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‘Good luck, have the Scotch ready’: Defence Department struggled to meet planning expectations into 2013

DND spending authority for new projects was capped at $1 million until last month: Analyst.


Politics and personality: How countries campaign to lead global groups

International respect, high-level intervention key for successful campaign. 'It gets pretty intense.'


Plenty of foreign interest in Canadian natural gas—for now

Gas extraction projects are free from the foreign ownership restriction imposed on the oil sands. But their future profitability is not guaranteed.


Canada, EU prepare September summit, raising hopes for CETA

Top negotiators have been meeting in Brussels this week to hammer out what are now described as remaining legalistic issues.


Canada warms to mining-hotspot Madagascar

Fast first Canadian minister to visit post-coup Indian Ocean nation.


Some should be more equal than others in visa policy: Analyst

No tears for applicants after government reforms: Kurland.


Decarbonization, growth both possible in Canada: UN report

Emissions in Canada would need to drop nearly 90 per cent from 2010 levels by 2050.


Boutique firm helps shape Canada's labour market debate

Centre for Spatial Economics has delivered labour market projections to nearly every province.


RCMP gave thumbs up to stalled plan for FBI agents in Canada

Controversial program still in limbo almost four years after ministers first agreed.


Canada pitched trade deal in principle to Caribbean Community: Sources

Deadline passes as Caribbean nations hash out details.


‘Battle lines are being drawn’ in Francophonie leadership race

Michaëlle Jean courts African votes at Ottawa Francophonie parliamentary summit.


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June 4, 2014

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