Scheer vows internal free trade deal for a stronger federation
Will appoint a minister who will negotiate a comprehensive, formal free-trade deal with the provinces.
Saskatchewan lifts restrictions on interprovincial personal booze
Alberta, Nova Scotia and Manitoba have also eliminated restrictions on how much personal booze people can bring into those provinces.
First ministers meeting shaping up to be most acrimonious in years
Trudeau will have to contend with challenges from conservative premiers.
Feds remove regulatory barriers to trade, hope provinces will follow suit
Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc said the federal government is focusing on areas where it can act quickly to remove regulatory hurdles.
LeBlanc not expecting resistance from premiers on internal trade barriers
Intergovernmental Affairs minister to help organize a first ministers’ meeting on internal trade, expected to be held in late October.
Alberta appeals court ruling ordering province to pay $2M over beer subsidy
A justice ruled last month the beer subsidy was unconstitutional, violating interprovincial free trade rules.
Comeau ruling defies economic – and common sense
A Supreme Court ruling that there’s no ‘constitutional guarantee of free trade’ will stifle both competition and lower prices for consumers.
Supreme Court ruling corks BC vintners’ hopes for free trade of Canadian wines
Comeau decision supports provincial legislation that controls liquor supplies and protecting health and safety.
Trudeau talking to premiers about Trans Mountain pipeline battle
Trying not to get in the middle of the spat but he has reiterated government approved the pipeline and is going to get it built.
Atlantic provinces need to shed trade, regulatory barriers
Study says removing barriers could create gains across Canada as high as 3.3% of GDP.
Provinces poised to agree on plan to open up internal trade
The Agreement on Internal Trade signed in 1994 has been a headache for businesses and consumers.
Tories want NB beer decision sent to Supreme Court
Federal Conservatives want Section 121 of the Constitution clarified.
Charged with illegally importing Quebec beer
New Brunswick man fights back with a constitutional challenge.
Federal, provincial ministers to discuss interprovincial trade
CFIB calls for a national agreement to eliminate what it calls “artificial barriers.”