'A lot of what we’re trying to do is to say, look, where are the good-paying jobs available?'
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has positioned himself as a champion for youth in Canada. His parliamentary secretary, Peter Schiefke, says the government has put its money where its mouth is so far. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From the moment he was sworn into office, it was clear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wanted to display to young Canadians that his government would be preoccupied with issues that matter to them.
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The partisan finger-pointing that has defined the debate around Bill C-10 over the past two weeks is rooted in an attempt by the government, and a few MPs, to make sure that influential streaming companies that rely on uploaded content, such as YouTube, are bound by rules designed to promote Canadian cultural content, and protect Canadian broadcasters.
The establishment of an administrative tribunal could ‘encourage’ companies to pursue that as an avenue of redress, instead of first trying to comply with the privacy commissioner’s findings, the watchdog says.
Public-private partnerships require significant design and engineering work, community engagement, environmental assessment and planning, as well as contracting with the person who’s going to build it during the actual construction period and ramp up into operation, says CIB CEO Ehren Cory.