Economic advisers pushing feds to focus on business investment, job re-skilling

OTTAWA — The federal government's economic advisers are calling for more changes aimed at driving business investment and helping Canadians acquire new skills as they brace for the job-killing effects of technology's march. The overarching...

Finance Minister Bill Morneau talks pot bucks with provincial counterparts

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau can expect a lot of provincial hands reaching for the federal purse strings when he sits down with...

Bill Morneau insists federal government still has no plans for a Netflix tax

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government still has no intention of imposing a Netflix tax because it would result in a financial hit for middle-class Canadians. Morneau's...

Boeing won’t end dispute with Bombardier despite Liberal plan to buy used jets

OTTAWA — Boeing has weighed in on the Trudeau government's plan to buy second-hand fighter jets from Australia, saying it respects the decision but...

U.S. agency rules against Canada; says softwood imports harm American industry

Canada's softwood lumber industry suffered another blow after the U.S. International Trade Commission unanimously voted Thursday that its imports have harmed the American lumber industry. In a 4-0...

Critics decry ban on sexual touching at strip clubs in London, Ont.

TORONTO — A municipal ban on sexual touching in strip clubs is putting sex workers at risk, hampering their ability to make money and...

Alberta court grants Unifor injunction blocking Suncor random drug test plan

EDMONTON — A union that represents thousands of oilsands workers at Suncor Energy sites in Alberta has won a court injunction against random drug...

Artificial intelligence to fuel a new cybersecurity race, say experts

MONTREAL — Technological advances in artificial intelligence are fuelling a new race between hackers and those toiling to protect cybersecurity networks. Cybersecurity is always a...
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Elliot Lake, Blind River out of the running for nuclear waste bunkers

Then there were five: Search narrowed for place to store used nuclear fuel Waste management authorities have ruled out one part of northern Ontario as...

In the news today, Dec. 5

Seven stories in the National News for Tuesday, Dec. 5th PM TRUDEAU: FREE TRADE MEANT TO COMBAT POPULISM Pursuing free trade with China and preserving NAFTA are...