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Economy

Quebec and Ontario Premiers meet in summit to discuss health care and economy

Québec Premier François Legualt and Ontario Premier Doug Ford met in Mississauga, Ontario this week for the first ever Ontario-Québec summit to discuss economic recovery plans and ways to increase health care funding amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  At the end »

Politics

Canada’s parliament to reconvene on Dec. 5

A new session of Parliament will open on Dec. 5 immediately after the NATO leaders’ summit in London, Prime Minster Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday. The 43rd session of Parliament will begin with a Speech from the Throne from Gov. Gen. »

Politics

Trudeau’s meeting with premiers wraps up without much progress

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s meeting with provincial and territorial premiers wrapped up in Montreal Friday without any signs of substantial breakthroughs on issues that plague the economy but also without much of the drama that was expected going into the »

Environment & Animal Life

Obama to address mayors’ meeting on climate change

Former U.S. President Barak Obama is expected to address mayors of North American cities meeting in Chicago to talk about climate change. Montreal’s Mayor Valerie Plante will be among them. The mayors of the U.S., Canada and Mexico were convened »

Environment & Animal Life

Measures coming to protect endangered whales

The Canadian government is considering several measures to protect critically-endangered North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in eastern Canada. The minister of fisheries and oceans held a meeting yesterday to discuss the matter with scientists, indigenous »