Canada's Auditor General: Government results need to be improved
“Even when government identifies a problem, it takes too long to develop and implement solutions," said Canada's Auditor General Michael Ferguson as he presented his Fall 2013 Report on Tuesday, November 26, 2013.
In a wide ranging report that examined Canadian government activities, the Auditor General focused on issues such as oversight of rail safety, Canada's food recall system, ...
A Canadian environmental group is pleased that an international commission has approved keeping an existing quota for western Atlantic Bluefin tuna. Last year Canada stood alone in asking that the quota be raised by 250 more tonnes, even though the species was under consideration for inclusion on Canada’s own Species at Risk Act.
Phil Fontaine appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada
Phil Fontaine, the former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada last week. The honour, "recognizes a lifetime of achievement and merit of a high degree, especially in service to Canada or to humanity at large".
Fontaine, the longest-serving Chief, is honoured for his work ...
Canada will appeal WTO ruling on seal products ban.
The World Trade Organization has ruled today that the w010 European Union ban on Canadian seal products could stand.
The WTO said that while the ban broke a particular trade regulation by treating seals differently than other products, it ruled that the EU could ban certain products on ethical grounds in conjunction with a “public morals” clause..