‘I commend the premier’: Toronto Mayor John Tory says Doug Ford is building national unity

At a media availability on Monday, Toronto Mayor John Tory applauded Premier Doug Ford, saying the Ontario premier is building national unity. The comments came after a Friday conference call between Ford and other provincial leaders. On the call, an…

Premiers address energy and national unity in Saskatoon

As the annual premiers meeting draws to a close in Saskatoon, leaders are adamant they agree on more topics than they disagree. However, divisions around resource development, the environment and national unity appear unresolved. Ryan Kessler reports.

Kenney tells premiers’ meeting national unity still threatened

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he still believes national unity is under threat despite two days of collaborative discussions with the country’s leaders. Kenney said his province contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy but is blocked in by some…

Premiers want to ensure local jurisdiction respected when it comes to climate change decisions

Canada’s premiers are calling on the federal government to give provinces “full credit” for emission reductions in their respective jurisdictions and put forward “sufficient” funding for local adaptation and mitigation projects. This comes on the second day of the annual…

Canada’s premiers focus on trade, economy as they meet in Saskatoon

July 10 2019 7:59pm Trade, competitiveness, and balancing the environment and economy was the first-day focus of Canada’s premiers during their annual meeting. Ryan Kessler reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed federal carbon tax

Canada’s premiers are meeting in Saskatoon, focusing on economic development in their Wednesday session. However, there is still a key issue at the table — pipelines. Prior to the meeting, Council of the Federation (COF) chair and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe…

Canada’s premiers to focus on trade, economy as they meet in Saskatoon

Trade and economic competitiveness is the main focus of the first day of the annual Council of the Federation (COF), taking place in Saskatoon Wednesday and Thursday. This is the annual meeting of Canada’s provincial and territorial premiers. Story continues…

Health care, trade on the agenda as Canada’s premiers set to meet in Saskatchewan

July 10 2019 9:07am Canada’s premiers are set to meet in Saskatchewan on Wednesday, with multiple topics including health care and reducing trade barriers are expected to be on the books for discussions. Kyle Benning reports. ‘ }); } else…

Unions, businesses ready for premiers meeting in Saskatoon

Union leaders are in Saskatoon holding parallel meetings to the one Canada’s premiers will hold later this week. Representatives from a number of Canada’s federations of labour are discussing how Canadian workers are faring across the country. Story continues below…

Sask. Premier Scott Moe travelling to Toronto to meet with Premier Doug Ford

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and Finance Minister Donna Harpauer will be travelling to Ontario May 9 and 10 to meet with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and investment bankers. In the provincial meeting, Moe and Harpauer will be discussing economic competitiveness…