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Canadian Political News Update

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Journalists question Liberal government's $600 media bailout plan

Published: 2019-05-23T23:19:46Z 

The other seven associations are: News Media Canada, the Association de la ... The government may want to help Canadian media with the plan, ...

Canadian 'Aladdin' star eyes diverse career championing homegrown talent

Published: 2019-05-23T17:49:55Z 

Live Now: CTV News Channel ... Canadian 'Aladdin' star eyes diverse career championing homegrown talent ... TORONTO -- Canadian "Aladdin" star Mena Massoud says his wild carpet ride to ... Directed by Guy Ritchie, the big-budget film updates the classic by imbuing the princess with political ...

The Sprout: Times a ticking to ratify CUSMA

Published: 2019-05-23T16:46:45Z 

Today's Sprout is brought to you by Canadian egg, chicken, turkey and ... federal government plans to introduce legislation to ratify the new Canada-United ... agricultural belt, CBC News looks at what it means for Canadian farmers.

New Canadian Minister of Justice 'loses sleep' over data privacy, election interference and online ...

Published: 2019-05-23T13:07:30Z 

As Star Vancouver previously reported in April, Canadian political parties, candidates and staff have been the target of at least one state-sponsored ...

USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Rally Stalls

Published: 2019-05-23T12:48:15Z 

The Canadian dollar losses accelerated when the Energy Information ... U.K. political turmoil has fueled GBP/USD selling in recent days and led to a ...

New Canadian Minister of Justice 'loses sleep' over data privacy, election interference and online ...

Published: 2019-05-23T12:45:00Z 

Lametti, a former McGill University law professor, was named Canada's ... As Star Vancouver previously reported in April, Canadian political parties, ...

Before the Bell: What every Canadian investor needs to know today

Published: 2019-05-23T11:37:30Z 

In corporate news, the bank earnings parade continues. ... The U.S. dollar hit its highest level in a month as economic and political uncertainties swept ...

Monarchists concerned as government stops sending prints of Queen's portrait to Canadians

Published: 2019-05-23T11:01:28Z 

OTTAWA — In a move the Monarchist League of Canada decries as "unhelpful" to Canadian identity, the federal government is no longer sending ...

Kelly McParland: Australia's vote should worry Canada's Liberals

Published: 2019-05-23T10:01:31Z 

If you want an inkling of just how badly wrong pollsters got Australia's weekend election, consider this: victory for the left-wing Labor party over the ...

10 former Ontario health ministers issue joint letter decrying 'attack on public health'

Published: 2019-05-23T10:00:30Z 

Ten former Ontario health ministers from across the political spectrum are ... Since the news of the cuts, concern has mounted over who might be ...

Supreme leader criticizes Iran's politicians amid US tension

Published: 2019-05-23T09:45:00Z 

Supreme leader criticizes Iran's politicians amid US tension ... Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said, according to the semi-official ILNA news agency.

In the news today, May 23

Published: 2019-05-23T08:21:01Z 

Canada's accessibility minister says the government will be acting on the Senate's proposed recommendations to strengthen the country's first piece of ...

Canadian Gun Licences and Handgun Owners Rise to New Records

Published: 2019-05-22T18:46:36Z 

Bill Blair, the minister exploring mass gun confiscation, told CTV News last week the government doesn't exclude ordering gun bans before the ...


Canadian Economy News Update

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Don't fear Canada's economic transition – our new economy is already here

Published: 2019-05-23T22:07:30Z 

Don't fear Canada's economic transition – our new economy is already here ... But one is most certainly this: Canadians love debating energy. ... are shaped by what we witness, by what politicians fight over, by what makes the news.

Canadians pay more for telecom, air travel because of foreign ownership restrictions: Fraser Institute

Published: 2019-05-23T20:15:00Z 

TORONTO - Canadians pay more for their cell phones and other telecom ... is restricted or prevented in 30.6% of Canada's economy, meaning that almost ... Fraser Institute senior fellow and author of the study, in its news release.

BONOKOSKI: Getting hosed on our cellular bills is protectionism at its finest

Published: 2019-05-23T19:41:15Z 

In Canada today, thanks to the lack of competition based largely on protectionism laws ... up protectionist walls to restrict or deny foreign competition in 30.6% of the Canadian economy. ... Yes, it's boring, but it is also not good news.

Royal Bank CEO brushes off housing worries as profits jump amid loan growth

Published: 2019-05-23T18:56:15Z 

Royal Bank of Canada saw a big bump in profits last quarter, propelled by loan growth and higher ... "The Canadian economy remains resilient.".

Minister Bains announces investment to accelerate medical breakthroughs that will enable truly ...

Published: 2019-05-23T18:55:49Z 

That's why the Government of Canada organized a competition for ... partners that seeks to establish a cutting-edge Canada-wide health data platform. ... The Government of Canada believes that trust is the foundation for economic ...

Government of Canada helps hundreds of internationally trained newcomers in Milton get their ...

Published: 2019-05-23T17:34:39Z 

To ensure a skilled, competitive, and inclusive workforce, the Government of Canada is helping internationally trained newcomers find and keep good, ...

Government of Canada invests in world-leading clean water technology

Published: 2019-05-23T17:34:39Z 

DELTA, BC, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - A strong economy and a clean environment go hand-in-hand. That's why the Government of Canada is supporting ...

Canadians ' insolvency problems might not be as bad as everyone thinks, CD Howe says

Published: 2019-05-23T17:03:45Z 

The increase in Canadian insolvency filings may be less serious than previously thought, according to one of the country's top economic research institutions. ... in insolvencies is, Kronick argues data at the individual level is needed.

Nearly one million dollars provided to increase the productivity of two Abitibi-Ouest businesses

Published: 2019-05-23T16:07:30Z 

"Our government is laying the foundation for Canadian businesses to become more competitive and succeed in the global economy. Today's ...

Canada helps protect Thompson Regional Air Terminal from impacts of melting permafrost

Published: 2019-05-23T16:07:30Z 

Acting now to address these realities is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local businesses and supporting a strong economy and ...

Economic optimism underpins strong M&A market

Published: 2019-05-23T15:22:30Z 

The environment for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) looks healthy to Canadian companies, according to a survey of executives by Ernst & Young ...

Minister Duncan Announces Funding to Canada Soccer to Co-Host the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ in ...

Published: 2019-05-23T14:37:30Z 

It will also provide social, community, cultural and economic benefits to Canadians, as well as strengthen Canada's image as a leading sport nation.

'Beef and pork for cheese deal' sours as strict EU health rules hinder Canadian exports under CETA

Published: 2019-05-23T14:26:15Z 

Canadian beef and pork producers are struggling to take advantage of a ... any of that new access in 2018, according to data from Global Affairs Canada. ... deal," said Al Mussell, lead researcher at Agri-Food Economic Systems.

Canadian dollar hits six-day low as investors fret about tech cold war

Published: 2019-05-23T14:03:45Z 

The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, as investor ... The data included a rise in trade volumes of 1 per cent. ... so its economy could be hurt by a slowdown in the global flow of capital or trade.

Groupe PG positions itself as a leader in the development of software solutions for the forest industry

Published: 2019-05-23T14:03:45Z 

RIMOUSKI, QC, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada Economic Development for ... The funding announced today for Groupe PG strengthens Canada's ...

Canadian wholesalers post fastest growth in 17 months in sign economy is bouncing back

Published: 2019-05-23T13:41:15Z 

The solid wholesale print is further evidence — along with stronger trade, retail and jobs data — that Canada's economy is returning to strength after ...

Canadian executives' appetite for dealmaking soars above historical average

Published: 2019-05-23T13:30:00Z 

TORONTO, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian executives are so bullish on the economy that 76% of them expect to pursue M&A in the next 12 months, ...

Government of Canada helps 1200 internationally trained newcomers in the Greater Toronto Area ...

Published: 2019-05-23T13:30:00Z 

... Toronto Area get their foreign credentials recognized so they can integrate into the job market faster, and contribute to Canada's growing economy.

Government of Canada supports the forestry sector through an investment in new innovative and ...

Published: 2019-05-23T13:18:34Z 

The Government of Canada recognizes the opportunities offered by clean ... We're very proud to be investing in Canada's circular economy."

New Canadian Minister of Justice 'loses sleep' over data privacy, election interference and online ...

Published: 2019-05-23T13:07:30Z 

New Canadian Minister of Justice 'loses sleep' over data privacy, election ... He noted that an economic issue has become a justice issue, since it's ...


Canadian Sales News Update

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CMHC defends stress test

Published: 2019-05-23T21:11:15Z 

The CEO of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is forcefully .... Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.4 per cent to $64.1 billion in March. .... It says in a news release that Lathigee has appealed the decision to the ...

Duncan Bureau Leaves Air Canada

Published: 2019-05-23T20:48:45Z 

Bureau was named president of Air Canada Rouge in May of last year. Prior to that he had been Vice President, Global Sales, for roughly four years.

Evening Update: Defending the mortgage stress test; Canada -China relations

Published: 2019-05-23T20:37:30Z 

Mortgage stress tests protect Canada from potential housing crash and ... With falling sales and prices, patient buyers are sitting on the sidelines, waiting for sellers to face reality. .... Got a news tip that you'd like us to look into? E-mail ...

Joly touts tourism plan

Published: 2019-05-23T19:41:15Z 

"There is 17 per cent growth in indigenous tourism in Canada. ... focus on tourism was welcome news to the Armstrong Spallumcheen and Greater .... Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.4 per cent to $64.1 billion in March.

CMHC defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules

Published: 2019-05-23T18:45:00Z 

OTTAWA -- The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is defending the ... Canadian home sales climb higher in April, boosted by Toronto and ...

TSX tumbles on oil drops

Published: 2019-05-23T15:22:30Z 

Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit decline in late-morning ... Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.4 per cent to $64.1 billion in March. .... It says in a news release that Lathigee has appealed the decision to the ...

Canadian wholesalers post fastest growth in 17 months in sign economy is bouncing back

Published: 2019-05-23T13:41:15Z 

Sales by Canadian wholesalers in March rose by the most in more than a year, another sign the economy is emerging from a temporary slow patch.

Wholesale trade climbs 1.4 per cent to $64.1B in March, beats expectations

Published: 2019-05-23T13:10:39Z 

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.4 per cent to ... Industry, economists weigh in on lifting of tariffs on Canadian steel, aluminum ...

USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Rally Stalls

Published: 2019-05-23T12:48:15Z 

The Canadian dollar moved upward Wednesday. The move was sharp, steep and brief. Canadian Retail Sales for March rose 1.1% (forecast 1.1%) ...

Economy beats expectations

Published: 2019-05-23T12:45:00Z 

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.4 per cent to $64.1 billion in March. ... Wholesale sales in volume terms rose 1.0 per cent in March. .... It says in a news release that Lathigee has appealed the decision to the Supreme ...

Before the Bell: What every Canadian investor needs to know today

Published: 2019-05-23T11:37:30Z 

In corporate news, the bank earnings parade continues. ... Buy beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales as the consumer electronics ...

TerrAscend Announces Record Revenue for the First Quarter of 2019

Published: 2019-05-23T11:33:13Z 

"Our sales in Canada continue to be strong, driven by demand from ... opportunities and will share news of these milestones as we achieve them.

Government Should Restrict Vaping Sales To Keep Canadian Youth Nicotine Free: Rothmans ...

Published: 2019-05-23T10:03:14Z 

TORONTO, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada should restrict the sale and flavours of vaping products to ensure Canadian youth ...

Protected industries: Why more than a third of the Canadian economy is walled from competition

Published: 2019-05-23T09:13:11Z 

From maple syrup to milk producers, telcos to taxi companies, Canadian ... Canada and Quebec's liquor sales and the Crown-owned Canada Post.


Canadian Housing News Update

Google Alert - Canadian Housing News
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  NEW ITEMS (20):

Parties ponder housing policies with issue high on voters' lists

Published: 2019-05-23T23:51:47Z 

A survey released Thursday, conducted for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, suggests the cost of housing is seen as having the largest effect ...

Evening Update: Defending the mortgage stress test; Canada -China relations

Published: 2019-05-23T20:37:30Z 

Mortgage stress tests protect Canada from potential housing crash and ... prices continue to rise and Canadians continue to become more indebted.

Kingston house prices set to plateau: report

Published: 2019-05-23T20:26:15Z 

The report noted that, overall, Canada's housing market is evening out. ... "The housing market in Canada has been slowed substantially over the past ...

CMHC head defends stress test against 'reckless myopia'

Published: 2019-05-23T20:15:00Z 

The CEO of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is forcefully defending mortgage stress test rules and warning federal policy makers to hold ...

CMHC defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules

Published: 2019-05-23T19:30:00Z 

Canadian housing market remains 'vulnerable,' CMHC says ... "Critics of the stress test ignore the fact that high house prices are the overwhelming ...

CMHC CEO defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules

Published: 2019-05-23T19:30:00Z 

The CEO of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is forcefully ... "Critics of the stress test ignore the fact that high house prices are the ...

CMHC defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules

Published: 2019-05-23T18:45:00Z 

OTTAWA -- The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is defending the ... stress test requirements starting in 2010 have helped keep house prices 3.4 per ... Canadian home sales climb higher in April, boosted by Toronto and ...

Real Estate Investors: 2 Canadian Stocks to Hold for Decades

Published: 2019-05-23T17:48:45Z 

People are still trying to get into that game and some will do well, although the rapid rise in property prices makes it harder to generate positive returns, ...

Number Of Mortgage Loans In Canada Slowed In Fourth Quarter Of 2018: CMHC

Published: 2019-05-23T14:37:30Z 

Number Of Mortgage Loans In Canada Slowed In Fourth Quarter Of 2018: CMHC ... In total, there were 223,000 new mortgage loans issued in the last three ... reflecting lower housing market activity," said CHMC in the news release.

Government of Canada honours a private citizen's contributions to address homelessness in Toronto

Published: 2019-05-23T14:15:00Z 

The property located at 212 Epsom Downs Drive, Toronto, Ontario, was bequeathed by Maria Scutti and acquired by the Government of Canada ...

Housing ideas top of mind

Published: 2019-05-23T12:48:04Z 

The struggle with affordability and the price of housing in some markets is ... But if Canada is talking about truth, justice and reconciliation, maybe we ...

Province not yet prepared to ease policies as housing market sputters

Published: 2019-05-23T11:00:46Z 

Housing measures designed to stabilize the distorted real estate market have ... B.C. Finance Minister Carole James insists the market is seeing a ... for Canada to ease up on policies designed to gradually slow the housing market.

Royal Bank reports $3.23 billion Q2 profit, provisions for credit losses climb

Published: 2019-05-23T10:49:26Z 

"Regulatory changes have helped some of the Canadian major housing markets stabilize, particularly in Ontario and to the East. Western Canadian ...

Loan growth drives profit beat at Royal Bank of Canada , TD Bank

Published: 2019-05-23T10:21:24Z 

"Regulatory changes have helped some of Canada's major housing markets stabilize, particularly in Ontario and to the East. Western Canadian ...

In the news today, May 23

Published: 2019-05-23T09:08:16Z 

Four stories in the news for Thursday, May 23 ——— TRUDEAU TO ... The struggle with affordability and the price of housing in some markets is ... of housing is seen as having the largest effect on quality of life in Canadian cities.

In the news today, May 23

Published: 2019-05-23T08:15:00Z 

A survey being released today, conducted for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, suggests the cost of housing is seen as having the largest ...

Parties shop housing ideas for platforms with issue top of mind for voters

Published: 2019-05-23T08:09:38Z 

The struggle with affordability and the price of housing in some markets is shaping up to be a key campaign issue. A survey ... The Canadian Press ...

Parties shop for housing ideas for platforms with issue high on voters' lists

Published: 2019-05-23T08:03:45Z 

IMF urges Canada to stay course on housing, speed up internal trade ... The struggle with affordability and the price of housing in some markets is ...

Parties shop housing ideas for platforms with issue top of mind for voters

Published: 2019-05-23T07:52:30Z 

The struggle with affordability and the price of housing in some markets is shaping up to be a key campaign issue. A survey ... The Canadian Press.

Parties shop for housing ideas for platforms with issue high on voters' lists

Published: 2019-05-23T07:52:30Z 

The ideas being shopped around to stakeholders in the housing sector ... The struggle with affordability and the price of housing in some markets is ... the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, suggests the cost of housing is seen ...


Canadian Jobs News Update

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  NEW ITEMS (20):

Don't fear Canada's economic transition – our new economy is already here

Published: 2019-05-23T22:07:30Z 

But one is most certainly this: Canadians love debating energy. ... shaped by what we witness, by what politicians fight over, by what makes the news. ... And they're not just jobs for young Canadians wondering where to begin their ...

$58.5 million fund to help Okanagan, tourism minister says

Published: 2019-05-23T21:56:15Z 

The federal government announced a "Canadian Experiences" fund of ... to help improve tourism efforts across Canada and create 54,000 new jobs by ... cover natural disasters and they cover news, in general I think that there (is) ...

Clean energy one of Canada's fastest growing industries: report

Published: 2019-05-23T19:07:30Z 

The number of jobs in clean energy grew 2.2 per cent annually between 2010 and 2017, ... "This is a good-news story for Canada," Smith said.

Minister Bains announces investment to accelerate medical breakthroughs that will enable truly ...

Published: 2019-05-23T18:55:49Z 

DHDP's project, estimated at $159 million, will also help to create and maintain highly skilled jobs and provide training opportunities across Canada.

Government of Canada invests in world-leading clean water technology

Published: 2019-05-23T17:34:39Z 

That's why the Government of Canada is supporting the development of ... There are opportunities to make money and create jobs in all industries ...

Canadian Forces look to Hollywood to attract recruits

Published: 2019-05-23T17:26:15Z 

Membership in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) fell from 58,000 to ... The shortfall in personnel by the end of 2016 measured 4,200 jobs – nearly ...

Nearly one million dollars provided to increase the productivity of two Abitibi-Ouest businesses

Published: 2019-05-23T16:07:30Z 

The Government of Canada supports projects by M├ętal Marquis and ... to boost economic growth and create good, middle-class jobs for Canadians.".

New Member of the International Authority appointed for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project

Published: 2019-05-23T14:15:00Z 

Mr. Norton is a seasoned diplomat whose career has spanned over 40 years in Canada-U.S. and international relations. He is a former Chief of ...

Groupe PG positions itself as a leader in the development of software solutions for the forest industry

Published: 2019-05-23T14:03:45Z 

The Government of Canada assistance will target the development and ... package worth over $3.5 million that will result in the creation of five jobs.

Canadian wholesalers post fastest growth in 17 months in sign economy is bouncing back

Published: 2019-05-23T13:41:15Z 

The solid wholesale print is further evidence — along with stronger trade, retail and jobs data — that Canada's economy is returning to strength after ...

Canadian wholesalers post fastest growth in 17 months in sign economy is bouncing back

Published: 2019-05-23T13:41:15Z 

Sales by Canadian wholesalers in March rose by the most in more than a year, another sign the economy is emerging from a temporary slow patch.

Government of Canada helps 1200 internationally trained newcomers in the Greater Toronto Area ...

Published: 2019-05-23T13:33:34Z 

The Government of Canada is investing close to $3.8 million over 8 years in the Accelerating Career Advancement project by the Centre for Education ...

Government of Canada supports the forestry sector through an investment in new innovative and ...

Published: 2019-05-23T13:18:34Z 

The Government of Canada recognizes the opportunities offered by clean ... This project will help create and maintain 743 jobs, of which 30 are new ...

Canada's Clean Energy Sector Is Among Its Fastest Growing: Report

Published: 2019-05-23T11:26:15Z 

OTTAWA — Canada's clean-energy sector is growing faster than the ... as a whole and is rivalling some of the more well known industries for jobs, ...

Kelly McParland: Australia's vote should worry Canada's Liberals

Published: 2019-05-23T10:01:31Z 

If you want an inkling of just how badly wrong pollsters got Australia's weekend election, consider this: victory for the left-wing Labor party over the ...

Irving to built 2 of 18 new Canadian Coast Guard ships – new class of multi-mission ships planned

Published: 2019-05-23T09:29:42Z 

Trudeau said the new initiatives will create more jobs in various areas in shipbuilding. "Canadians deserve better than to have this fleet rust out," ...

In the news today, May 23

Published: 2019-05-23T08:17:48Z 

Canada's clean-energy sector says it's growing faster than the economy as a whole and is rivalling some better-known industries for jobs.

Clean energy one of Canada's fastest-growing industries

Published: 2019-05-23T08:03:45Z 

The number of jobs in clean energy grew 2.2 per cent a year between 2010 and 2017, ... "This is a good-news story for Canada," Smith said. Canadian ...

Clean energy one of Canada's fastest-growing industries

Published: 2019-05-23T08:02:05Z 

The number of jobs in clean energy grew 2.2 per cent a year between 2010 and 2017, ... "This is a good-news story for Canada," Smith said. Canadian ...

Why overlooked green energy sector is an economic powerhouse: Don Pittis

Published: 2019-05-23T08:00:28Z 

"It's the most comprehensive look at Canada's clean energy sector that's ... it is bad news such as a lack of pipelines, falling prices, shrinking jobs or ...