Tag Archives: Federal Government

Purchasing age, retail taxes cloud marijuana legislature Business,News,Politics

By: Hunter Crowther A heavy federal tax on legalized marijuana will not affect the sales of cannabis manufactures in Canada, says one industry insider. However, a real threat to the industry will be if the federal government sets the minimum purchasing age higher than legal drinking age. Jordan Sinclair is the director of communications for

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Finance Minister to release 2016 Ontario Fall Economic Statement News,Politics

By: Hunter Crowther The provincial Liberal government says only minor adjustments to the Greater Toronto Area’s housing market are to be expected in today’s fall economic statement. Finance Minister Charles Sousa will introduce Ontario’s 2016 Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review in Queen’s Park on Monday. Both he and Premier Kathleen Wynne said there would be modifications to the

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EXCLUSIVE: Peter Van Loan, Government House Leader, defends Anti-Terrorism Act News,Politics

Government House Leader Peter Van Loan

The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, visited Humber’s Lakeshore campus to discuss Bill C-51.

Ottawa roundtable discusses murdered, missing Aboriginal women News,Politics

Rinelle Harper (L) and Perry Bellegarde (R)

Several Aboriginal leaders and provincial premiers met at a roundtable discussion in Ottawa on Friday to discuss the ongoing issue, supported by a presentation to the government by victims’ families.

Federal government appears before tribunal on First Nations complaint News

Andrew Russell After a six-year wait, the federal government appears before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Monday as court proceedings begin into allegations of discrimination against First Nations families on reserves by underfunding child welfare services. The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and the Assembly of First Nations to the Canadian Human Rights

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