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April 9, 2019  

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.

News Government General
August 29, 2018  

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.

News Government General
August 27, 2018  

Scheer not worried about rifts in party as Conservative convention wraps

Challenges mounting from social conservatives and Maxime Bernier.

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August 19, 2017  

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.

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August 16, 2017  

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Business groups on both sides of the political spectrum say the “proportionality clause” is outdated and gives the US too much control over Canadian energy production.

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July 21, 2017  

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.

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May 29, 2017  

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.

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May 17, 2017  

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.

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May 11, 2017  

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.

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May 10, 2017  

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.

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April 19, 2017  

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.”

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March 31, 2017  

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.

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March 20, 2017  

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.

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March 15, 2017  

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.

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March 13, 2017  

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.

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March 10, 2017  

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.

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February 16, 2017  

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.

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February 10, 2017  

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.

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January 25, 2017  

Cheers, jeers for Trudeau at Calgary town hall

Prime Minister grilled on oil sands stance, how Canada will deal with Trump administration.

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December 21, 2016  

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.

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December 21, 2016  

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.

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December 21, 2016  

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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December 20, 2016  

[ICYMI] PLANT’S top 10 news stories from 2016

Check out PLANT’s best-read news items to reflect on the year that was.

Feature Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
December 17, 2016  

NAFTA: Now what?

Would a Trump campaign promise to renegotiate NAFTA actually benefit Canadian businesses?

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December 12, 2016  

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.

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December 9, 2016  

Canada will use economic levers to push Trump on climate change

President-elect calls human-made climate change a hoax, would cancel Paris Accord.

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December 1, 2016  

Pipeline approvals complicate math of cutting GHGs

Trudeau sits down next week with provincial and territorial premiers to complete a pan-Canadian climate strategy.

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November 30, 2016  

Trudeau approves Trans Mountain pipeline, maintains climate targets

Pipeline approvals will add almost a million additional barrels of oil per day to export capacity.

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November 14, 2016  

Trudeau hopes to attract billions in private infrastructure investments

Government hopes every to leverage $4-5 in private funding for every dollar it invests.

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November 11, 2016  

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.

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November 9, 2016  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
November 2, 2016  

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.