Tories discussed free trade with China, but focused on other deals
Prime Minister Trudeau is travelling to China this week to strengthen Canada’s business ties with the country.
How Harper’s old schoolmate helped kill Keystone XL
The Vermont environmentalist claims to have had the same upbringing as the outgoing prime minister.
‘Need for change’ main motivator in Canadian voters’ election decision, poll shows
Big vote movers included infrastructure investment, niqab and a balanced budget.
Mulcair says only he can stop TPP, accuses Trudeau of siding with Harper
NDP leader says Prime Minister desperately signed a secret trade deal simply to have something to announce on the election trail.
Wynne attacks Harper for lack of leadership
Ont. premier says federal Conservatives have bungled a host of issues including climate change, infrastructure funding and pensions.
Ontario’s pension pains
What manufacturers need to know about ORPP.
Feds balances books one year early, post surprise $1.9B surplus
Number ends a streak of six deficits under the Conservatives.
Election: Leaders focus on vote-rich Ontario
Federal leaders use the province’s ailing manufacturing sector as a backdrop for a one-day clash of economic visions.
Coalition talk comes up as post Labour Day kicks campaign off
Conservatives holds firm on anti-coalition stance; Trudeau reiterates Liberal willingness to cooperate.
Harper, Mulcair find unfamiliar territory: sharing deficit views
Federal leaders agree a deficit to stimulate the economy from the fallout from the 2008-09 global economic crisis was necessary.
Harper deflects StatsCan recession report
NDP, Liberals pounce on campaign trail, suggesting Canada’s “technical recession” is proof Harper’s economic plan has failed.
Harper, Wynne lock horns again over Ontario pension plan
Prime minister goes out of his way to attack Ont. Liberal plan after journalists don’t ask him about it at press conference.
First Conservative campaign promise: boosting apprenticeships tax credits
Maximum credit rises to $2,500 from $2,000 and extends into the third and fourth years of eligible training.
Campaign won’t keep Canada from TPP trade talks, Harper says
Prime minister says negotiators will continue to defend Canadian interests, notably the country’s supply management system.
Harper urges Canada to stay the course, while Trudeau urges opposite
Tories, Liberals face off in early campaign showdown.