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Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by iPolticsINTEL. We report on everything worth knowing about proceedings in the House and Senate. Be ahead of the pack. Get the real story before it makes the headlines. Click here to find out how our products can work for you. Good evening. The Lead Canadians are divided […]
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Shipyards in Quebec and B.C. have won contracts collectively worth $1 billion to repair 12 aging warships, with another contract for a Nova Scotia facility to be completed shortly, the federal government announced today. It’s part of the government’s promised $7.5 billion investment in maintaining 12 Halifax-class frigates for the Royal Canadian Navy until they […]
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Good afternoon and welcome to the Sprout. Today is National Corn Fritters Day, so feel free to indulge in the fried concoctions without regret, at least until midnight. The Lead The Trudeau government is vowing to release more information about the compensation it will provide to dairy farmers to help offset recent trade concessions before […]
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The Trudeau government is vowing to release more information about the compensation it will provide to dairy farmers to help offset recent trade concessions before the next election. Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, speaking today at the Dairy Farmers of Canada’s annual general meeting in Saskatoon, said the Liberals are “committed to deliver[ing]” the details about […]
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The Lead Amid a spike in tension between Iran and the U.S., tracking data shows a United Arab Emirates oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz drifted into Iranian waters and stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago, raising concerns Tuesday about its status. Although it’s not clear what happened to the […]
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Canada’s construction industry is applauding a new law setting out legislated timelines for when the federal government must pay its contractors for construction work, though it cautions that more work is needed before the changes can take effect. The Federal Prompt Payment for Construction Work Act, which formed part of the Liberal government’s sprawling 2019 […]
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While the synchronized “major” spending reveals at the Davie and Seaspan shipyards are all but guaranteed to dominate the pre-campaign news cycle, there’s also a mid-sized contingent of Team Trudeau front benchers set to hit the mid-summer event circuit today, starting with Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, who will pay a mid-morning visit to the Pittsburgh Steel Group — […]
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In what seems likely to be the last big-ticket defence spending reveal before the election campaign gets underway, two Team Trudeau front benchers are being dispatched to shipyards in Levis and Victoria to deliver what the respective advisories are billing as “major announcements related to Canada’s Halifax-class frigates.” As the Canadian Press points out, the 27 year […]
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Canadians are divided on what major federal party leader is most capable of strengthening the country’s economy in the coming years, new results from a poll conducted by Mainstreet Research for iPolitics suggest. The second release of results from the polling firm’s phone survey of 2,651 Canadians — conducted between June 27 and July 2 […]
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