The plan to implement pay equity is well underway as the deadline to table the legislation nears, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Paying women in federally regulated workplaces at the same rate as men was a Liberal platform promise the party said would be fulfilled in 2018. “We’re very much
New Brunswick is adopting federal targets for large industrial emitters that could make them pay to offset their pollution. The province introduced legislation Thursday that it says would also redirect taxes on gasoline and diesel to programs that combat climate change. READ MORE: Environmentalist says New Brunswick climate plan lacks incentives
The Quebec government has tabled its cannabis legislation and is setting up a provincially run corporation to oversee the industry. READ MORE: Quebec Liberals still undecided on marijuana legislation Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois says the body that will oversee the pot industry will be a subsidiary of the provincially owned
A Montreal law firm representing clients closely connected to the federal Liberal Party was a leading player in a campaign to block offshore tax legislation passed by the House of Commons, a CBC News/Toronto Star investigation has found. Davies Ward, a prominent Canadian corporate law firm, had several clients with offshore interests,
Stephen Colbert addressed viewers from his desk on The Late Show Monday night as he challenged U.S. President Donald Trump and Congress to address gun violence by passing legislation to tighten restrictions on the availability of firearms. Colbert’s challenge comes after a gunman killed at least 59 people and wounded over 500
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that he will not back down from his mission to make the tax system fairer for the middle class, but he is willing to listen to the concerns of small-business owners worried about the impact of closing tax loopholes. Speaking in Saskatoon after meeting with
A few Canadian festivals are making money through sponsorships with licensed pot producers. But this could be the last summer you see them at fests as proposed legislation to legalize marijuana for recreational use would also ban producers from sponsoring events. It’s a scenario that’s played out before with tobacco.
OTTAWA – Adults 18 and older will be able to legally buy and cultivate small amounts of marijuana for personal use, while selling the drug to a minor will become a serious new criminal offence under the federal Liberal government’s proposed new legal-pot regime. READ MORE: Pot legalization in Canada: Here’s