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Feds outline $83B in clean economy tax credits in bid to compete with U.S. incentive

Feds outline $83B in clean economy tax credits in bid to compete with U.S. incentive

OTTAWA — Serious money is heading for Canadian industries looking to reduce emissions after the federal government unveiled its answer to the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act.
Budget 2023: Liberals add foreign interference office, new money-laundering rules

Budget 2023: Liberals add foreign interference office, new money-laundering rules

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to launch a National Counter-Foreign Interference Office, amid ongoing scrutiny of allegations that Beijing interfered in recent federal elections.
Budget 2023: Key highlights from the federal Liberals' spending plan

Budget 2023: Key highlights from the federal Liberals' spending plan

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government has released a 2023-24 spending plan that prioritizes spending on health care, transitioning Canadian businesses to a clean economy and offering affordability measures to help Canadians dealing with high prices
Nine police officers recently killed in Canada; here is a look at their deaths

Nine police officers recently killed in Canada; here is a look at their deaths

A veteran Quebec provincial police officer was stabbed to death Monday night after she tried to arrest a suspect in Louiseville, Que., about 100 kilometres northeast of Montreal. Sgt.
Budget 2023: What you missed, from phone chargers and concert fees to air travel

Budget 2023: What you missed, from phone chargers and concert fees to air travel

OTTAWA — For Canadians fed up with chargers that don't fit their cellphones, hidden fees, air-travel disruptions and cosmetic testing on animals, the Liberal government says help is on the way.
Budget 2023: Ottawa threatens to freeze U.S. firms from green tax credits, contracts

Budget 2023: Ottawa threatens to freeze U.S. firms from green tax credits, contracts

Ottawa is threatening a tit-for-tat with Washington over green tax credits and government procurement policies that risk freezing out Canadian businesses.
Budget 2023: Liberals follow through on big promises in deal with NDP

Budget 2023: Liberals follow through on big promises in deal with NDP

OTTAWA — The Liberal government has continued to fulfil its promises to the NDP within its second federal budget since the parties struck a confidence-and-supply agreement in March 2022.
Republicans, Democrats spar on Capitol Hill over Canada-U.S. migration 'crisis'

Republicans, Democrats spar on Capitol Hill over Canada-U.S. migration 'crisis'

WASHINGTON — The two sides in an escalating political war over irregular immigration in the United States squared off Tuesday along what for them was a largely unfamiliar front: the 8,900 kilometres of the Canada-U.S. border.
Liberals to go after predatory lending in today's budget, invest in dental care plan

Liberals to go after predatory lending in today's budget, invest in dental care plan

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to table a federal budget in the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon, which a federal source says will include plans to go after predatory lending and more details on dental care as part of a pitch
Psychiatric evaluation extended for man accused of crashing bus into Quebec daycare

Psychiatric evaluation extended for man accused of crashing bus into Quebec daycare

LAVAL, Que. — A court heard Tuesday that a Montreal psychiatric hospital needs more time to evaluate a bus driver's mental state at the time he allegedly drove a bus into a daycare, killing two young children.