Major G7 tax agreement only first step toward global deal: Freeland

Canada’s finance minister says a deal reached by G7 countries on establishing a minimum corporate tax and taxing the profits of major multinationals will help end “jurisdiction shopping.” Canada is still planning to implement its own digital services tax, as conversation shifts to broader forums, she says.

Working from home post-pandemic could offer mixed results for women, researchers say

Researchers who examine gender inequities in the workplace say an increase in remote work could benefit female employees, but many warn that it could also hinder their potential advancements in the workplace and exacerbate existing gender gaps.

Minister Ng reports on APEC trade ministers meeting and highlights Canada’s contribution to the APEC Women and the Economy Sub-Fund

Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, concluded her participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting. Hosted by New Zealand and championing the theme Join, Work, Grow. Together, the meeting was held virtually on June 4 and 5, 2021.

Trudeau says Ford trying to ‘deflect’ criticism of Ontario’s COVID-19 response by slamming Ottawa

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is trying to “deflect” criticism of his response to the COVID-19 pandemic by pointing fingers at the federal government’s handling of the country’s borders, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday during a virtual appearance at a seminar held by Ryerson University.

Pope meets 2 Canadian cardinals as calls grow for Catholic Church apology for residential schools

Pope Francis met with both Vatican-based Canadian cardinals on Saturday as the country reels from the discovery of the remains of about 215 children near a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C., run by the Catholic Church.

Government of Canada continues fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

June 5th is the International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing.Illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing poses a serious risk to our global oceans and economy. It threatens the livelihoods of law-abiding fish harvesters and it damages our marine ecosystems, and the countless lifeforms they sustain.

Mangiapane stays in spotlight at hockey worlds, leading Canada to gold-medal game

Canada is heading to the final of the men’s world hockey championship for the fifth time in the past six tournaments after beating the United States 4-2 in Saturday’s first semifinal. The Canadians will play either Finland Germany on Sunday at 1:15 p.m. ET.

Canada’s Pavan, Humana-Paredes advance to semis at Ostrava Beach Open

Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes are moving on to the semifinals at the Ostrava Beach Open in the Czech Republic after a thrilling three-set quarter-final win on Saturday. The Canadians next face the Swiss duo of Anouk Verge-Depre and Joana Heidrich, live streaming on Saturday at CBCSports.ca

The U.S. now likens cyberattacks to terrorism. Here’s what that could mean

The FBI director calls this a 9/11 moment. Cyberattacks on meat processing, oil pipelines, hospitals, and power plants have the U.S. government likening computer crimes to terrorism. A new book asks: How did we get here? And how might we escape this growing threat to our digitally vulnerable world?

The House: Is it past time Canada had an Indigenous governor general?

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc isn’t saying how many names of possible candidates for governor general will be sent to the prime minister — or whether the search committee has been instructed to include a nominee with an Indigenous background.