News Government General
September 20, 2020  

Billions more for health care likely to top premiers’ throne speech wish list

This year’s transfer is almost $42 billion under an arrangement that sees it increase by at least 3% each year.

News Government Economy General
June 9, 2020  

Trudeau to push police body cameras with premiers to aid ‘transparency’

They’re described as one relatively simple way to address complaints that police in Canada treat racialized people unfairly.

News Government General
May 25, 2020  

Quebec to put off premiers’ Council of the Federation meeting

Quebec is the epicentre of COVID-19 in the country with more than 4,000 deaths.

News Energy General Sustainability
January 14, 2020  

Quebec, Atlantic premiers discuss hydro as clean energy solution

Stressed the importance of a developing transmission network to supply a variety of developing clean energy sources.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 12, 2019  

Kenney tells premiers’ meeting national unity still threatened

Albertans feel alienated as province contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy but blocked from developing its resources.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 11, 2019  

Premiers want Ottawa to seek exemption from Buy American policies

US measures require 65% local content on public transportation projects.

News Government General
July 9, 2019  

‘Back to zero’: Canada’s premiers gather in Saskatoon, but none are women

Last time Canada was without any woman as premier was between November 2002 and November 2008.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2018  

First ministers meeting shaping up to be most acrimonious in years

Trudeau will have to contend with challenges from conservative premiers.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 29, 2018  

Ontario, Saskatchewan premiers vow to reduce provincial trade barriers

Ford and Moe said they have signed a memorandum of understanding, will act quickly.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 23, 2018  

Alberta refuses to endorse premiers statement that omits Trans Mountain

Issues such as pharmacare and legalization are moot without wealth flowing from expanded pipeline: Hoffman.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 17, 2017  

Three Indigenous groups back out of Edmonton meeting with premiers

Not satisified with being on the sidelines, they’re holding out for seats at the Council of the Federation table.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 17, 2017  

Couillard wants to talk with premiers about constitutional document

Aim is to start a dialogue about Quebec’s place in the country, leading to the reopening of constitutional negotiations.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 19, 2017  

Canada’s finance ministers to get down to business on marijuana taxation

To stay low, ensuring the regulated market elbows out illegal dealers, but how revenues will be shared to be determined.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 9, 2017  

Premiers leave Washington hoping quick NAFTA fix is doable

Three North American countries are expected to start negotiating in late August.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
April 13, 2017  

Atlantic premiers pledge co-operation to grow clean energy sector

New plan will address capacity, developing renewables, promoting energy efficiency and funding.