The Canada Revenue Agency has told a well-known charity that it can no longer try to prevent poverty around the world if it wants to keep its charitable status for tax purposes. It can only alleviate poverty — because preventing poverty might benefit people who are not already poor.
A Quebec court has dismissed the latest bid from Newfoundland and Labrador to redefine the ever-controversial Upper Churchill contract, something that has caused sharp divisions between the two provinces for more than four decades.
The Canadian government has announced new economic sanctions and travel bans against Ukrainian rebel leaders, as well as economic sanctions against Ukrainian groups and a broad range of Russian firms in the financial and energy sectors.
Newly released public opinion research suggests Canadians think it's safer to transport oil through pipelines than by ships or trains. The Ipsos-Reid study for Natural Resources Canada also found Canadians aren't confident the government can respond effectively to a spill.