Feds leave 99 per cent of lakes, rivers unprotected
By Emma LuiJun. 28, 2017
There is no clear commitment from the Trudeau government to put pipeline or powerline reviews for these waterways back into the Navigation Protection Act.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau, pictured last year, tabled the government’s response to the House Transport Committee's report on the Navigation Protection Act on June 20. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The list of broken election promises by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is growing longer, with another one added last week.
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Gerald Butts has removed himself from the daily political grind of strategizing how to keep the Liberals in power. But observers say it's unlikely he will be consigned to watch the campaign unfold from the sidelines.
SNC-Lavalin risks a takeover if it's convicted. But aside from likely outrage in Quebec, Ottawa can find other builders for its infrastructure plans if the company is banned from bidding on federal contracts, experts say
The Quebec company had extensive access to government ministers and top staffers, and was the only organization registered to lobby for allowing deferred prosecution agreements for white collar crimes.