Feds torn between moving toward cleaner energy or bailing out oil and gas sector

Canada’s oil producers could only sit and watch as the price of their product plummeted last month to less than what it costs to buy a litre of soda, hit by the double whammy of a COVID-19-induced drop in global…

Trudeau increases Farm Credit Canada’s lending capacity by $5B amid COVID-19 crisis

In response to challenges farmers are facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a $5-billion increase in lending capacity for farmers and food producers in Ottawa on Monday morning. “Starting today, farmers and producers can apply through…

Maritimers stranded in Guatemala riding emotional ‘rollercoaster’ of COVID-19

Two Maritimers and one Albertan stranded in Guatemala are calling on the Trudeau government to end their emotional “roller coaster” and bring them home. Indigo Christ of Halifax, Laura Robinson of Rothsay, N.B. and Lenora Yarkie of Edmonton have been…

Unreturned calls, automated emails: Albertans stuck abroad have trouble returning home

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has estimated three million Canadians are abroad. While he admits not all want to come home, he’s urging those that do to do so as soon as possible due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Following that advice…

Coronavirus: Trudeau to address Canadians as concern grows over COVID-19

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is due to address the nation again Monday after a weekend that saw health officials strengthen their tone on COVID-19 as provinces took more drastic measures to stem the virus‘s spread. News of Trudeau’s press conference,…

Amnesty International raises wider concern around Greta sticker in letter to Trudeau, premiers

Warning: This story contains graphic content. Reader discretion is advised. Amnesty International says a sexually suggestive decal appearing to show teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg raises wider human rights concerns. Related News The secretary general of the group’s Canadian arm…

Trudeau Liberals approval rating spikes amid possible Wet’suwet’en blockade resolution: poll

A new poll suggests that approval ratings for the Liberal government’s performance have spiked with news of a possible agreement to settle Canada’s Wet’suwet’en solidarity blockades. After surveying 1,000 Canadians, the Ipsos poll found that Canada-wide approval of Prime Minister…

Rift amid Métis leaders widens ahead of meetings with premiers, PM

The vice-president of the Métis National Council is stepping up his rhetoric against three provincial Métis leaders, accusing them of striking a “backroom deal” that allows new members into the nation whom he believes are not Métis. The escalation is…