Green party, Liberals, NDP move to block Canada from controversial Chinese investment treaty.
Critics say ambiguity is harming Canada’s foreign investment process.
Resource projects in the north have attracted $8 billion in investments, which are expected to create 3,000 much-needed jobs.
Ontario taxpayers now on the hook for $190 million after project scrapped when it looked like the Liberals might lose election.
Canada needs new search planes, and some foreign manufacturers could get the contracts, to the chagrin of Canada’s aerospace players.
Opposition slams NDP leader’s charge that resource exports are creating a decline in manufacturing.
Bill amends jobs, environmental assessments and changes to old age security.
Environment Minister Peter Kent says Canada will not renew its commitment to the Kyoto climate change protocol after it expires next year.
The Liberal and Conservative election platforms contain promises to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions using policies that will threaten Canada’s economic prospects, says the Fraser Institute.