The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses, a 109,000-strong national organization, unveiled the most burdensome bureaucracies to businesses Jan. 20, the third day of their Red Tape Awareness Week.
Effective June 1, the federal government will no longer grant new conditional registrations of pesticides, something they are heralding as an important step in improving openness and transparency in the country's pesticide regulatory system.
The Government of Canada's federal drug plans will join the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA), an alliance that negotiates on behalf of provinces and territories to lower brand name and generic drug prices.
When Thomas Mulcair was last squarely in the public eye, he was retreating into the background after a painful campaign.
Monday, he starts another tough campaign. This time, instead of seeking to form a government, he will be campaigning to keep his job as NDP leader.
Much of the political and national conversation on the Trudeau government's ambitious Syrian refugee program has revolved around targets and timelines. But that has obscured a larger truth.
As the country's 10,000th Syrian refugee arrives in Canada this week, the toughest part of this project for the Liberal government lies ahead.