Federal spending does fuel inflation, but it’s worth the hit: Desjardins – National

Federal spending does fuel inflation, but it’s worth the hit: Desjardins – National

A new report calls on Ottawa to stick to its spending plans amid criticism that the federal government isn’t doing enough to combat surging inflation, while some experts suggest policymakers could crack down on price gouging without adding fuel to the fire. Decades-high inflation levels in Canada have turned up the political heat on Ottawa … Read more

Trudeau criticizes Alberta’s response to opioid crisis during Edmonton visit

Trudeau criticizes Alberta’s response to opioid crisis during Edmonton visit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau criticized the Alberta government Tuesday for not addressing the opioid epidemic in ways that have proven to be effective elsewhere. “As a government we’ve continued to push for safe consumption sites,” Trudeau said at the old Mercer Warehouse, where he promoted his Liberal government’s budget plan to relax tax laws for … Read more