‘Are provinces sovereign?:’ Saskatchewan meets Ottawa in carbon tax challenge
Ottawa’s legal position is that climate change is a national concern and the federal government has the power to impose a carbon tax under the Constitution.
Crisis Group trusts Ottawa to help free detainees after McCallum firing
Ambassador John McCallum opined twice last week on Meng-Huawei case.
Ottawa to announce $1.6B boost Tuesday for battered energy sector
It is a package based, in some ways, on those offered to softwood, steel and aluminum producers.
Costs swell: Saskatchewan sues Ottawa over uranium mine cleanup deal
The province and feds were originally supposed to split cleanup costs for the site, but Saskatchewan says Ottawa hasn’t lived up to its commitment.
Pressure mounts on Ottawa to review NS mill’s effluent pipeline
Proposal to pump millions of litres of treated pulp mill waste into the Northumberland Strait has met with strong backlash.
Ottawa looks at having retired judge help guide renewed Trans Mountain review process
Feds want to have the pipeline’s fate decided within the next six to eight months.
Ottawa fails to secure new buyer for Trans Mountain pipeline by deadline
Feds set to become official owner of project.
Amazon to open new fulfillment centre in Ottawa, creating some 600 jobs
The company says the new warehouse, located in the eastern suburb of Orleans, will be its eighth in Canada.
Ottawa to assess climate change impact on Nova Scotia’s land link to Canada
Study will focus on centuries-old dikes and key infrastructure in the Chignecto Isthmus Trade Corridor.
Only hybrid, or electric cars for cabinet as Ottawa aims to cut emissions
Goal is to cut them at least 80% compared with 2005 levels by 2050.
Western provinces expect Ottawa to pay costs of pot plan
They’re anticipating financial pressures related to regulation, testing and sharing information.
Ottawa antes up $325M to spur growth in Atlantic fisheries
Fund will be used for marketing, support for new ways to harvest and process fish.
Municipalities want more flexibility on federal infrastructure plan
Changes would give more money to smaller communities for transit and private septic system improvements.
Bombardier gets final installment of Quebec’s $1B for CSeries
Aerospace manufacturer till waiting on word on federal funding of $1 billion.
Over regulation of “driverless” vehicles could stifle industry
The Trudeau Liberals committed $7.3 million over two years to improve motor vehicle safety in the 2016 Federal Budget.