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Canada’s international trade minister diagnosed with cancer

Canada’s International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr says he’s undergoing treatment after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this week. In a statement released on Twitter on Friday, Carr, a Liberal Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, said his “spirits »

International, Politics

Freeland, Morneau and Carr head to Mexico for NAFTA talks

Three high-profile Liberal cabinet ministers will travel to Mexico next week for meetings with officials in both outgoing and incoming administrations to discuss the stalled negotiations over the renewal of the North American Free Trade Agreement, officials with Global Affairs »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Politics

Liberal government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B

The federal government is spending $4.5 billion to buy the existing Trans Mountain pipeline and infrastructure related to the controversial expansion project to transport crude from Alberta’s oilsands to the coast of British Columbia, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Tuesday. Ottawa »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Health, Indigenous, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Resources minister addresses First Nations conference

Federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says Ottawa wants to work with indigenous communities to develop natural resources based on a low-carbon, sustainable energy economy. He made the comments at an energy forum organized by the Assembly of First Nations »