Sunday, February 17, 2019

N.L. finance minister defends contract with firm linked to Saudi scandal

Newfoundland and Labrador's finance minister is standing by a New York-based consulting firm hired to look at economic diversification in the province, despite reports...

Finance minister defends contract with firm linked to Saudi scandal

Newfoundland and Labrador's finance minister is standing by a New York-based consulting firm hired to look at economic diversification in the province, despite reports...

Turkey will not allow Greek interference in its eastern Mediterranean activities: minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will not allow Greece to interfere in its activities in the eastern Mediterranean, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Wednesday,...

If Trump’s talk of Democratic ‘mobs’ is meant to scare Republicans to the polls,...

Republicans are repeatedly portraying Democrats as a "mob" ahead of the midterms. In Georgia, those tribal resentments could be enough to drive...

Trudeau gambles Canadians will take the long view on climate: Don Pittis

When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threw down the gauntlet with his national carbon plan in Ontario Premier Doug Ford's riding yesterday, the word "tax" did...

Law permitting destruction of LGBT criminal records has seen low uptake so far

Despite efforts to promote the program, only a handful of people have applied to have criminal records for homosexual acts expunged after Parliament passed...

The world of easy money transformed Canada into debt nation. That world is coming...

This column is part of a series we're calling Debt Nation looking at the state of consumer debt in Canada. Look for more coverage...

Internal Parks Canada report looks for ways to make money by selling, transferring assets

Putting tolls on highways that run through Parks Canada sites in Western Canada could net the federal agency about $85 million a year, says...

Saudi prince to give first speech since Khashoggi’s slaying

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday will give his first speech to an international audience since the killing of Washington...

Israeli troops kill Palestinian man in West Bank raid: medical official

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli troops killed a Palestinian man and wounded three others during a raid in a village in the occupied...