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David Johnston plans to stay on as special rapporteur after Commons votes for him to step aside
David Johnston said his mandate to probe allegations of foreign interference comes from the government and not the House of Commons, after members of Parliament voted in favour of his ouster on Wednesday.
Putin invaded Ukraine this time because nobody stopped him last time, says Hillary Clinton
Russia's current invasion in Ukraine happened because the world didn't do enough to respond when they did it before, former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton said Friday in Ottawa.
First Nations blast Alberta Energy Regulator at hearing; minister promises reform
Chiefs of First Nations affected by releases of wastewater from an oilsands mine excoriated Alberta's regulator at a House of Commons committee hearing, calling it a system that serves the industry and not the public.
Canada -Edmonton |
Canada's budget watchdog troubled by spin around latest report on carbon pricing
Canada's parliamentary budget officer says he's troubled by what he describes as the selective use of facts from his new financial analysis of carbon pricing. Yves Giroux says the report has to be put into context alongside the costs of all other climate policies, including doing nothing.
Environment groups say Bay du Nord approval flawed, must be overturned
The future of an offshore oil project in Newfoundland and Labrador is in question as environment and Indigenous groups ask a federal judge to tear up the federal approval that would allow the project to proceed.
Canada -Nfld. & Labrador |
Fisheries Department scrambled to claw back 'ill-timed' lobster tweet: documents
As post-tropical storm Fiona battered Nova Scotia, the federal fisheries department tweeted about the illegality of picking up lobsters.
Canada -Nova Scotia |
Trudeau's cabinet set for 3-day retreat in Hamilton ahead of Parliament's return
The federal Liberal cabinet is set to meet for three days to hash out their priorities around policy and political strategy for the next few months, ahead of the return to Parliament later this month.
'Just transition' would be oilsands next boom says Cenovus CEO
The CEOs of some of the biggest oilsands companies in Alberta say transitioning their workforce for a net-zero emissions future isn't about cutting jobs, it's about creating them.
Canada -Calgary |
No intelligence briefing happened on Chinese funding of candidates: Trudeau
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday he has never been briefed that any candidates in the 2019 federal election may have been influenced by financing from the Chinese government.
Guilbeault optimistic about targets even as Canada's emissions rebound post-pandemic
Canada's carbon dioxide emissions crept back up in 2021 after falling sharply during the first year of COVID-19, and experts believe they will go up even further this year as the return to normal has accelerated.