Bill Morneau

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says imposing hard and fast rules about who can receive federal aid to weather the economic shock from COVID-19 was the only way to get the money out the door quickly
The federal government is waiving the monthly rent paid by airport authorities to Transport Canada for the rest of the year as revenues plummet amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Finance Minister Bill Morneau said the measure allows companies to temporarily let go of workers to cut payroll costs and leave money in the affected employees' pockets
Earlier in the day, the U.S. Federal Reserve pumped vastly more money, US$1.5T, into American financial markets, which did little to stop the bleeding on North American stock markets
The mayors are asking for help to fund zero-emission transit fleets and a top-up to the depleted disaster mitigation and adaptation fund that helps municipalities deal with severe flooding
Canadian bank executives are sharing their 2020 priorities today after a year that saw them grapple with layoffs, an increase in insolvencies and talk of an impending recession
The federal government plans to move quickly to approve the updated North American free-trade deal and is sifting the parliamentary calendar to find the right date, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says
The federal Liberal government expects to sink deeper into the red this year, thanks to a federal budget Tuesday that's laden with election-year spending measures fuelled by a windfall of
Finance Minister Bill Morneau will release the Trudeau government's final budget of its mandate Tuesday, just seven months before the next federal election.