Questions about who qualifies surround journalism supports in federal budget

OTTAWA — Concerns are being raised about limits to who might qualify for aid under a section of this week's federal budget geared toward...

Embattled Senators owner Melnyk calls out media, Ottawa mayor Watson

OTTAWA — Embattled Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has once again incurred the wrath of some his team's fans after making contentious comments on an...

A timeline of events in the SNC-Lavalin affair

OTTAWA — A chronology of the SNC- Lavalin controversy, according to public documents, reports and testimony to the House of Commons justice committee: Feb. 19,...

Senator tables bill with former UN envoy to spend seized assets of dictators

OTTAWA — An independent Canadian senator has proposed a bill that would allow the government to take the frozen assets of dictators and their...

SNC-Lavalin CEO says he never cited job losses in push for remediation agreement

TORONTO — The chief executive of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. says he never cited the protection of 9,000 Canadian jobs as a reason the company should be granted...

Pot sector players welcome edibles tax change, but unhappy medical tax remains

TORONTO — Cannabis industry players welcomed the change in the Federal Budget to tax edibles, extracts, oils and concentrates based on the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol rather...

Materials sector weighs on stocks in Toronto, U.S. markets trade lower

TORONTO — Losses in the materials sector weighed on Canada's main stock index in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also moved lower. The S&P/TSX...

Finance minister defends Liberal budget measures as sales effort gets underway

TORONTO — Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau kicked off his post-budget sales effort Wednesday, defending his Liberal government's strategy of investing in consumer confidence and deflecting...

Director Kim Nguyen tackles financial ‘madness’ in ‘The Hummingbird Project’

TORONTO — As Quebec filmmaker Kim Nguyen tells it, "The Hummingbird Project" is about moving heaven and earth to save a fraction of a second. The financial...

Deficits in big-spending pre-election budget tee up ballot-box choice

OTTAWA — The final budget of the Trudeau government's mandate will scatter billions in fresh spending — on everything from pharmacare to retraining workers...

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