NDP Wants Parliament Debate On Wheat Board Sale
next week on the sale of the Canadian Wheat Board to foreign
On Wednesday the Harper government announced it was selling a
majority stake in the CWB to G3 Global Grains.
The company is a joint venture of the Canadian wing of the
American agribusiness firm Bunge and Saudi Agriculture and Livestock
Investment Company Canada.
Winnipeg MP Pat Martin says the debate is needed because the
government dismissed a bid that came directly from Canadian farmers.
against his young stepdaughter.
The accused, who can't be named to protect the identity of the
now 16-year-old victim, learned his fate following a trial earlier
The man is to be sentenced on July 13th and remains free on bail
with conditions including having no contact with the victim or any
children under the age of 16.
He is also subject to a curfew.
spending the weekend in a Las Vegas jail.
The 32-year-old native of Melville, Saskatchewan was arrested
yesterday for suspected cocaine possession.
Police say he was taken into custody at a pool complex at the
MGM Grand Hotel.
Stoll is an unrestricted free agent after spending the last seven
seasons with the Kings, where he won Stanley Cups in 2012 and 2014.
Prior to that, he played five seasons with the Edmonton Oilers.
Tuesday afternoon by Finance Minister Joe Oliver will show a
The parliamentary budget office says the government will post a
surplus of $3.4 billion for the fiscal year that ended on the
first of this month -- a full year ahead of schedule.
And, the office predicts a surplus next year as well.
The last six budgets tabled by the Harper government contained
which causes global warming, rose 1.5 per cent between 2012 and
However, it adds per-capita emissions have been declining.
The department says Alberta's emissions in 2013 were more than
Ontario and Quebec combined.
Under the Copenhagen Accord signed six years ago, Canada
committed to reduce its emissions by 17 per cent below 2005 levels