A week ahead of the federal election, The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has released a two-page PDF guide to the three front-running party’s platforms to let voters know where the Liberals, Conservatives and NDP stand on debt, spending and balancing the budget. […]
With an estimated one in seven Canadian businesses at risk of closing permanently, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) says its membership is looking for recovery support in Wednesday’s Speech from the Throne. […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, announced Sunday that the Government House Leader has asked the Speaker of the House of Commons to recall the House of Commons to introduce urgent economic measures, as part of Canada’s $82 billion response to support workers and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]
Reason suggests Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland does not seriously think Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals are headed for a “triumph” on June 7. Justin Trudeau’s go-to minister on the Canada/U.S. file predicted a big Liberal election victory at a GTA rally on Thursday. […]
Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance Pierre Poilievre accused the Liberal government of having a carbon-tax cover-up and called on the government to tell Canadians how much more families will pay when it comes into effect. […]
With pressure mounting on Jagmeet Singh to enter the House of Commons at the earliest opportunity, the rookie NDP leader is apparently seriously considering a run for Thomas Mulcair’s soon-to-be-vacant Outremont seat. […]
The United Conservatives are calling for MLAs to stand together against the federal Liberal government’s Bill C-69, which they say would make it more difficult for new pipeline projects to get approved, putting a key driver of Alberta’s economy and the thousands of jobs that depend on it in jeopardy. […]
That was a fast retreat.
On Tuesday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced plans to implement a national pharmacare system. But a day later, Morneau revealed that whatever he’s planning, it is not pharmacare.
All governments live by a clock. It typically starts ticking loudly in the third year of a majority mandate, when there is still time to put in place the structural elements of a re-election platform. The next-to-last Liberal budget of the current Parliament begins to lift the veil on the ruling party’s pre-election mindset. […]