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TRUMP TO PICK UP 90 PERCENT OF PUERTO RICO REBUILDING COSTS


Typically, the federal government pays 75 percent of the costs of rebuilding after disasters... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 643

THE PUERTO RICO CONTRACT'S LACK OF TRANSPARENCY? IT'S NOT UNUSUAL


While that might seem odd for such an ambitious project, such restrictions are far from unusual for procurement contracts with the federal government... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 599

NDP PUSHES LIBERALS TO FOLLOW TRUMP, DECLARE OPIOID CRISIS A NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY


Davies said declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency would allow government to get money out the door quicker... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 1122

TRUDEAU RELUCTANT TO REVEAL TOO MUCH ON QUEBEC'S FACE-COVERING LAW


On Thursday, in Quebec, Trudeau told reporters it's not up to the federal government to challenge Bill 62... READ MORE

22nd October, 2017 2702

THE TORIES ARE IGNORING THE WORSENING CRISES IN SOCIAL CARE, HEALTH AND WELFARE


Faced with the double dilemma of a growing elderly population and chronic underfunding from central government, the social care system in Britain is at breaking point... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 362

OUSTED SOMALI STATE PRESIDENT REINSTATED, DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY


They called on the federal government to nullify the impeachment and re-instate Haaf... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 7

DONALD TRUMP SAYS HE'S TRYING TO SHRINK GOVERNMENT, BUT HE'S REALLY NOT


Giaccio wrote a letter to Trump expressing admiration for Trump's business background and offered to mow the White House lawn... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 275

MARIJUANA NOW ON THE AGENDA WHEN TRUDEAU SITS DOWN WITH PREMIERS NEXT WEEK


Many provinces are nervous about the federal government's timeline of legalizing pot by next July... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 1188

U.S. ENVIRONMENTALISTS SUE TO BLOCK BORDER WALL WITH MEXICO


Three advocacy groups sued the federal government Thursday to block construction of a border wall with Mexico, alleging that the Trump administration overs... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 8

U.S. UNVEILS UPDATED SELF-DRIVING CAR GUIDELINES, TRYING TO CLEAR BARRIERS


The U.S. House voted last week to give the federal government the authority to exempt automakers from safety standards that don't apply to the technology... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 134

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THE KOCH BROTHERS WANT A NEW CONSTITUTION -- AND THEY'RE CLOSER THAN YOU THINK


A balanced budget amendment could wreak havoc on the Maryland economy, which is heavily dependent on federal jobs in nearby Washington, D.C... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 13285

TRUMP'S 'SANCTUARY CITY' FUNDING THREAT COULD COST NYC $7B


The Trump administration plans to cut federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities -- a move that could cost the Big Apple an estimated 7 billion... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 8378

'IT'S AN INCREDIBLE AMOUNT OF MONEY'


The cost to fix the federal government's troubled Phoenix pay system has risen above the original amount spent to implement it... READ MORE

25th May, 2017 7531

CANADA DISCRIMINATES AGAINST CHILDREN ON RESERVES, TRIBUNAL RULES


In a news release, the Canadian Human Rights Commission also applauded the tribunal's ruling... READ MORE

26th January, 2016 5925

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES CAN GO HOME EARLY ON CHRISTMAS EVE


Obama executive order Federal employees can go home early on Christmas Eve... READ MORE

11th December, 2015 5632

CANADIAN JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF FORCIBLY ADOPTED FIRST NATIONS SURVIVORS


Belobaba accepted the argument that the federal government did not consult with indigenous parties before provincial agents moved in to apprehend 16,000 children from Ontario reserves... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 5134

B.C. HIRES OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO BEGIN LEGAL CHALLENGE OF TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE PROJECT


Nearly two dozen conservationist groups and some First Nations are challenging the federal government's approval of the project... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 5107

CHRISTIAN CHURCHES OFFER SANCTUARY TO ASYLUM SEEKERS AFTER WELFARE PAYMENT CUTS


Among them were pregnant women and women that came to Australia for treatment after being sexually assaulted on Nauru... READ MORE

29th August, 2017 3958

BREAKING: FEDERAL COURT DISMISSES FIRST NATIONS SITE C DAM CHALLENGE


The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a lawsuit from two B.C. First Nations trying to prevent the Site C dam project from going ahead... READ MORE

24th January, 2017 3920

FEDERAL ADVERTISING 'BLACKLIST' OF WEBSITES INCLUDES FAR-RIGHT OUTLETS


- Official criteria for excluding websites from receiving federal government ads For maximum safety, the whitelist is used in conjunction with a blacklist filter, the document says... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 3142

B.C. STRIKES 'UNPRECEDENTED' DEAL WITH KINDER MORGAN TO GREEN-LIGHT TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE EXPANSION


B.C. strikes 'unprecedented' deal with Kinder Morgan to green-light Trans Mountain pipeline expansion... READ MORE

12th January, 2017 2834

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO DOWNSIZE FAILING CANADA.CA PROJECT


A 1.54-million contract for a new content management system, where all government websites would be moved, was awarded to Adobe in 2015... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 2173

ANGER OVER LIMITED RESPONSE TO HOSTILE MILITIA TAKEOVER OF US GOVERNMENT BUILDING


'Oregon Under Attack' Anger over limited response to hostile militia takeover of US government building... READ MORE

4th January, 2016 2162

B.C. GOVERNMENT FAILED TO PROPERLY CONSULT FIRST NATIONS ON NORTHERN GATEWAY PIPELINE, COURT RULES


B.C. government failed to properly consult First Nations on pipeline, court rules... READ MORE

14th January, 2016 1476

LULULEMON WARNS IT MIGHT MOVE HQ OUT OF VANCOUVER


Lululemon athletica inc. says because of the temporary foreign worker's program it might be forced to move its headquarters out of vancouver. tina lovgreen cbc... READ MORE

21st October, 2016 1366

THESE AMERICANS MAY SUFFER THE MOST FROM A TRUMP HIRING FREEZE


The federal government has played an important role in the economic advancement of black Americans, who comprise 18 percent of federal workers... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 1069

B.C.'S HEALTH-CARE DEAL WITH FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INCLUDES CASH FOR OPIOID CRISIS


Leaves four provinces outside of the deal offered by the federal government Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and Alberta... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 1020

THE LAW IS CLEAR: STATES CANNOT REJECT SYRIAN REFUGEES


If these states maintain their opposition despite the law's clarity, it is highly likely that the federal government could seek a court order overriding the governors... READ MORE

23rd November, 2015 829

ARMED PROTEST AT US WILDLIFE BUILDING


Critics of the federal government say it often oversteps its authority over land use... READ MORE

4th January, 2016 708

ONE IN 16 REFUGEES TO BE PAID FOR BY PRIVATE SPONSORS


It is the Turnbull Government's responsibility to meet the costs of Australia's humanitarian program... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 679

FEDERAL GOVT SPENDS OVER $1BN A YEAR ON PR - OFFICIAL REPORT


In 2015 alone, the federal government paid 999 million on advertising and public relations, according to a study released by the Government Accountability Office on Wednesday... READ MORE

7th October, 2016 621

FILM DOCUMENTS TINY CAPE BRETON VILLAGE'S BATTLE FOR SURVIVAL WITH OTTAWA


Even though the wall was built by the federal government in the 1940s, Ottawa was refusing to help with the repairs... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 611

SUNSTEIN WHEN AMERICA SAYS YES TO GOVERNMENT


In recent years the federal government has adopted a large number of soft interventions that are meant to change behavior without mandates and bans... READ MORE

19th June, 2015 553

LET THE MARKET TAKE CARE OF INFRASTRUCTURE


Few of the problems with America's infrastructure networks are the result of an alleged lack of federal spending... READ MORE

22nd November, 2016 538

FINANCIAL CALAMITY DECLARED IN RIO WEEKS BEFORE OLYMPICS, BUT GAMES WILL GO ON


On Friday morning, Rio state Finance Minister Julio Bueno said that if the state were a company, it would enter into judicial recovery... READ MORE

18th June, 2016 502

VALCARTIER MILITARY BASE TO TAKE IN SYRIAN REFUGEES


Quebec has already committed to bringing in 3,600 refugees -- a number that could jump to 5,700 when the federal government eventually releases its plan... READ MORE

19th November, 2015 499

PRESSURE RAMPING UP FOR FEDS, PROVINCE TO ENSURE WORLD CLASS SPILL RESPONSE


The federal government has the jurisdictional authority over Canada's coastline, including oil spill response... READ MORE

7th November, 2016 458

'A WASTE OF POLICE TIME'


'Charging people for having some marijuana is a waste of police time, a waste of court time and a waste of tax dollars.'... READ MORE

23rd April, 2016 431

PSAC REQUESTS MEDIATOR FOR BARGAINING WITH FEDERAL GOVERNMENT


PSAC, which represents a majority of federal government workers, has been trying to negotiate a new collective agreement for 28 months... READ MORE

11th November, 2016 427

EX-PRESIDENT OF BIRD BREEDER ASSOCIATION BUSTED FOR ILLEGAL COCKFIGHTING


Thomas Carrano's passion for life is the protection of heritage gaming birds... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 422


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