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Lawsuit of the week: McDonald's franchisees claim corporate parent singled them out in wake of temporary foreign ...

According to the claim, the revelations prompted Jason Kenney, who was minister of employment and social development at the time, to initiate an investigation and...

“Nothing” in federal budget for aviation: YVR CEO

asked Tourism Minister Maxime Bernier about the program earlier this month whether he supported the TWV program and he was generally supportive of the...

Vancouver-based Canadian Tourism Commission gets new CEO

eTurboNews Minister of State, Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture Maxime Bernier noted that experience when making the announcement. The CTC, which is Canada's national tourism...

Canada and US ratify changes to Pacific Salmon Treaty

“These changes to the Pacific Salmon Treaty will help people on both sides of the border benefit from sustainable fishing opportunities for years to come,”...

BC start-ups bound for London as Ottawa expands accelerator program

International Trade Minister Ed Fast announced September 4 Vancouver's Reflex Wireless and Burnaby's INETCO Systems Limited were among the six Canadian companies selected for the...

Federal trade minister Ed Fast weighs in on container trucker dispute

Fast, who spoke to the Surrey Board of Trade on Thursday (August 7), did not want to speculate on another potential port truckers' strike. “Listen,...

Federal trade minister Ed Fast weighs in on container trucker dispute

Fast, who spoke to the Surrey Board of Trade on Thursday (August 7), did not want to speculate on another potential port truckers' strike. “Listen,...

Federal trade minister Ed Fast weighs in on container trucker dispute

Fast, who spoke to the Surrey Board of Trade on Thursday (August 7), did not want to speculate on another potential port truckers' strike. “Listen,...

TFSAs remain Canadian investors' first choice

“In his last budget, [former federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty] estimated that by 2030, the TFSA and other registered plans would permit more than 90%...

TFSAs remain Canadian investors' first choice

“In his last budget, [former federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty] estimated that by 2030, the TFSA and other registered plans would permit more than 90%...

Record harvest has some farmers crying the berry blues

Etsell, who has been leading the push, joined federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and provincial Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick in China last month when China...

Record harvest has some farmers crying the berry blues

Etsell, who has been leading the push, joined federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and provincial Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick in China last month when China...

Canada and US ratify changes to Pacific Salmon Treaty

“These changes to the Pacific Salmon Treaty will help people on both sides of the border benefit from sustainable fishing opportunities for years to come,”...

CMHC's 'zero' consultation generates fear among Granville Island business ...

Robertson opposes CMHC transferring stewardship for the peninsula to PMV, which reports to Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, largely because it lacks experience and community rapport.

CMHC's 'zero' consultation generates fear among Granville Island business ...

Robertson opposes CMHC transferring stewardship for the peninsula to PMV, which reports to Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, largely because it lacks experience and community rapport.

Canada needs law to battle sports match-fixing, Canadian Gaming Summit ...

In April 2010, when he was the minister responsible for BC Lottery Corp., Rich Coleman wrote to federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson to support an...

Weekend read: Canada needs law to battle sports match-fixing, Canadian ...

In April 2010, when he was the minister responsible for BC Lottery Corp., Rich Coleman wrote to federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson to support an...

Tugboat union at Seaspan votes 100% in favour of strike

Vancouver Sun A spokesperson for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 400 told that the next step is to sit down with labour...

Tugboat union at Seaspan votes 100% in favour of strike

A spokesperson for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 400 told that the next step is to sit down with labour minister...

Government to release Site C report May 8

Lucille Jamault, a spokeswoman for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA), said that the panel gave the report to the federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq...

Government to release Site C report May 8

Lucille Jamault, a spokeswoman for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA), said that the panel gave the report to the federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq...

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz leading trade mission in Korea

Minister of Agriculture Gerry Ritz is leading a trade mission in Korea the week of April 14 with the goal of strengthening ties with Asia.

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz leading trade mission in Korea

Minister of Agriculture Gerry Ritz is leading a trade mission in Korea the week of April 14 with the goal of strengthening ties with Asia.

Referendum vote on Northern Gateway pipeline is “heavily tainted,” said MP

Although the environmental assessment panel gave the project conditional approval, federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq and her cabinet colleagues have yet to weigh in with...

BC fending for itself in quest to lure US visitors

Tourism Minister Maxime Bernier's spokesman, Scott French, however, defended the cuts as part of a government-wide approach to control spending and be more efficient. “Following...

BC fending for itself in quest to lure US visitors

Tourism Minister Maxime Bernier's spokesman, Scott French, however, defended the cuts as part of a government-wide approach to control spending and be more efficient. “Following...

BC fending for itself in quest to lure US visitors

Tourism Minister Maxime Bernier's spokesman, Scott French, however, defended the cuts as part of a government-wide approach to control spending and be more efficient. “Following...

New Prosperity opponents, government may have violated Taseko Mines' rights ...

In a judicial review filed last week, Taskeo alleged that separate meetings between mine opponents and federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq as well as Canadian...

MP Greg Rickford named Natural Resources Minister replacing Joe Oliver

The former federal minister of state for science and technology has been sworn in as Minister of Natural Resources, replacing Joe Oliver, who has been...