Highlights / Jonathan Wilkinson

Politics, Society

Trudeau names his cabinet as Commons gets set to sit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled his new cabinet Wednesday. The swearing-in ceremony at Rideau Hall, the official residence of the Governor General, the Queen’s official representative in Canada, comes 15 days before Canada’s 43rd Parliament begins sitting. It also follows» 

Environment, Politics

Canada bans all industrial activity in marine protected areas

The federal government is adopting a total ban on oil and gas activities, mining as well as waste dumping and bottom trawling in all of Canada’s marine protected areas, Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced Thursday. Wilkinson announced the new standards»