Opposition decries black ink in WE documents, allege continued coverup
Contain numerous exchanges between federal civil servants, ministerial staff and WE Charity officials
Morneau leaves cabinet, federal politics, as suddenly as he arrived
First rookie MP in nearly a century to step into the high-profile and demanding role of finance minister.
Morneau resigns finance post and seat, plans to run for head of OECD
Exit comes amid WE charity controversy and investigation by the federal ethics watchdog.
Trudeau, Morneau, Telford must resign, or trigger an election: Blanchet
Cites the WE Charity controversy and a contract going to company that employs Telford’s husband prove the Liberal government is no longer trustworthy.
WE sponsored travel for donors not the norm for other charities: experts
Morneau told the House of Commons finance committee last week he had freshly repaid WE Charity more than $41,000
Morneau repays $41K in WE travel expenses, calls for resignation
Ethics commissioner is investigating giving the WE organization a contract to run the Canada Student Service Grant.
Feds to consider non-traditional data as pandemic aid reworked: Morneau
Finance minister is working on changes to federal programs now estimated to cost about $153.7 billion.
Oilpatch advocates tell MPs help needs to be faster, easier to get
OTTAWA — Representatives from Canada’s oilpatch said May 28…
Feds want equity or cash from companies applying for COVID-19 loan
Terms are designed to make sure companies using the program receive bridge loans, not bailouts.
Federal Liberals to deliver 2020 budget on March 30: Morneau [UPDATED]
Outbreak of the novel coronavirus has changed some spending plans.
Environment, protecting economy key focus to 2020 budget: Morneau
Health care and safety issues, such as gun control, are also spending plan themes.
Feds won’t explain how pipeline expansion will raise $500M in tax revenue [UPDATED]
Cited by the government when it approved the project a second time last June.
Morneau insists LNG terminal shows Canada can deliver big projects
Liberals taking heat over regulations, including those blamed for holding back construction of oil pipelines out of Alberta.
Morneau unveils principles for Indigenous stake in Trans Mountain pipeline
Spirit of reconciliation, and if the resulting entity works to the benefit of all Canadians, and on a commercial basis.
Trudeau defends budget measures as sales effort gets underway
Conservatives says budget spending is a spree funded by borrowing against the future.
Liberals boost infrastructure cash to cities, broadband
Federal budget’s extra funding doubles the transfer to cities this fiscal year.
Ontario’s finance minister criticizes federal spending, carbon pricing
Budget doesn’t adequately address issues such as US steel and aluminium tariffs and provincial transfer payments.
Liberal budget to applaud Canada’s economy, but who deserves credit?
Over the last few years, the Liberals have spent billions more than they promised in their 2015 election platform.
Trade disruptions don’t dampen Morneau’s optimism about economy [UPDATED]
Shrugs off predictions the world could be headed for another recession.
Canada has ‘high level of confidence’ USMCA will be ratified in US: Morneau
Trump said he planned to give formal notice of his intentions to withdraw from NAFTA, to force US Congress into ratifying new deal.
New tax incentives for investment could increase Canada’s emissions
Manufacturing and processing companies can write off the full cost of buying new equipment and machinery as soon as they put the purchases to use.
Ottawa ‘on a different economic planet’: Alberta finance minister
Doesn’t have a clear understanding of economic damage caused by the failure to build new pipelines to coastal waters.
Ottawa’s fall update: $16B competitiveness response to US tax reforms
Plan to help Canada compete with the US for investment dollars forecasts slightly deeper annual deficits over the coming years.
Ottawa has a competitiveness plan, but it’s unclear how much help is needed
Focus will be on targeted measures to attract investment, rather than broad-based corporate tax reductions.
Feds focused on targeted measures over corporate tax cuts: sources
Bill Morneau consulting business, says he hadn’t ruled anything out.
Canada needs tax reform, not tinkering
A response is needed to US policies that have reduced personal and business-related taxes.
Canada not considering retaliation against Saudis: Morneau
Kingdom has tried to sting Canada’s economy by halting future trade and investment deals.
Expect job market moderation in the months ahead, internal memo tells Morneau
72,600 positions in the first two months of 2018 after a strong 2017 produced 425,000 jobs.
Cabinet ministers meet with Mexican president elect in shadow of trade spat [UPDATED]
Canada’s trade team will need to forge a strong relationship with Mexico’s president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, whom they met July 25.
Canada launches NAFTA challenge of ‘illegal’ US tariffs on solar panels
Part of Trudeau government’s broader defence of the international-rules based trading order.
Finance ministers to press Morneau about opting out of controversial tax change
Critics warn it will unfairly pile on significant costs for small business owners.
Canada’s US envoy to brief finance ministers on relations with Washington
They’ll be joined at the table by chief financial officers from the private sector.