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    Fate of Trudeau’s minority government hangs in the balance as Parliament set to resume

    The throne speech promised to do whatever it takes to protect Canadians’ lives and provide financial support for as long…
    6 hours ago

    Kenney says feds’ throne speech ignores oil industry in crisis, doubles down ‘on policies that will kill jobs’

    The policy objectives laid out in the federal government’s throne speech virtually ignored a Canadian energy sector in crisis and…
    15 hours ago

    Coronavirus: Most MPs to participate in House of Commons via video this fall

    The Conservatives have argued for in-person sittings only, with limited numbers of MPs in the chamber. Read More Source
    16 hours ago

    Trudeau dangles national childcare system in throne speech with few hints of fiscal restraint

    Canada stands at a “crossroads” as the coronavirus pandemic surges, the throne speech said. Read More Source
    18 hours ago

    Canadian air traffic control firm slashing jobs as coronavirus hammers aviation industry

    NAV Canada is cutting 14 per cent of its workforce, citing ongoing challenges faced by the air travel industry from…
    19 hours ago

    France considers mandatory paternity leave for new fathers

    Currently fathers or other partners in France can take up to 14 days off work after the birth of a…
    24 hours ago

    As coronavirus cases spike, Trudeau must strike throne speech balance: strategists

    The Liberals must strike a balance as coronavirus continues to rage, say strategists, among the Canadian populace as well as…
    1 day ago

    Liberals, Tories in dead heat ahead of throne speech but neither in majority territory: Ipsos

    The Liberals stand at 33 per cent support nationally while Conservatives are at 32 per cent. Read More Source
    1 day ago

    U.S. Senate Republicans plan vote on Trump’s Supreme Court pick ahead of election

    The Senate is controlled by Republicans, 53-47, with a simple majority needed for confirmation. Read More Source
    2 days ago

    Coronavirus numbers are surging in Canada. But who’s getting sick and why?

    The latest available data from the Public Health Agency of Canada showed 56.6 per cent of those who tested positive…
    2 days ago

    Trudeau to address the nation over coronavirus pandemic after Wednesday’s throne speech

    Trudeau is slated to speak at 6:30 p.m. ET. Global News will broadcast his speech live. Read More Source
    2 days ago

    Canadians can now see conflicts of interest declared by COVID-19 vaccine task force

    The move to publicly disclose the information comes after reporting by Global News. Read More Source
    2 days ago

    Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the Liberal government’s carbon tax

    In 2019, appeals courts in Saskatchewan and Ontario determined the policy was constitutional, while in February of this year the…
    2 days ago

    Erin O’Toole’s wife tests positive for coronavirus following earlier negative result

    Rebecca O’Toole developed a fever on Sunday, a statement from the Conservative Party says. Read More Source
    2 days ago

    COMMENTARY: John Horgan’s risky snap provincial election in B.C. will be watched closely

    Even though Horgan’s New Democrats may be riding high in the polls right now, there’s a very good chance his…
    2 days ago

    More than half of Canadians think coronavirus deficit too big but split on election need

    Voters, including Liberals, say they want to see a plan to get back towards balanced budgets. Read More Source
    2 days ago

    House of Commons tests virtual voting ahead of throne speech

    The Liberal minority government is set to deliver a speech from the throne to lay out an updated version of…
    3 days ago

    Nova Scotia set to make improvements following recommendations of Northwood review

    The outbreak at Northwood saw 345 residents and staff at the long-term care home become sick and 53 residents died.…
    3 days ago

    Europe tightens coronavirus restrictions as infections surge

    The growing push to reimpose tough new measures in Europe to beat back a scourge that was seemingly under control…
    3 days ago

    British Columbians heading to the polls on October 24 in fall election

    According to Elections BC, voters will go to the polls on Oct. 24 if Janet Austin accepts his request. Read…
    3 days ago

    Federal government commits $1B for cities to buy motels, hotels for rapid-housing program

    The rapid-housing funds can be used to buy properties being sold because of the COVID-19 pandemic, or to build new…
    3 days ago

    Nova Scotia to present recommendations of Northwood review

    The outbreak at Northwood saw 345 residents and staff at the long-term care home become sick and 53 residents died.…
    3 days ago

    Trump to announce Supreme Court pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Saturday

    Democratic nominee Joe Biden has urged a delay in a nomination, declaring that the next president should fill the seat.…
    3 days ago

    Throne speech’s usual grandiose ceremony to be paired down amid coronavirus 

    The public galleries will be empty, apart from just four reporters who’ll be allowed in. Read More Source
    3 days ago

    Ahead of throne speech, Canadians see coronavirus pandemic, jobs as top concerns: Ipsos poll

    Ipsos recently asked 1,000 respondents to think about the upcoming speech from the throne and pick up to two top…
    4 days ago

    U.S. to sanction more than 2 dozen targets involved with Iran arms: official

    The new sanctions fit into U.S. President Donald Trump’s effort to limit Iran’s regional influence and come a week after…
    4 days ago

    N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton

    Dr. Robert Jean Ngola says a deluge of harassment and racist taunts followed him, both online and in-person, as part…
    4 days ago

    Singh says NDP focused on getting ‘help for Canadians,’ not forcing an election

    In an interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Singh said he has laid out his concerns and demands for…
    4 days ago

    Federal judge approves injunction to delay looming WeChat ban in U.S.

    In a ruling dated Saturday, Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler in California said the government’s actions would affect users’ First Amendment…
    4 days ago

    Feds say they’re prepared to discuss health-care funding after provinces voice concerns

    So far, the Canadian government has allocated more than $19 billion to help premiers safely restart their economy. But some…

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