Ontario premier announces funding plan for municipalities after announcing cuts to public health, child care

Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced on Aug. 19 in Ottawa a decade-long investment plan to give $144 billion in local projects across the province over time. This announcement came hours after Ontario said it would move ahead with some of…

Canadian federal government, Ontario government to invest $4.5 million in funding for Toronto Police Service

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Aug. 13 that the Canadian federal government, along with the Ontario provincial government and the Toronto municipal government, have come together to invest $4.5 million in funding to the Toronto Police Service with the…

Toronto mayor calls on Canadian federal government for stricter gun control

August 13 2019 11:41am Toronto Mayor John Tory called on the Canadian federal government on Aug. 13 to implement stricter gun control laws, as well as stronger laws in areas like bail and sentencing. ‘ }); } else { var…

Canadian federal government to invest $26.8 million in Ontario legal aid funding for immigrants, refugees

August 12 2019 2:24pm Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Aug. 12 in Toronto that the federal government will be investing $26.8 million this year into legal aid for immigrants and refugees. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Prime Minister Trudeau criticizes Conservative budget cuts

July 31 2019 9:40am During a Liberal campaign event in Ottawa for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, he criticized the budget cuts Conservative governments have put in place and accused the party of helping the “wealthiest” Canadians. ‘ }); }…

Justin Trudeau tours Port of Montreal with trade minister, key EU trade figures

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, on July 17, toured the Port of Montreal. He was joined by Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr, along with President of the European Council Donald Tusk and European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström.

‘We’re in disagreement to a project like an economic corridor’: Saskatchewan premier

July 10 2019 7:14pm Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said on July 10 that while he disagrees with such projects like the economic corridor to move oil from east to west. He said he’d like to see sustainable resources produced in…

Workers trapped in Saskatchewan potash mine ‘safe and comfortable underground’

Nutrien said 34 maintenance workers have been trapped underground at its Cory potash mine southwest of Saskatoon since July 2. A company spokesperson said the workers are “safe and comfortable underground” and have been on stand-down since Tuesday afternoon.

Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton steps down

July 3 2019 12:19pm Effective July 3, Bruce Linton has stepped down as co-chef executive and board member of cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. Global News spoke with Linton about what’s next for him and about the company, in Toronto.…