With Ottawa's retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. looming, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is heading to the House Committee on International Trade to give members a briefing on Canada-U.S. trade relations at 1 p.m.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Monday, June 18, addressing reporters following the release ethics commissioner's report that cleared him of conflict-of-interest allegations around his sponsorship of pension legislation. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.
'What Blanchet has said again and again is, ‘We’ll take a position in accordance with what’s in the best interest of Quebec,’ allowing him not to have to take a left or right stance more generally': Sébastien Dallaire.