Barring a miraculous containment of COVID-19, it looks like it will take more than a round of rate cuts by central banks to significantly mitigate the onrushing economic crunch.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau should roll out the federal budget sooner rather than later, writes Les Whittington, but whenever it comes out, the financial plan will likely have less of a focus on the environment than protecting the overall economy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—As they say in Haiti, “Beyond the mountains … more mountains.”
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CanCon Contributions & Quotas In a Digital Age As part of Heritage Canada’s review of Canadian content in a digital age, various parties are proposing changes to how digital services are regulated and taxed.
'The core operating ideal within ... Ottawa is evidence-based policymaking and there are clearly other jurisdictions out there besides the U.S. that have done a better job in containing [the virus],' says Eric Miller.
Small Business Minister Mary Ng says the extent of her interactions with the organization was limited to that initial pitch, and did not extend to the since-cancelled contract for the student-grant program.
Cherie Wong of the Alliance Canada Hong Kong says Canada’s intelligence and police agencies appear to be ill-equipped to respond to the 'malicious and sophisticated' ways in which Beijing allegedly suppresses criticism.