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Parliament returns with Liberals focused on Ukraine, Tories trained on carbon price

Parliament returns with Liberals focused on Ukraine, Tories trained on carbon price

Jan 29, 2024 | 9:21am
The Liberals intend to move quickly to get a Ukraine free-trade bill back up for debate and pressure the Conservatives to support it as MPs return to the House of Commons today following the Christmas break. The legislation to implement an updated free-trade agreement between Canada and Ukraine became unexpected political fodder in the fall when the Conservatives voted […]
Carbon price carve-out for heating oil muddied waters in Senate on other bill: Simons

Carbon price carve-out for heating oil muddied waters in Senate on other bill: Simons

Nov 16, 2023 | 4:53am
A Conservative private member’s bill to exempt more fuel used by farmers from the carbon price is stirring up intense lobbying efforts in the Senate, and leaving the Liberals on the verge of being forced to carve up their signature climate policy even more. Alberta Sen. Paula Simons said that the effort to convince senators […]