Federal budget to reset how Ottawa backs innovators
Expect a longer process to make innovation a tool for growth.
Review of oil sands monitoring program coming
Ottawa, Alberta report will lay out how well it’s tracking changes.
Ottawa runs $400M surplus in November
Government revenues were up 8.2% this fiscal year compared to last year.
Ottawa must reserve EU cheese import quotas: Saputo
Canadian producers fear they won’t be as competitive because European rivals receive generous government subsidies.
NB takes go slow approach on offshore energy accord with Ottawa
Natural Resources Canada said the province has not made a request to initiate formal discussions.
Ottawa to punish resource firms breaking social responsibility rules abroad
Feds to with withdraw support from mining and energy companies that don’t resolve disputes with local communities.
Federal and Quebec governments reveal plans for Gulf of St. Lawrence
Legislation to jointly manage the Gulf’s petroleum resources is expected to be tabled by the end of the year.
Oliver meets with business leaders, economists in Quebec
Finance minister will be looking for ideas on job creation and feedback on the Conservative’s current fiscal plan.
What Ottawa can and can’t do about the slow-growth recovery: C.D. Howe
Policy makers need to turn their attention to labour-market policies to lessen the impact of the slow- growth economy, report says.
Ottawa finalizes revised contract to deliver CH-148 Cyclones
Helicopters are expected to be delivered in 2015 and will be performing limited operational missions from warships in 2016, defence official says.
Feds urged to hurry up energy regulations
Speculation has pegged an announcement for the fall, with some form of carbon price of up to $40 a tonne.
Ottawa’s budget balancing act to restrict growth, job creation: PBO
Economy likely to advance by 2.1% this year and remain above potential growth rate until 2018.
Ottawa must cap ‘reckless’ spending: finance minister
Unemployment and weak export prices remain a problem, but Oliver says the government won’t be opening its wallet.
Ottawa wants to hear from Albertans on power plant review
The plant would operate for about 35 years and have a maximum power capacity of 400 megawatts if approved.
Ottawa invests $250M in Montreal based simulator maker CAE
The interest free loan will be repaid over 15 years starting in 2020.