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Former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz delivers a keynote address to a business conference, Thursday, November 24, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Effect of rate hikes on economy will be more powerful than people think: Poloz

Former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says the effect of interest…

Former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz delivers a keynote address to a business conference, Thursday, November 24, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti rises during Question Period, Monday, November 21, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Solicitor-client privilege on Emergencies Act creates ‘black box,’ inquiry hears

Justice Minister David Lametti repeatedly invoked solicitor-client privilege in his testimony at…

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti rises during Question Period, Monday, November 21, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller participates in a news conference regarding the order from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to compensate Indigenous children and their families, in Ottawa, on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Feds file judicial review of $40B Indigenous child-welfare settlement

The federal government is asking a judge to review some aspects of…

Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller participates in a news conference regarding the order from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to compensate Indigenous children and their families, in Ottawa, on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Economists say provinces peppering the public with cash to deal with soaring prices compounds inflation rather than easing it. Their remarks come a day after Alberta Premier Danielle Smith announced her Inflation Relief Act, which will dole out $600 over six months to families earning less than $180,000 for each child under the age of 18 or senior. Smith is shown in this Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 file photo.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta’s tactic of doling out cash fuels inflation rather than easing it: economists

Provinces peppering the public with cash to deal with soaring prices compounds…

Economists say provinces peppering the public with cash to deal with soaring prices compounds inflation rather than easing it. Their remarks come a day after Alberta Premier Danielle Smith announced her Inflation Relief Act, which will dole out $600 over six months to families earning less than $180,000 for each child under the age of 18 or senior. Smith is shown in this Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 file photo.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference, in Edmonton, on Monday. Oct. 24, 2022. A federal Liberal cabinet minister from Alberta says he's concerned that the premier is moving forward with her proposed sovereignty act.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Federal cabinet minister from Alberta concerned about proposed sovereignty act

A federal Liberal cabinet minister from Alberta says he’s extremely concerned that…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference, in Edmonton, on Monday. Oct. 24, 2022. A federal Liberal cabinet minister from Alberta says he's concerned that the premier is moving forward with her proposed sovereignty act.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Canada forward Alphonso Davies (19) plays the ball in front of Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen (5) during second half Group F World Cup soccer action at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canadian men push Belgium to the limit but lose 1-0 in return to World Cup

Canada put on a show in its return to the World Cup…

Canada forward Alphonso Davies (19) plays the ball in front of Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen (5) during second half Group F World Cup soccer action at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto's financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Statistics Canada's quarterly report on business' financials found that outlook worsened in the third quarter of 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan

Business outlook worsened in third quarter: Statistics Canada

Business economic outlook worsened in the third quarter as interest rates began…

Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto's financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Statistics Canada's quarterly report on business' financials found that outlook worsened in the third quarter of 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan
A pumpjack draws out oil and gas from a well head as the sun sets near Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. Canada has the third largest oil reserves in the world and is the world’s fourth largest oil producer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Oil and gas drilling sector expects activity to pick up in 2023

The organization representing Canada’s oil and gas drilling sector says it expects…

A pumpjack draws out oil and gas from a well head as the sun sets near Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. Canada has the third largest oil reserves in the world and is the world’s fourth largest oil producer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Japan's Takuma Asano, left, fight for the ball with Germany's Nico Schlotterbeck, on his way to score his side's second goal during the World Cup group E soccer match between Germany and Japan, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Japan gets 2 late goals to beat Germany 2-1 at World Cup

Another World Cup day, another World Cup shock. Substitutes Ritsu Doan and…

Japan's Takuma Asano, left, fight for the ball with Germany's Nico Schlotterbeck, on his way to score his side's second goal during the World Cup group E soccer match between Germany and Japan, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
A police boat drives past the construction site of the 'Uniper' LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) terminal in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

First floating LNG terminal arrives at German port

The first of several ships that will serve as floating terminals to…

A police boat drives past the construction site of the 'Uniper' LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) terminal in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti rises during Question Period, Monday, November 21, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Three federal ministers expected to take stand at Emergencies Act inquiry

Three federal ministers are slated to testify today at the public inquiry…

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti rises during Question Period, Monday, November 21, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Middle to lower-income families — those with a household income of less than $180,000 a year — will get $600 for each child under 18 over six months. The same income threshold and benefit applies to seniors. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

Premier announces $2.4B inflation aid package

Premier Danielle Smith, with Alberta enjoying billions of dollars in surplus cash,…

Middle to lower-income families — those with a household income of less than $180,000 a year — will get $600 for each child under 18 over six months. The same income threshold and benefit applies to seniors. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period, in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Top government ministers will continue testifying today at the Public Order Emergency Commission, which has already heard from more than 60 witnesses over five weeks on the federal government’s response to last winter's "Freedom Convoy" protests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Coutts blockade top of mind for Mendicino on eve of invoking Emergencies Act

The night before the federal government took the drastic step of invoking…

Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period, in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Top government ministers will continue testifying today at the Public Order Emergency Commission, which has already heard from more than 60 witnesses over five weeks on the federal government’s response to last winter's "Freedom Convoy" protests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Ukrainian nationals fleeing the ongoing war in Ukraine arrive at Trudeau Airport in Montreal, Sunday, May 29, 2022. Government statistics show that fewer than a third of Ukrainians approved for temporary Canadian visas have arrived in the country as a backlog of applications continues.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

One in three Ukrainians with visas have reached Canada as applications approach 700K

Government statistics show fewer than one-third of Ukrainians approved for temporary Canadian…

Ukrainian nationals fleeing the ongoing war in Ukraine arrive at Trudeau Airport in Montreal, Sunday, May 29, 2022. Government statistics show that fewer than a third of Ukrainians approved for temporary Canadian visas have arrived in the country as a backlog of applications continues.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Paramedic Jayme Erickson, left, who was called to a crash last week and didn’t know she was trying to save her own daughter because the injuries were too severe, is comforted by her husband Sean Erickson, centre, and friends as she speaks to the media in Airdrie, Alta., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘So proud’: Memories shared by paramedic who unknowingly treated daughter in crash

An Alberta paramedic who unknowingly treated her own daughter after a fatal…

Paramedic Jayme Erickson, left, who was called to a crash last week and didn’t know she was trying to save her own daughter because the injuries were too severe, is comforted by her husband Sean Erickson, centre, and friends as she speaks to the media in Airdrie, Alta., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney responds to a question from the media on the final day of the summer meeting of Canada's Premiers at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria, B.C., on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Kenney, the former Premier of Alberta, accused Ottawa of leaving provinces "holding the bag" to clear "Freedom Convoy" protesters who blockaded a border-crossing in southern Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

‘Your guy has really screwed the pooch’: Kenney told feds over Coutts blockade

Former Alberta premier Jason Kenney accused the federal government of leaving provinces…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney responds to a question from the media on the final day of the summer meeting of Canada's Premiers at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria, B.C., on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Kenney, the former Premier of Alberta, accused Ottawa of leaving provinces "holding the bag" to clear "Freedom Convoy" protesters who blockaded a border-crossing in southern Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The Provincial Court of Alberta will be renamed the Alberta Court of Justice beginning April 1. (Advocate file photo)

Alberta man who admitted to murdering woman, toddler sentenced to life in prison

A man who admitted to killing a woman and her 16-month-old son…

The Provincial Court of Alberta will be renamed the Alberta Court of Justice beginning April 1. (Advocate file photo)
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period, in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Top government ministers will continue testifying today at the Public Order Emergency Commission, which has already heard from more than 60 witnesses over five weeks on the federal government’s response to last winter's "Freedom Convoy" protests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ministers were worried for their safety during ‘Freedom Convoy’ protest, inquiry told

Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says federal cabinet ministers were worried about…

Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period, in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Top government ministers will continue testifying today at the Public Order Emergency Commission, which has already heard from more than 60 witnesses over five weeks on the federal government’s response to last winter's "Freedom Convoy" protests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez prepares to appear before the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications on Bill C-11, in the Senate of Canada Building in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Online Streaming Act won’t police user-generated content: heritage minister

Canada’s heritage minister says a bill meant to regulate online streaming won’t…

Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez prepares to appear before the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications on Bill C-11, in the Senate of Canada Building in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
United Conservative Party Leader and Premier Danielle Smith celebrates her win in a byelection in Medicine Hat, Alta., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith to deliver televised address during dinner hour

Premier Danielle Smith is scheduled to deliver a televised address to Albertans…

United Conservative Party Leader and Premier Danielle Smith celebrates her win in a byelection in Medicine Hat, Alta., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh