National Newswatch

Trump front and centre as talk of trade, jobs emerges on campaign trail

Sep 14 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A familiar U.S. face finally showed up front and centre Saturday on the federal campaign trail: Donald Trump. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh promised to go toe-to-toe with the mercurial, unpredictable American president just as Justin Trudeau's Liberals released a new English-language ad touting their own record in confronting the White House during last year's tension-fraught free trade […]

Trump front and centre as talk of trade, jobs emerges on campaign trail

Sep 14 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A familiar U.S. face finally showed up front and centre Saturday on the federal campaign trail: Donald Trump. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh promised to go toe-to-toe with the mercurial, unpredictable American president just as Justin Trudeau's Liberals released a new English-language ad touting their own record in confronting the White House during last year's tension-fraught free trade […]

Trump front and centre as talk of trade, jobs emerges on campaign trail

Sep 14 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A familiar U.S. face finally showed up front and centre Saturday on the federal campaign trail: Donald Trump. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh promised to go toe-to-toe with the mercurial, unpredictable American president just as Justin Trudeau's Liberals released a new English-language ad touting their own record in confronting the White House during last year's tension-fraught free trade […]

Federal response to ‘gig’ workers hindered by unreliable data, documents say

Sep 9 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A newly released government document shows that federal officials feel stymied by data roadblocks in their bid to help policymakers tackle a growing political concern about the country's "gig" economy. Documents obtained by The Canadian Press under the Access to Information Act show federal officials were leery of the reliability of existing data on […]

Federal response to ‘gig’ workers hindered by unreliable data, documents say

Sep 9 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A newly released government document shows that federal officials feel stymied by data roadblocks in their bid to help policymakers tackle a growing political concern about the country's "gig" economy. Documents obtained by The Canadian Press under the Access to Information Act show federal officials were leery of the reliability of existing data on […]

Federal response to ‘gig’ workers hindered by unreliable data, documents say

Sep 9 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A newly released government document shows that federal officials feel stymied by data roadblocks in their bid to help policymakers tackle a growing political concern about the country's "gig" economy. Documents obtained by The Canadian Press under the Access to Information Act show federal officials were leery of the reliability of existing data on […]

Health Canada eyes private-sector cash to fund opioids solution

Sep 6 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Health Canada is hoping to use private-sector dollars to fight opioid addiction because "conventional efforts are not enough" to address the national health crisis, newly released documents reveal. For months, the department has been quietly considering a pay-for-performance project to see if specific help targeted at a small group of opioid addicts reduces their dependence on the drug, improves their health and, […]

Health Canada eyes private-sector cash to fund opioids solution

Sep 6 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Health Canada is hoping to use private-sector dollars to fight opioid addiction because "conventional efforts are not enough" to address the national health crisis, newly released documents reveal. For months, the department has been quietly considering a pay-for-performance project to see if specific help targeted at a small group of opioid addicts reduces their dependence on the drug, improves their health and, […]

Health Canada eyes private-sector cash to fund opioids solution

Sep 6 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Health Canada is hoping to use private-sector dollars to fight opioid addiction because "conventional efforts are not enough" to address the national health crisis, newly released documents reveal. For months, the department has been quietly considering a pay-for-performance project to see if specific help targeted at a small group of opioid addicts reduces their dependence on the drug, improves their health and, […]