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KINGSTON, Ont. The home of Canada s first prime minister is getting an extra $1.1 million from the federal government for promised renovations. The Liberals originally promised $1.03 million...
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OTTAWA A House of Commons committee is urging the government to take a deeper look at the concept of a guaranteed minimum income to help a growing cohort of...
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OTTAWA The federal government has begun making payments to secret informants for intelligence that has so far brought in more than $19 million from offshore tax evaders. Newly released...
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OTTAWA Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to table legislation to implement the renegotiated NAFTA deal later today, triggering the trilateral trade deal s journey through Parliament, with a...
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The Liberal government spent more than $1 million sending postcards to remind people in four provinces to claim the carbon tax rebate. According to the document tabled in parliament on...
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OTTAWA The federal Liberals have ripped open Canada s multibillion dollar plan to build new ships for the navy and coast guard, prompting cheers and frustration from shipyards in different...
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OTTAWA Tourism Minister Melanie Joly says a federal new tourism strategy can boost international visits to Canada during non peak seasons by more than a million people. The strategy includes...
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OTTAWA The federal government is planning to loosen its industrial requirements for fighter jet makers in the $19 billion competition to replace Canada s aging CF 18s. The planned modification follows recent...
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OTTAWA The day after federal prosecutors stayed the charge of breach of trust against suspended Vice Admiral Mark Norman, opposition MPs focused their attacks on the governing Liberals, accusing them...
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OTTAWA The federal government is warning the new government in Alberta not to scrap the province s legal limit on total emissions from oilsands of 100 million tonnes a...
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OTTAWA The federal government is blaming a surprise increase in the number of veterans seeking assistance for its failure to make good on a key Liberal promise of ensuring...
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MONTREAL Quebecers living near the Canada United States border, where thousands of migrants have crossed irregularly into the country since 2017, will receive more than $400, 000 to compensate them for...
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ST. JOHN S, N.L. Newfoundland and Labrador will receive $2.5 billion from Ottawa over 38 years from the newly reviewed Atlantic Accord, a crucial federal provincial agreement on offshore resource...
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Immigration officials say the funding increase contained in last week s federal budget is needed because more people are making refugee claims. Ensuring that the most vulnerable people...
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The federal government has finalized a deal that will deliver millions of dollars to a remote Indigenous community in northern Ontario to help tackle a housing crisis that is affecting...
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OTTAWA The federal government is launching a review of the Official Languages Act, saying it is time to modernize the decades old law. The 1969 law enshrined Canadians right...
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OTTAWA Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal effort to end all boil water advisories in First Nations communities has all the funding it needs. In response to a university...
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Last July, an Ontario judge quashed the Canada Revenue Agency s long standing rule that charities could devote no more than 10 per cent of their resources to political activities or...
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OTTAWA The federal government is boosting its funding for pre arrival settlement services for immigrants to Canada, with the aim of accelerating newcomers ability to adjust to life in...
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A presentation to top civil servants last year, marked secret, says the government wanted to find a way to dispel stereotypes that act as employment barriers. Published Thursday, January 3,...