Tag: Spending

Justin Trudeau touts CBC spending as remedy to financial woes facing news outlets

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is touting Ottawa’s investments in the CBC as one remedy to the financial crisis that has hit Canadian news organizations, forcing newspaper closures and newsroom cutbacks. In question period Wednesday, NDP MP Tracey Ramsey pointblank asked the prime minister about cuts announced earlier this week at the Toronto Star that included…

Ottawa spending $80M for research on preventing, studying oil spills

By The Canadian Press Mon., Dec. 18, 2017 HALIFAX—The federal government is spending $ 80 million on oil spill research, looking at how to prevent spills as well as their effect on the marine environment. Treasury Board President Scott Brison announced the funding at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Halifax on Monday for federal…