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Canada's technologists are having a moment — let's hope our governments don't wreck it

Published: 2019-05-24T23:26:15Z 

A quick wrap of the week in political economy news: Brexit finally broke Theresa May; Xi Jinping compared China's trade war with the U.S. to the Long ...

John Ivison: It's time for Canada to play China's game — that means action, not threats

Published: 2019-05-24T21:33:45Z 

Justin Trudeau has been advised by senior business figures to engage in the same pressure politics in Canada's dispute with the Chinese ...

Evening Brief: Scheer overhauls budget plan

Published: 2019-05-24T21:22:30Z 

Lastly, a government-struck panel is calling for the Canada Revenue ... Alan Freeman: Tax incentives not enough to boost Canadian news sector.

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements

Published: 2019-05-24T21:11:15Z 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption ...

In the digital age, Canada faces an existential crisis with our public broadcaster

Published: 2019-05-24T21:00:00Z 

This essay is adapted from a speech given at the Policy 3.0 conference in Ottawa ... A second clue: The first words uttered on radio were by a Canadian. ... north of the 49th parallel would have its own culture and cover its own news.

Wilson-Raybould, Philpott to announce their political plans Monday

Published: 2019-05-24T20:30:34Z 

Former cabinet ministers Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott were expelled from the Liberal caucus in April. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press).

Canadian Soybean Shipments Held Up In China

Published: 2019-05-24T18:56:15Z 

Ron Davidson's comments follow news from their exporters China's increased Canadian soybean inspections for plant-based pathogens and ...

The Sprout: Conservatives call for expedited help for canola farmers

Published: 2019-05-24T18:33:45Z 

Today's Sprout is brought to you by Canadian egg, chicken, turkey and hatching egg farmers. ... Here's today's agriculture news. ... to ban Canadian canola products, in what signs indicate is linked to the political feud over Canada's ...

Heritage minister defends putting anti-Conservative union on $600M journalism fund panel

Published: 2019-05-24T18:22:30Z 

They are News Media Canada, the Association de la presse francophone, the ... represents more than 12,000 journalists and media workers in Canada. .... any bias on the part of Unifor, that Unifor doesn't have a political agenda?

Conservatives will restore Canada's reputation on the world stage

Published: 2019-05-24T17:48:45Z 

Conservatives will restore Canada's reputation on the world stage ... The Trudeau government must cooperate fully with the OECD Working Group on ...

The Canada -China crisis is a game of chess, and Ottawa needs to stop playing it with checker pieces

Published: 2019-05-24T17:47:38Z 

Yves Tiberghien is a professor of political science, director emeritus of the ... Canada is mired in a months-long crisis with China, and it seems to get ...

Tax incentives not be enough to boost Canadian news sector

Published: 2019-05-24T16:48:35Z 

"Beyond the problem of government being seen to favour its friends, there's the issue of who gets the money. Right now, it looks as if much of the tax ...

Is unleashing Jason Kenney on Ontario a good idea for the Tories?

Published: 2019-05-24T16:41:15Z 

He professes interest in bringing all Canadians the spin-off jobs and ... as a political liability, and the Conservatives are currently leading in the polls.

Unifor Accuses Scheer Of Making 'Trump-Style Attack' On Canadian Media

Published: 2019-05-24T15:11:15Z 

OTTAWA — Bad blood continues to boil between Canada's largest ... the federal government's $595-million support package for news organizations.

Why some South Asians are resisting identity politics

Published: 2019-05-24T15:03:31Z 

Pradip Rodrigues. Multiculturalism and diversity is touted by all politicians as Canada's strength, it is in the news so often that most people believe that ...

Feds announce new rules on airline passenger protection, compensation

Published: 2019-05-24T15:00:00Z 

The federal government is rolling out its air passenger protection ... The regulations will apply to all flights to, from and within Canada, including ...

West Bank wine case quickly turns political

Published: 2019-05-24T13:07:30Z 

Even though the central issue before the court is technical – whether a Canadian government agency was right to uphold a decision made at its lower ...

Morning Brief: Tiaras, trade and Theresa May

Published: 2019-05-24T11:03:45Z 

Still with fancy headwear and those who sport it, Canada's monarchists are in the news over their displeasure with the government's decision to stop ...

How a suspected Iran-based campaign tried to get Canadian media to spread fake news

Published: 2019-05-24T08:01:00Z 

One of these outlets was The Rebel, a far-right Canadian news and ... fresh attempts to sway political discourse as we head into a federal election, ...

BC court to decide if province can regulate Trans Mountain

Published: 2019-05-24T08:00:49Z 

While B.C.'s attorney general argues the government has the right to enact ... decision on the law is likely to rest with the Supreme Court of Canada.