Federal Politics

Jason Kenney delivers speech at Lethbridge Iron Works
Jason Kenney delivers speech at Lethbridge Iron Works Lethbridge News Now

UCP Leader Jason Kenney calls carbon tax “biggest lie in Alberta history”

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
March 20, 2019 - 2:40pm

LETHBRIDGE - United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney made an appearance at Lethbridge Iron Works Wednesday morning, on his second campaign stop since the provincial election was called Tuesday.

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, stands at the Montréal-Trudeau airport with two Canadian border services officers and two detector dogs.
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, stands at the Montréal-Trudeau airport with two Canadian border services officers and two detector dogs. CFIA - Government of Canada

Government takes action to prevent potential spread of African Swine Fever

By The Canadian Press
March 20, 2019 - 2:30pm

Sherbrooke, Quebec -- Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced new funding of up to $31-million to increase the number of detector dogs at Canadian airports to help prevent illegally imported meat products from entering Canada.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau The Canadian Press

As deficit grows, the Federal Budget spends more on a wide variety programs

By The Canadian Press
March 19, 2019 - 3:33pm

OTTAWA --  The Federal Budget is expected to sink Canadians deeper into the red this year as the Liberal government plans to spend a windfall of new revenue.

The federal budget predicts a deficit of $19.8 billion for 2019-20, including a $3-billion contingency fund.

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Blood Tribe overwhelmingly supports $150 Million “Mismanagement of Assets Claim”

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from the Blood Tribe
March 13, 2019 - 12:42am Updated: March 13, 2019 - 3:08pm

BLOOD RESERVE - The Blood Tribe Chief and Council have announced the successful ratification of a settlement offer from the Canadian government, in an outstanding claim that goes back more than 100-years.

Canola oil products
Canola oil products The Canadian Press

China cites pest concerns as the reason for a ban on Canadian canola

By The Canadian Press With files from The Associated Press
March 6, 2019 - 9:29am

BEIJING — China's foreign ministry said Wednesday that it is blocking some imports of Canadian canola due to fears of insect infestation, in what some suggest is just the latest swipe against the Canadian government for arresting a top Chinese tech executive.

Jody Wilson-Raybould
Jody Wilson-Raybould The Canadian Press

Wilson-Raybould says she was pushed, got veiled threats on SNC-Lavalin

By The Canadian Press
February 27, 2019 - 3:46pm

OTTAWA -- Former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says she came under ``consistent and sustained'' pressure including veiled threats from the Prime Minister's Office, the Privy Council Office and the finance minister's office to halt a criminal prosecution of Montreal engine

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