For the second year in a row, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau will wear a pair of shoes from Edmonton company Poppy Barley when he tables the federal government’s budget next week.
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It may just be a tablecloth, but Conservative MPs allege it represents a clear violation of several rules governing the actions of MPs.
Pop quiz: what is the Liberal government’s forecasted deficit for this year?
In a one-on-one interview, Finance Minister Bill Morneau conceded he answers to all Canadians, including journalists.
The Liberals said a family currently receiving the maximum amount of $6,400 for a child under six years old will, as of July 2018, see that rise to $6,496, and to $6,626 by 2019-2020.
The opposition zeroed in on two revelations regarding the finance minister’s substantial personal wealth: that he still owns his shares in his family’s business, and that those shares are held in a numbered company in Alberta.
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Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he expects to have legislation on all outstanding gun-control promises on the table before the end of the year.
The Conservative MP thanked the Liberals for their nomination but said she didn’t want the job. Still, the Liberals forced the vote and used their majority to vote her in.
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Liberal and NDP members said they could not support Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s nomination of Rachael Harder because of her voting record on women’s rights and a prior endorsement.