Bill Morneau

Federal deficit at $5.9-billion halfway through fiscal year

The federal government ran a deficit of $5.9-billion over the first half of its fiscal year, a more modest dive into the red than that of the same period one year ago.<p>Between April and September of the 2016-17 fiscal year, the Liberals ran a deficit of $7.8-billion.<p>For September alone, the …

Economy

Evening Brief: Apologies, heckling and flaps

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Canada

Nov. 24: Housing dreams. Plus other letters to the editor

<i>Letters to the Editor should be exclusive to The Globe and Mail. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. Try to keep letters to fewer than 150 words. Letters may be edited for length and clarity. To submit a letter by e-mail, click here:</i> …

Canada

Passive income changes could net feds $6 billion, PBO says

Report says 2.5% of Canadian-controlled private corporations would be affected<p>Parliament's spending watchdog says Liberal changes to passive …

Incorporated

Why Canada’s Real Estate Market Is Becoming Too Big to Fail

It was all about to come crashing down.That’s the conclusion one would draw from reading the Canadian business press in the spring of 2017, which, …

Real Estate

ANALYSIS: national housing plan will help thousands one day but this week it helped Trudeau’s Liberals

It made perfect sense, of course, to unveil the country’s first-ever National Housing Strategy on National Housing Day.<p>And that’s just what the …

Canada

Nov. 23: CRA’s abysmal service. Plus other letters to the editor

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Canada Revenue Agency

Bill who? Canadians might not know the finance minister's name, but they know what they think of him

Open-ended polling has often shown Canadians are not very familiar with the people running government<p>In 2015's Canadian Election Study, an academic …

Canada

Getting soaked

The only way to describe it is ‘prison’. The mutual fund prison. Salesguys who masquerade as financial advisors love it. Because it works.This is …

Finance

PBO

OTTAWA — The Finance Ministry’s recent amendments to its contentious tax proposals will significantly reduce the number of private corporations …

Canadian News

Morning Brief: Free-speech flame-out and a housing plan with a hitch

Did Kirsty Duncan side with the censors? — Trudeau makes housing announcement in Toronto — Jurors need more support — The Hill's controversial ice …

Canada

Tories to challenge Morneau to 'reveal' more details on personal finances

PM to PEI, NL — Conservatives to put Morneau’s assets back in the spotlight — NDP MP to reveal whether she’ll fight for vote on abandoned vessels …

Canada

Netflix tossed into Quebec maelstrom after inking $500 million deal with Trudeau

Netflix Inc. is getting a taste of Canadian identity politics.<p>Quebec’s political and media establishment is pummeling the American video-streaming …

Canadian News

Morneau's tax proposals still need work despite changes, critics insist

The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness came together to oppose the tax-reform plan<p>A coalition of industry associations says Bill Morneau must …

Small Business

We're still not happy with Morneau's pared-back tax plan: Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness

The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness still isn't happy with Bill Morneau's pared-back tax plan. The Coalition is asking the federal …

Business (Canada)

Globe editorial: Trying to understand the Finance Minister’s blind spot

Followers of federal politics continue to struggle to understand how it is that Finance Minister Bill Morneau, who is not an unintelligent man, and who is surrounded and supported by individuals of acute political savvy, arranged his affairs so as to put himself in a position where he has become …

Greece

'Treated like a terrorist:' Edmontonians urge federal government to fix no-fly system

'The customer service representative said I should change my name back to my maiden name'<p>An Edmonton university graduate and a professional planner …

Canada

In the news today, Nov. 22

Eight stories in the news for Tuesday, Nov. 22<p>——<p><b>LIBERALS TO UNVEIL NATIONAL HOUSING STRATEGY</b><p>The federal government will unveil its highly anticipated …

Canadian News

Activists say Ottawa should deliver housing funds over two years, instead of 11

Demonstrators organized across Toronto on Wednesday, demanding more social housing for the cities most vulnerable population.

Canadian News

Morneau's millions, military hardship pay top list of Tory supply day motions

Should the Conservatives show their support for Canadian soldiers by urging the Liberals to drop their plan to impose new limits on the annual …

Omar Khadr

The Justin Trudeau Lovefest Gets a Reality Check

So far, Canada has largely avoided the kind of populist upheaval that put Donald Trump in the White House, undercut Chancellor Angela Merkel, and …

Business

Cape Breton physician who supported proposed tax changes removed from board of Doctors Nova Scotia

A Cape Breton physician who has supported the federal government’s proposed tax changes has been removed from the board of directors of Doctors Nova …

Canadian News

Stuck on hold: The AG's report and a government that can't get things done

Whenever politicians circulate the text of their speeches in advance, they often include a disclaimer: “Check against delivery.”<p>Auditor General …

Canada Revenue Agency

5 things to know on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017

In the first question period since a formal investigation was launched, examining Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s sponsorship of Bill C-27, he faced …

Canadian News

COMMENTARY: Do ethics in government exist?

As Global News pointed out in a story yesterday, there are no less than two investigations ongoing regarding conflicts of interest by Prime Minister …

Justin Trudeau

New audits on Syrian refugee resettlement, Phoenix drop as Ottawa reveals federal pot regulation plan

AG releases findings on Phoenix phiasco, Syrian refugee resettlement — Grey Cup arrives on the Hill — New details on federal pot regulation plans<p>Good …

Canada

TransCanada vows review of KXL; RBC deemed too big to fail

Noah Zivitz<p>Managing Editor, BNN<p>Follow|Archive<p>The ball is in TransCanada’s court after a Nebraska panel voted 3-2 to green-light the company’s …

Business (Canada)

Politics Briefing: How well known are Trudeau’s ministers?

<b>Good morning,</b><p>Quick! Pop quiz. No Googling.<p>Who's the federal defence minister?<p>Who's the minister of health?<p>And who's responsible for international development and La Francophonie?<p>If you only got one of the above – congratulations! You are like most Canadians. (If you got two or three, well, you are …

Canada

Late edition: 5 things to know on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

Get ready for an actual winter, a Quebec judge’s lack of judgment, Bill Morneau returns to the hot seat, World Children’s Day, and Anne Murray’s …

Prince Philip

Evening Brief: Pay pain, pardons and parties at Pearson

<b>Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by the new Chamber of Marine Commerce who are currently looking for a Senior Director of Government and</b> …

Canada