Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31
Looking at foreign interests bankrolling campaigns against fossil fuel development.
Freeland says aid needed as central bank targets 2022 for recovery
Unprecedented amounts spent in record time to limit the economic damage wrought by COVID-19.
Alberta COVID deaths push Canada past milestone of 10,000
Case counts regularly hit new daily highs through Central and Western Canada.
US election results could impact immigration to Canada
As government prepares to lay out targets, Canadians are feeling skittish about any planned increases.
Workers, companies want non-partisan review of EI system
A process managed by politicians could be lost to changing priorities, or a snap election.
Civil, respectful but still tough: Canada-US trade under Biden
Analyst says he’s still beholden to anti-trade sentiment within his own party.
Trump proclamation exempts Canadian aluminum from tariffs
… but he reserves the right to reimpose the 10% levies on national security grounds if exports spike again.
Biden goes on offence in Georgia while Trump targets Midwest
Countdown is on for the Nov. 3 US election as candidates for president look to solidify support and harvest the undecideds.
Issues important to Trump await Barrett on Supreme Court
Cases involving his tax returns and appeals from the Trump campaign and Republicans related to absentee ballots to be heard.
Nothing unusual in arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou: RCMP officer
That’s contrary to what Meng’s defence team has alleged in court documents.
Thanksgiving affecting COVID-19 numbers in Ontario, Manitoba: officials
Holiday took place as Ontario imposed stricter health measures in three regions, including Toronto.
Liberals face probe into pandemic response after losing House vote
Must turn over to the House of Commons health committee all records on a raft of issues related to the coronavirus response.
Alberta to limit temporary foreign worker program, saving jobs for locals
Labour and Immigration Minister Jason Copping says the changes will save more than 1,300 jobs for Albertans.
Moving to Canada a parachute for expats in Trump’s America
People in the US talk about moving to Canada to escape four more years of Donald Trump.
Meng Wanzhou extradition case back in court for hearings on arrest
She claims abuse of process based on her arrest, and the US misled Canadian officials in its summary of allegations made against her.
Pfizer raises concerns on probe of Ottawa’s pandemic response
Raises confidentiality related to requirement to produce documents related to the production and purchase of a vaccine for COVID-19.
Inquiry into oil and gas foes to deliver report next year: Kenney
Government contends foreign interests have been working to undermine the industry for years.
Chastened Trump follows debate rules, mostly, in rematch with Biden
Measured exchanges and cool tempers, but flashes of anger and frustration on both sides.
Shoring up our future closer to home
AME’s whitepaper “A Manufacturing Marshall Plan” calls for reshoring, nearshoring and leanshoring.
Think tank appears at UN Security Council to appeal for Korvig’s release
Canada pushes for release of Kovrig and Spavor who have limited access to Canadian consular officials.
100,000 rapid COVID-19 tests have arrived, being distributed to provinces
Bought 7.9 million ID Now tests from Abbott Diagnostics that can produce results on the spot in under 15 minutes.
Fake news creates serious issues for battling pandemic: Tam
One claim is the pandemic is linked to a bid for public support of a universal guaranteed income.
New motion could trigger second confidence showdown for Liberal minority
Tories call for calling for a sweeping probe into a host of issues relating to the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Russia and Iran have obtained voter info: US officials
Intelligence director and FBI director say the US will impose costs on any foreign countries interfering in the 2020 US election.
Face to face: Trump and Biden to meet for final debate
A final chance for both men to make their case to a television audience of tens of millions of voters.
Canada jumps closer to military spending target thanks to COVID-19
Poised to spend the equivalent of more of its GDP on defence this year than at any point in the past decade.
Tax records show Trump tried to land China projects: report
He paid $188,561 in taxes in China while pursuing licensing deals there from 2013 to 2015.
NATO to set up new space centre amid China, Russia concerns
Part of the alliance’s efforts to keep ahead in a fast moving and hi-tech sector, particularly amid concern about aggressive behaviour in space.
25% of Canadians say mental health is worse than during COVID outbreak
Online survey found that only 19% of Canadians say their mental health is better now than in March and April.
Canada-China spat heats up over ambassador’s alleged threat
New friction arose when China’s ambassador Cong Peiwu branded pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong violent criminals.
‘Toxic’ label will spur wake-up to impact of plastics on health: experts
… but challenges remain in definitively linking plastic or plastic particles to disease, cancer or other human health problems.
Saskatchewan Party Leader touts support for small business
Moe in final week of the election says he would boost the economy through job creation and growth, and rules out tax increases or major cuts.