Asked to host a politician? Know your limits
Be aware of the distinction between government and politics as election time approaches.
Trans Mountain tells contractors to get ready for pipeline restart
They have 30 days to hire workers, prepare detailed construction plans and mobilize equipment.
Pre-election is pre-game for Canadian federal politics
It’s a good time to look for opportunities to shape the parties’ platforms based on what’s important to your business.
Younger voters mobilizing to make federal election about climate change
Climate change has skyrocketed to the top of many lists of issues voters care about the most.
Environment groups say oil industry asks will lead to ‘climate chaos’
They want the federal government to bar new pipelines and slowly wind down production in the oil sector.
‘Need for change’ main motivator in Canadian voters’ election decision, poll shows
Big vote movers included infrastructure investment, niqab and a balanced budget.
Election: Leaders focus on vote-rich Ontario
Federal leaders use the province’s ailing manufacturing sector as a backdrop for a one-day clash of economic visions.
Coalition talk comes up as post Labour Day kicks campaign off
Conservatives holds firm on anti-coalition stance; Trudeau reiterates Liberal willingness to cooperate.
Harper urges Canada to stay the course, while Trudeau urges opposite
Tories, Liberals face off in early campaign showdown.
Mulcair jumps election gun, launches campaign style tour of Ontario
Will target ridings the NDP believes it can steal away from the ruling Conservatives.
Feds look to family benefit cheques, infrastructure spending to boost economy
The Conservatives will doll out a one-time, pre-election cash burst totalling $2.5 billion on July 20 to families with kids under 18.
Mulcair sows confusion over NDP’s corporate tax hike
NDP leader has a little trouble with the numbers in attempts to appease Canada’s business community.
Trudeau releases “Robin Hood” tax plan
Liberal leader’s plan will hike taxes for the rich to help the poor.
Flaherty pledges surplus budget in 2015…and not a tiny one
But, the PBO predicts that slower economic growth and lower commodity prices will cut into government revenues.
Election 2011: Federal parties MIA on economic vision
The federal election campaign is entering the homestretch and there has been virtually nothing said about fostering productivity, innovation and international competitiveness, says Canada West economist Michael Holden.