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April 10, 2018 9:24 PM China wants no 'progressive' elements in any free trade deal with Canada: envoy

China's ambassador says his country firmly rejects Canada's attempts to entrench labour standards in a free trade pact. Envoy Lu Shaye says Canada's so-called progressive trade agenda has no place in a free trade agreement. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was unable to persuade China's leaders to formally entrench labour, gender, environment and governance 7

March 14, 2018 1:02 PM ECMA nomination withdrawal highlights debate of who is Métis

Maxim Cormier's nod in the Indigenous Artist of the Year category was withdrawn last week The East Coast Music Awards decision to withdraw the nomination of a Cape Breton guitarist in the Indigenous Artist of the Year category is drawing criticism from a group that says the association has no business deciding who is Indigenous. The ECMA's board of directors 24

March 8, 2018 6:37 PM Investing in firms with women at the top can ease volatility, study says

Firms with more gender diversity among managers have consistently seen lower share-price swings, Bank of America said in a report. The study also looked at female participation on company boards, which has been “steadily improving” over the last decade but “still has a long way to go.” Just 11 per cent of the S&P 500 have at least one-third of their 25

February 17, 2018 3:22 PM Trudeau's vow on Indigenous rights is 'long time coming,' says royal commission co-chair

No surprise, then, that the co-chair of RCAP, Georges Erasmus, was watching closely this week when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government intended to renew the relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples by fully recognizing Indigenous rights. "The affirmation of Aboriginal and treaty rights is a long time coming.… It needs to be done," said Erasmus 55

February 14, 2018 1:33 PM Trudeau government to create new legal framework for Indigenous people

Framework would cover reserves and systems of governance, CBC has learned The federal government will create a legal framework to guarantee the rights of Indigenous people in Canada, CBC News/Radio-Canada has learned. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make the announcement in the House of Commons just after question period today. While Indigenous and treaty 32

February 13, 2018 5:37 PM Aimia investor may push for sale or changes to Aeroplan operator’s management

NEW YORK—Mittleman Brothers has taken a stake in Aimia Inc. and says it may push for changes to the Canadian loyalty-card provider’s management or board as well as seek a sale of all or part of the company. The investment firm first disclosed in September a stake in Aimia, which runs Air Canada’s loyalty program Aeroplan. Last week, Mittleman said it had increased 24

February 6, 2018 9:00 AM Eliminating criminal penalties for all drug use is a logical evolution of Canada's drug policy

Portugal decriminalized drug use years ago. Canada should follow suit British Columbia has declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, though so far the federal government has not followed suit — even while our neighbour to the south made the announcement back in October. Around the same time, Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to the minister 29

December 28, 2017 7:23 PM Sobey families consolidate Empire voting shares into single holding company

STELLARTON, N.S.—The three branches of the Sobey family that control Canada’s second-largest grocery business have decided to put all of their Class B shares of Empire Co. Ltd. into a single holding company. The president of the new holding company, Stewart Mahoney, says the three families believe the new governance structure will be a better way to administer 31

October 29, 2017 11:33 PM David Murray resigns as Pitt Meadows councillor following sexual assault conviction

Mayor John Becker asked for resignation Sunday during meeting Pitt Meadows Mayor John Becker says Councillor David Murray has resigned from city council. Murray was convicted of sexual assault last week and pressure was growing for the politician to give up his seat. Becker says he asked to meet with Murray over the issue. They met Sunday and Becker 29

October 29, 2017 4:34 PM LATEST: Kenyan opposition leader Odinga wants new vote

Nairobi - Warning that Kenya is in "grave danger," opposition leader Raila Odinga said in an interview with The Associated Press on Sunday that the country's repeat presidential election was a sham and that a new vote should be held within 90 days. Low voter turnout in the election on Thursday, a repeat of an August election, indicated that the process 35