North America

7th Apr, 2017Jim Carr to cover for Judy Foote

Jim Carr the Minister of Natural Resources is to take on the additional portfolio of Minister of Public Services and Procurement whilst Judy Foote takes a leave of absence. The […] more ->

11th Jan, 2017Canadian PM shuffles ministers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet making six changes. The official press release of the changes as reported on the prime minister’s website is […] more ->

12th Jul, 2016Canada and Ukraine sign Free Trade Agreement

Canada and Ukraine signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), yesterday. The text of the press release published on the Canadian prime minister’s website is […] more ->

1st Jun, 2016Dominic LeBlanc is new Fisheries Minister

Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Canadian Coastguard, Hunter Tootoo, is the first minister to resign from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Cabinet. He was appointed in early November last year […] more ->

20th Apr, 2016Progressive Conservatives seize control of Manitoba

The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba have won control of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba after they defeated the New Democratic Party (NDP) in yesterday’s provincial election. The NDP had […] more ->

19th Apr, 2016Manitoba goes to the polls

Voters in the Canadian province of Manitoba go to the polls today to vote for a new Legislative Assembly with 57 seats. In the 2011 election the New Democratic Party […] more ->

7th Apr, 2016Saskatchewan Party take an easy victory in general election

The centre-right Saskatchewan Party led by Brad Wall achieved a comfortable win in Monday’s general election to the 61 seat Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. They took 51 seats (+2) whilst […] more ->

4th Apr, 2016Saskatchewan goes to the polls today

The centre-right Saskatchewan Party will be hoping that it can make it three victories in a row when voters go to the polls for the 61 seat Legislative Assembly of […] more ->

23rd Mar, 2016FinMin Morneau delivers first Liberal Budget

Canada’s new Finance Minister Bill Morneau has delivered his first budget to parliament. The speech was probably most notable because the new Liberal government failed to meet its promise to […] more ->

5th Dec, 2015Governor General lays out government programme

David Johnston, Governor General of Canada has delivered his ‘Speech from the Throne’ opening the 42nd session of Parliament in Canada and outlining the new Liberal government’s programme. The speech, […] more ->