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.
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.
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.
Liberals, WE Charity release details on fees with potential confidence vote looming
The Conservatives are pushing an “anticorruption” committee to probe COVID-19 spending
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.
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.
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.
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.
Liberals vow wage subsidy extension to 2021, revamp of EI system
Acknowledging the economic situation facing many employers is still fraught.
Liberals plan fund to spur green technology, jobs
Plans to spend on building retrofits, clean energy and production of electric vehicle.
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
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.
Liberals announce $18M in funding for small food producers
Will help companies weather COVID impacts and be well-positioned for future business.
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
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