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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 3, 2020  

Liberals introduce bill for new COVID-19 spending after economic update

Making passage of the legislation a confidence vote that could trigger an election if it doesn’t garner the necessary support.

News Government General
October 26, 2020  

Liberals face probe into pandemic response after losing House vote

Must turn over to the House of Commons health committee all records on a raft of issues related to the coronavirus response.

News Government General
October 22, 2020  

New motion could trigger second confidence showdown for Liberal minority

Tories call for calling for a sweeping probe into a host of issues relating to the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Government General
October 19, 2020  

Liberals, WE Charity release details on fees with potential confidence vote looming

The Conservatives are pushing an “anticorruption” committee to probe COVID-19 spending

News Manufacturing General
October 8, 2020  

Liberals’ supercluster program short on promised jobs, economic growth

Program contributes $918 million over five years to bring business, academic institutions and other non-profits together.

News Government General
September 30, 2020  

Tories, Bloc say they supported COVID-19 aid package to help Canadians

Bill C-4 includes billions of dollars in new pandemic-related relief, passed unanimously.

News Government General
September 24, 2020  

Trudeau declares COVID-19 second wave underway

COVID-19 has killed about 9,250 people as the case count has been edging toward the 150,000 mark.

News Government General
September 24, 2020  

Liberal reset of policy agenda panned by rivals as too much talk

If the NDP don’t support the throne speech, the country could head into an election.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 23, 2020  

Liberals vow wage subsidy extension to 2021, revamp of EI system

Acknowledging the economic situation facing many employers is still fraught.

News Government Economy General Sustainability
September 23, 2020  

Liberals plan fund to spur green technology, jobs

Plans to spend on building retrofits, clean energy and production of electric vehicle.

News Government General
September 18, 2020  

Design of post-CERB benefits could change as pandemic shifts: minister

The Liberals unveiled the $37-billion package of three benefits and easier access to employment insurance last month as a replacement

News Government Manufacturing General
August 20, 2020  

Liberals to use regs to create income support after CERB winds down

Singh called on Trudeau to extend the CERB until the end of September and present a plan to fix EI by the end of this month.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 12, 2020  

Liberals announce $18M in funding for small food producers

Will help companies weather COVID impacts and be well-positioned for future business.

News Government General
August 10, 2020  

Rent relief program becomes new front in fight between Liberals, opposition

Opposition parties are trying to draw parallels between the decision to have the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. run the program and the WE controversy

News Government General
August 6, 2020  

Opposition hoping for answers in government documents about WE Charity deal

The feds have until Aug. 8 to table with the Commons finance committee all documents related to the now-cancelled agreement

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

WE controversy takes bite out of Trudeau, Liberal popularity: Poll

49% said that if Trudeau is found to have broken the ethics law a third time, there should be an election to decide if he is fit to continue serving as PM

News Government General
July 13, 2020  

With debt, deficit numbers out, experts say Liberals need plan for growth

Late last year, the government forecast this year’s deficit at $28.1 billion. Now that figure is at $343.2 billion

News Government General
June 30, 2020  

Tories ask AG to probe ‘outsourcing’ of $900M student aid program

Canada Student Service Grant announced last week as part of a broader suite of support for students and young people.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 28, 2020  

Dairy processors to lose $100M if USMCA takes effect in July: Plett

Processors stand to lose upwards of $100 million if the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement takes effect as scheduled.

News Government General
February 27, 2020  

N.S. Liberal budget opens up spending taps as province faces slowing economy

The 2020-21 provincial budget tabled Feb. 25 features $11.5 billion in spending with a modest surplus of $55 million

News Government General
December 16, 2019  

Liberals’ fiscal update shows billions more in deficits but steady economy

Finance Department said the deeper deficit is largely driven by changes to how employee pensions and benefits are calculated.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 12, 2019  

Baloney Meter: Is Trudeau’s mandate the ‘weakest’ in Canadian history?

Statement is mostly true, but no definitive standard, more information is required.

News Government General
November 11, 2019  

Parliament set to reconvene with Speaker election on Dec. 5 [UPDATED]

Scheer wanted the House of Commons to begin sitting Nov. 25.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 6, 2019  

US House ways and means chair talks new NAFTA with Liberals in Ottawa

Richard Neal will be key to bringing ratification of the new USMCA to the floor of Congress for final legal approval.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 28, 2019  

Pressure for climate action mounts on Liberals

Our Time youth members arrested in the House of Commons demanding a Canadian “green new deal.”

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 28, 2019  

Business warns of election omission: an economic game plan

Wants government to build blueprints on how best to boost growth and to ensure Canadian competitiveness.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
October 24, 2019  

TMX pipeline could fund $500M a year in clean energy projects

Morneau says the pipeline extension to the BC coast is a crucial piece of financing for a clean energy economy.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 22, 2019  

Election 2019: Liberals knocked backed to a minority government

Trudeau asserts that the October 21 results give him “a clear mandate.”

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 16, 2019  

Conservatives and Liberals can agree on climate change action

Rapid action is needed that requires a big-tent non-partisan environmental movement.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 7, 2019  

Election 2019: Trudeau attacks Tories for not releasing platform

Leaders prepare for the Oct. 7 debate, the last time any of them will debate each other in English.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 11, 2019  

Election campaign: Grits, Tories in dead heat, NDP, Greens tied

Leger poll suggests the Liberals were ahead in Ontario and Quebec,which account for almost 60% of the 338 seats.

News Government General
July 23, 2019  

Food fight: Liberals, Tories trade shots as pre-campaign battles intensify

There’s three months to go before the federal election and public opinion polls indicate the Libs and Cons in a neck-and-neck fight for power.