Prime minister to make Trans Mountain pipeline announcement in Edmonton

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi will meet with workers at the Trans Mountain Edmonton Terminal on Friday morning. The meeting is part of a two-day visit to Edmonton, which saw the pair hold a “Team…

Kenney tells premiers’ meeting national unity still threatened

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he still believes national unity is under threat despite two days of collaborative discussions with the country’s leaders. Kenney said his province contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy but is blocked in by some…

Premiers want to ensure local jurisdiction respected when it comes to climate change decisions

Canada’s premiers are calling on the federal government to give provinces “full credit” for emission reductions in their respective jurisdictions and put forward “sufficient” funding for local adaptation and mitigation projects. This comes on the second day of the annual…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Edmonton for campaign event

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Edmonton on Thursday evening for a campaign event, leading up to the federal election this fall. The prime minister will join Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi and local Liberals for the event at…

Pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed federal carbon tax

Canada’s premiers are meeting in Saskatoon, focusing on economic development in their Wednesday session. However, there is still a key issue at the table — pipelines. Prior to the meeting, Council of the Federation (COF) chair and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe…

Canada’s premiers meet with Indigenous leaders to talk child and family services

Canada’s provincial and territorial premiers are spending Tuesday at the Big River First Nation, near Debden, Sask., to meet with Indigenous leaders. The meeting involves the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Congress of Aboriginal Peoples and Native Women’s Association of…

Federal transport minister approves sale of WestJet to Onex at price reduced by 737 Max issues

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau has given his approval to the proposed $3.5-billion acquisition of WestJet Airlines by Onex Corp. The Calgary-based airline says the minister determined the deal doesn’t raise public-interest issues for national transportation. WestJet and Onex entered…