shatner tweets the province cannot go its own way in a world interconnected by travel.
How to cut global emissions, boost the economy
Exporting LNG to displace coal is a powerful way to lead in helping to reduce global emissions.
Alberta team to roll out COVID-19 vaccine in three phases in January
Pfizer and Moderna doses are to be distributed at 30 depots across the province.
Health Canada to make decision on Pfizer vaccine approval soon: feds
Government faces pressure to deliver on doses amid mounting cases and deaths.
Liberals introduce bill for new COVID-19 spending after economic update
Making passage of the legislation a confidence vote that could trigger an election if it doesn’t garner the necessary support.
How we deal with our ever-rising nation debt?
Federal deficit of $381 billion and a debt exceeding $1 trillion, just under 50% of gross domestic product.
EU looks forward to Biden resetting trans-Atlantic relations
…but future relations will have to adapt to a multi-polar world where China is an ever bigger player.
WH silent on pushback on Trump plan to raid Canada’s drug cabinet
Canada represents only 2% of global drug sales, and gets 68% of its drugs from outside the country.
Application to pause Alberta inquiry into fossil fuel foes funding
Kenney government contend foreign interests have been bankrolling campaigns against fossil fuel development.
Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers
Team also has years of experience in government and policymaking.
Highlights of the federal government’s fiscal update
Freeland budget is borrowing, taxing, tax breaks and rolling out the money for businesses and families.
EU greenhouse gas emissions down 24% since 1990: report
With coronavirus pandemic, the commission expects emissions to fall an unprecedented 8% this year.