Libs say lawsuit threat needed to stop Scheer’s ‘misinformation’ on SNC-Lavalin
Scheer revealed Sunday that he’d received a letter from Trudeau’s lawyer serving notice of a possible libel suit.
Friday NAFTA deadline not firm; no deal is better than a bad one: Trudeau
Freeland optimistic over intense talks under way in the accelerated search for compromise on NAFTA.
Scheer not worried about rifts in party as Conservative convention wraps
Challenges mounting from social conservatives and Maxime Bernier.
NAFTA negotiation: get ready to rumble
If this were a wrestling spectacle, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Pena Nieto would be the handsome, but lightweight tag team locked in a cage and improbably matched against the orange-masked gigantic villain, Donald Trump.
NAFTA energy clause draws Canadian criticism
Business groups on both sides of the political spectrum say the “proportionality clause” is outdated and gives the US too much control over Canadian energy production.
Liberals look to meet increased youth green jobs promise
The jobs are being defined as those that help reduce energy consumption, limit GHGs and minimize pollution.
Trudeau and Trump talk trade, security at G7 summit
90-day review period imposed by President Trump prevents the leaders from discussing in detail any NAFTA-related issues.
Trudeau to promote Canadian tech, lure investment at Microsoft summit
PM is the first sitting head of government or state to be invited to address the annual gathering of CEOs.
Meet the huge asset manager pulled into Canada’s political arena
The details of BlackRock’s relationship with the federal Liberals is ruffling feathers among opposing politicians.
Federal carbon tax plan will include individual rebates, follow Alberta’s plan
Feds will send money raised from the tax to individuals, bypassing provinces refuse to impose their own carbon price.
Legislation could allow Canada’s infrastructure bank to invest in cross-border projects
Public money could be used to bankroll or financially backstop projects that are “in Canada or partly in Canada.”
Trudeau, Couillard defend Bombardier after execs get big raises
Compensation for the company’s top five executives and board chairman grew by nearly 50% in 2016 despite its financial troubles.
Innovation strategy inspired by economist who argues for bigger state role
Budget expected to detail plan to foster an innovation economy to recharge Canada’s long-term economic growth.
Hopes high for budget aimed at boosting high-tech job skills, expertise
Ottawa has committed $73 million over four years to ensure education is aligned with the tech-related needs of the job market.
Canada’s regulations bring clarity energy companies need, Trudeau says
PM tells conference the thoughtful development of renewable and traditional energy sources is the road to economic prosperity.
Trudeau tells Houston energy conference border tax would hurt both economies
Conference recognizes Prime Minister with award for his stance in favour of sustainable development.
Trudeau must act to protect Canada from Trump’s domestic agenda
Business Council of Canada warns Ottawa to boost Canadian competitiveness amid Trump’s plan to slash taxes, ease regulatory obstacles.
Trump, Trudeau to meet Feb. 13 after weeks of back and forth over agenda
PM commits to highlighting Canadian values, principles, and maintaining the close integration between Canada and the US.
Cheers, jeers for Trudeau at Calgary town hall
Prime Minister grilled on oil sands stance, how Canada will deal with Trump administration.
Offshore ban in Arctic will cost northern economy, NWT premier says
Trudeau defends decision, says measure will protect the Arctic from an oil spill under sea ice.
Plans for middle class aimed at preventing anti-trade backlash, Trudeau says
PM acknowledges Canadians are not immune to anxiety fuelling anti-globalization, anti-trade, anti-immigration sentiment.
Canada will capitalize if Trump step backs on climate change: Trudeau
PM says Canada will be an attractive investment environment if it sticks to its climate plan.
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Manitoba won’t sign climate framework over health spending concerns
Brian Pallister says the intention to cut the annual rate increase on health care transfer payments to 3% in April is unacceptable.
Canada will use economic levers to push Trump on climate change
President-elect calls human-made climate change a hoax, would cancel Paris Accord.
Pipeline approvals complicate math of cutting GHGs
Trudeau sits down next week with provincial and territorial premiers to complete a pan-Canadian climate strategy.
Trudeau approves Trans Mountain pipeline, maintains climate targets
Pipeline approvals will add almost a million additional barrels of oil per day to export capacity.
Trudeau hopes to attract billions in private infrastructure investments
Government hopes every to leverage $4-5 in private funding for every dollar it invests.
Full steam ahead on carbon pricing despite Trump presidency, Trudeau says
President-elect has suggested climate change is a hoax, wants US out of Paris climate accord.
Trudeau will lose environmental ally with Trump in White House
President-elect has promised to pull the US from the Paris climate change deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Feds turns to infrastructure bank for help amid deeper deficit outlook
Government will prime the bank’s pump with $35 billion in public money to attract foreign capital.