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December 10, 2020  

After two years, China says the two Michaels have been indicted, tried

Canada’s ambassador to China Dominic Barton is inspired by how they are coping with their imprisonment.

News Government General
December 10, 2020  

Premiers’ demands for long-term health funding increase

They want Ottawa add at least $28 billion a year to its annual health transfer payment, but the issue is taking a back seat to the pandemic.

News Government General
December 10, 2020  

Despite Trump’s venting and threats, Biden’s win is sealed

Victory was locked in Dec. 8 by the so-called safe harbour deadline set by federal law.

News Government General
December 10, 2020  

Legault calls for police to issue more tickets for COVID-19 violations

Premier wants to send a clear message ”to a small minority of Quebecers” who put the rest of the public’s health at risk.

News Government General
December 10, 2020  

S&P DJ removing Chinese companies from index after US order

Follows Trump’s order barring Americans from buying stocks or bonds issued by companies owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability
December 10, 2020  

Clean energy group outlines path to reducing freight emissions

Pembina Institute calls for a national strategy to facilitate the shipping industry’s transition to zero-emission vehicles.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 10, 2020  

Canada, Britain sign agreement for post Brexit trade, tables legislation

Liberal government bill to implement the deal in Canadian law introduced in the House of Commons.

News Government General
December 9, 2020  

Kovrig, Spavor ‘inspiring’ and ‘robust’ in Chinese prison: Barton

Two Michaels were denied consular access to the two men from January to October because of Chinese paranoia about COVID-19.

News Government General Sustainability
December 8, 2020  

Crombie leaves Ontario role over proposed environment laws

Contends Schedule 6 would expand ministerial authority on zoning and other potentially sensitive environmental issues.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
December 8, 2020  

Environment groups fight KXL despite Biden’s promise to block pipeline

The cite international banks lined up to back the projects as evidence they are far from dead.

News Government General
December 8, 2020  

Ontario lays out priority COVID-19 vaccine list and rollout

New details on the imminent arrival of the first doses released by the federal government.

News Government General
December 8, 2020  

First doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to land next week

249,000 doses coming, everything hinges on Health Canada approval.

News Government General
December 7, 2020  

US diplomats in Cuba with brain injuries likely targeted in energy attack

Report stops short of saying the same about Canadian diplomats, instead leaves open the possibility of other causes.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 7, 2020  

Contracts for vaccines in development needed flexibility: Anand

Had to be vague about delivery dates because nobody knew if the vaccines would be successful.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 7, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Technology
December 4, 2020  

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.

News Government General
December 3, 2020  

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.

News Government General
December 3, 2020  

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.

Insight Energy Government Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
December 3, 2020  

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.

News Government General
December 3, 2020  

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.

News Government General
December 3, 2020  

Health Canada to make decision on Pfizer vaccine approval soon: feds

Government faces pressure to deliver on doses amid mounting cases and deaths.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 3, 2020  

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.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 3, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

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.

News Government General
December 1, 2020  

Application to pause Alberta inquiry into fossil fuel foes funding

Kenney government contend foreign interests have been bankrolling campaigns against fossil fuel development.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 1, 2020  

Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers

Team also has years of experience in government and policymaking.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 1, 2020  

Highlights of the federal government’s fiscal update

Freeland budget is borrowing, taxing, tax breaks and rolling out the money for businesses and families.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 1, 2020  

EU greenhouse gas emissions down 24% since 1990: report

With coronavirus pandemic, the commission expects emissions to fall an unprecedented 8% this year.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 1, 2020  

More transparency regarding COVID-19 vaccine rollout: ethics expert

Premier Doug Ford renewed calls for a clear delivery date for Ontario’s share of vaccines.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 1, 2020  

No text of Canada-UK trade deal as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms

Trade minister says both countries are working on mitigation measures to provide stability to businesses.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 30, 2020  

Spending too little worse than spending too much: Freeland

Federal government’s record deficit is more than $381 billion but she calls it affordable, given low interest rates.