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  • Beer prices could soon go up due to ‘beer tax.’ What to know
    A hike in a 'beer tax' that could make brews more expensive for Canadians is again being considered by Ottawa after a delay earlier in the year.
    Canada
    Nov 1, 2023
  • McKinsey federal contracts not result of political interference, audit finds
    The Treasury Board said Tuesday it has found no evidence of political interference in federal contracts with consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
    Canada
    Jun 27, 2023
  • McKinsey contracts probe will see committee press minister over awards
    Since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government was elected in 2015, McKinsey has been awarded 24 contracts worth $104.6 million, according to federal officials.
    Canada
    Feb 6, 2023
  • ‘I am not a friend’ of Trudeau, ex-McKinsey head Dominic Barton says amid contract probe
    Barton, who later served as ambassador to China, was grilled by MPs who are studying the over $100 million in government contracts awarded to McKinsey under the Liberals.
    Canada
    Feb 1, 2023
  • McKinsey contracts with Ottawa to be probed by House of Commons committee
    The firm recently came into the spotlight after news reports highlighted the rapid growth of the company's work with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government.
    Politics
    Jan 18, 2023
  • Marci Ien looks to hold Toronto Centre for Liberals as Annamie Paul aims for seat
    Liberal incumbent Marci Ien is being challenged for the seat by Green Party Leader Annamie Paul.
    Politics
    Sep 14, 2021
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  • Coronavirus: Smaller Canadian airlines fear being left out of federal aid programs
    The federal government is offering financing to the country's largest employers but most regional carriers fall far short of the threshold for annual revenues.
    Economy
    May 13, 2020
  • COVID-19 wage subsidy program extended through August, Trudeau says
    The prime minister says the idea is to give employers more runway, and confidence to resume operations slowly if they have to.
    Economy
    May 15, 2020
  • Scott Thompson: Justin Trudeau needs to answer more questions on WE Charity scandal
    Answers to questions in the WE Charity scandal are needed now more than ever, Scott Thompson writes.
    Commentary
    Sep 10, 2020
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  • WE Charity shutting down doesn’t make ‘Liberals’ scandal go away’: opposition says
    The demise of WE's Canadian operations won't take the heat off Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his government's decision to hire the charity to run a now-defunct student volunteer program.
    Canada
    Sep 10, 2020
  • Bill Morneau broke elections rules ahead of 2019 campaign: commissioner
    Commissioner of Canada Elections Yves Côté says Morneau broke the rules and must pay a $300-fine.
    Canada
    Sep 10, 2020
  • Broadcaster Marci Ien to run for Liberals in Bill Morneau’s old riding of Toronto Centre
    Morneau represented Toronto Centre for the Liberals before he suddenly resigned as finance minister and MP in August.
    Politics
    Sep 18, 2020
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  • Global credit rating agency issues new warning over Canada’s coronavirus spending, debt
    Fitch Ratings downgraded Canada's triple-A credit rating in June, dropping the country to an "AA+" rating over what it called "the deterioration of Canada's public finances"' due to COVID-19.
    Canada
    Aug 27, 2020
  • WE Charity Canada says it could take a year to wind down, will still release documents
    After WE Charity’s surprise decision to shut down its Canadian operations, questions remain about the future of the for-profit company ME To WE.
    Canada
    Sep 10, 2020
  • Roy Green: Could there be a pre-Christmas election for Erin O’Toole and the Conservatives?
    O'Toole has a decision make: to be bold, or not, Roy Green says,
    Commentary
    Sep 11, 2020
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  • Freeland says she’s confident coronavirus defeat ‘is not years away’
    Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, who also became finance minister last month, said she believes the coronavirus pandemic will be defeated.
    Canada
    Sep 27, 2020
  • Conservatives ask languages watchdog to probe WE Charity decision
    Conservative MP Richard Martel alleges in a letter to commissioner Raymond Theberge that the youth group did not have the ability to deliver the multimillion-dollar Canada Student Service Grant program in both of Canada's official languages.
    Canada
    Sep 3, 2020
  • ANALYSIS: Trudeau government nears the record for leaving Parliament without a budget
    In nine days — on Friday, Oct. 16 — the current Parliament will have gone 316 days without a federal budget -- a new record in Canadian political history.
    Politics
    Oct 7, 2020
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  • Conservatives urge WE Charity to hand over documents on student grant program
    The request is contained in a letter sent today by Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre and ethics critic Michael Barrett to WE co-founders Craig and Marc Kielburger.
    Canada
    Aug 30, 2020
  • Shoddy preparation blamed for concrete collapse over Montreal expressway
    A report is blaming last summer's collapse of a huge concrete slab onto an expressway in Montreal on shoddy preparation ahead of construction work.
    Feb 3, 2012
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