Canada Politics

Three ways politics touched us this week

OTTAWA - Cynicism snaked through the corridors of Parliament Hill this week, lurking behind two competing claims of tolerance. A Conservative motion to condemn all...
house power lines

New Law protects vulnerable electricity consumers

The following is a statement from the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Ontario Minister of Energy, following the passage of Bill 95 – the "Protecting Vulnerable...
taxes

CRA finds $400M more in tax crackdown

OTTAWA - Canadian tax authorities are on track to recover at least an additional $400 million this year as part of a campaign to...

Bill ends winter hydro disconnections

TORONTO - Ontario electricity distributors will no longer be allowed to disconnect customers' power in the winter if they don't pay their bills, which...
budget

Focus spring legislative session on modernizing Connecting Links, funding and lowering business costs to...

Today, the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce (SSMCOC), in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), formally released its 2017 pre-budget submission...
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Don’t forget to consider term for your mortgage

OTTAWA - You shopped around for the best deal on your mortgage and weighed the pros and cons of going with a fixed-rate or...
toronto fire insurance

Toronto fire highlights contents insurance value

TORONTO - Experts say a massive fire at a Toronto athletics facility this week that forced the evacuations of six buildings vividly demonstrates why...
NAFTA

Canada: ‘cautiously optimistic’ on NAFTA

WASHINGTON - Canada's ambassador to Washington, who sat in on the Donald Trump-Justin Trudeau summit this week, says he's now cautiously optimistic about any...
Canada EU Trade Deal

Canada, Europe hail trade pact in Trump era

OTTAWA - Lawmakers in Canada and Europe are hailing Wednesday's approval of the Canada-EU free trade deal by the European Parliament as a win...
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Premier Wynne Strengthening Partnerships With the United States

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met today with Canada's Ambassador to the United States, David MacNaughton, and released the following statement: "I want to thank my...

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