Lowe’s Canada stores deemed underperforming, 34 locations set to close

American home improvement giant Lowe’s announced the closure of 34 stores across Canada as well as the restructuring of its corporate support staff on Wednesday morning. Tony Cioffi, acting president of Lowe’s Canada, confirmed the stores are underperforming and that…

‘Harvest from hell’: 2.7 million acres of canola left buried under snow in Western Canada

Heavy snow and rain during harvest on the Canadian Prairies have left several million acres of canola buried until spring, the latest blow in a miserable year that may compound farmer problems into 2020. Canola is renowned as Canada’s most…

Sask. premier exploring further provincial autonomy after ‘disappointing’ Trudeau meeting

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said he is looking at ways to expand provincial autonomy after meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa on Tuesday morning. “We’re going to look at opportunities to expand our provincial autonomy. That includes expanding…

Scheer says he has renewed calls for Trudeau to scrap bills C-69, C-48

November 12 2019 10:45am Conservative Party Andrew Scheer on Tuesday said that during a private meeting with Justin Trudeau, he asked the prime minister to scrap bills C-69 and C-48, claiming they have lead to “uncertainty and a lack of…

Trudeau addresses Western alienation: ‘It’s extremely important government works for all Canadians’

In his first speech as prime minister of the Liberal minority government, Justin Trudeau addressed major concerns in Alberta and Saskatchewan and the sense of alienation and anger in Western Canada. READ MORE: With the Liberals’ new minority, Trudeau’s greatest…

Federal Election 2019: Trudeau vows to work with premiers in Saskatchewan, Alberta following Liberal lockout

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Oct. 23, that he will be reaching out to provincial premiers across the country, and had already spoken with the Alberta and Saskatchewan premiers, two provinces where the Liberals won no seats during the…

Federal Election 2019: Scheer says he will ‘fight for’ Alberta, Saskatchewan

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Tuesday addressed the divisions in the country following the federal election, telling Alberta and Saskatchewan voters the Conservatives will “fight” for them and promising with everything in their power to “get the energy sector…