Moe to speak about carbon tax, equalization, with Trudeau

Posted November 10, 2019 3:38 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe will meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this Tuesday, the premier’s office announced in a statement.…

‘I came in peace’: Manitoba premier hopes to bridge gaps with Trudeau amid Wexit sentiments

Giving clear indications that he’s prepared to broker a truce between the federal Liberals and his more disgruntled Prairie counterparts, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said he offered strategies to the prime minister Friday for uniting the country. “I came in…

Sask. gov’t expects to pay upwards of $500K for outside lawyers in carbon tax case

The Saskatchewan government has retained MLT Aikins for additional assistance on their fight against the federal carbon tax. Attorney General Don Morgan estimated hiring the firm, on top of using the in-house constitutional law branch, will cost between $400,000 and…

Former Saskatchewan premier sees 4 ways to reduce increasing western separation sentiment

Former Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall has a few ideas for things the federal government can do right away to cool the increasing separatist sentiment coming from the west. On Tuesday, results of an Ipsos poll were released, suggesting more and…

Will provincial premiers cooperate with Trudeau’s minority government?

November 3 2019 6:46pm Provincial premiers have agreed to meet this December in Toronto to talk about how their policies could work alongside Justin Trudeau’s agenda. David Akin explains why the prime minister may find very few allies among them.…

Moe asks Trudeau for meeting in 2nd letter outlining Saskatchewan’s concerns

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has sent another letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with more details around his vision of a “new deal” and an invitation to meet in person. It’s the second letter he has sent to Trudeau since…

Ontario energy minister blames Liberal staffers for removing anti-carbon tax stickers

TORONTO – Ontario Energy Minister Greg Rickford is blaming “Liberal staffers” for peeling government-mandated anti-carbon tax stickers off of gas pumps, insisting that disappearing decals are not the result of ordering incorrect glue. Rickford pointed to a Facebook post from…

Ontario government to continue legal carbon tax fight despite election results

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 24, 2019 1:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – The Ontario government says it will carry on with its legal challenge of…

Politicians, environmentalists weigh in on Blaine Higgs plan for ‘made-in-New Brunswick’ carbon plan

Environmentalists and provincial politicians are weighing in following word from premier Blaine Higgs that he would look at creating a “made-in-New Brunswick” carbon tax plan. Higgs decision came after the results of Monday’s federal election, which Higgs said was a…