Legault, Ford call on Ottawa to increase health transfers to provinces
No dollar amount set for the support they’re seeking but they believe a significant increase in the Canada Health Transfer is needed.
Canada urged to avoid ‘vaccine nationalism’ in race for COVID-19 cure
One senator and some health-care professionals are asking why Ottawa is delaying a decision on the $35-million pitch by Providence Therapeutics
Quebec shipyard late on delivering icebreakers after pushing feds on purchase
Ottawa agreed to purchase the three used civilian icebreakers at a total cost of at least $827 million from Chantier Davie in August 2018
Health experts tell Ottawa to hurry domestic vaccine funding amid China delays
The federal government has created a $600-million fund to support vaccine clinical trials and manufacturing inside Canada
Ottawa to give $46 million to Quebec, Atlantic provinces to help boost tourism
Most of the funding for Atlantic Canada is coming from money already in the federal budget
Wet’suwet’en pact with Ottawa and BC disputed by elected chiefs
They don’t support the proposed MOU on rights and title, hereditary chiefs have signed on.
Ottawa won’t assess N.S. mill’s pipeline proposal, leaving it up to the province
Federal Environment Minister said he’s decided not to designate Northern Pulp’s proposed pipeline and effluent treatment plant for a federal impact assessment.
Ottawa opposing Saskatchewan’s move to have top court delay carbon tax case
Saskatchewan recently applied to have the top court push back its December hearing in order to better co-ordinate its challenge with ones from other provinces.
Quebec to clamp down on cannabis candies in effort to protect kids
Ottawa will legalize edible products on October 17, but it will take at least another 60 days for products to hit the shelves.
Indigenous group says Trans Mountain bid could be ready next week
Group, called Project Reconciliation, proposing a 51% stake in the pipeline.
Ottawa, Quebec announce $500M reconstruction of La Fontaine Tunnel
Planned work includes pavement, lighting, vaults, walls, signage and a fire protection system.
Federal carbon tax ruled constitutional; Ottawa pressures premiers to get on board
Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruled in a split decision.
Flood victims say more homes would be lost if not for volunteers, military
The City of Ottawa said thousands of people had registered to fill sandbags.
Kenney’s premiership to pose challenges, opportunities for Trudeau
Kenney could be a foil for Trudeau in the months to come.
Shrunken protest convoy leaves Ottawa after second day, enjoying Tory support
The United We Roll convoy rolled into Ottawa to protest energy policy, among other issues.