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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Premiers want Ottawa to seek exemption from Buy American policies
US measures require 65% local content on public transportation projects.
‘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.
First ministers meeting shaping up to be most acrimonious in years
Trudeau will have to contend with challenges from conservative premiers.
Ontario, Saskatchewan premiers vow to reduce provincial trade barriers
Ford and Moe said they have signed a memorandum of understanding, will act quickly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Premiers leave Washington hoping quick NAFTA fix is doable
Three North American countries are expected to start negotiating in late August.
Atlantic premiers pledge co-operation to grow clean energy sector
New plan will address capacity, developing renewables, promoting energy efficiency and funding.