Ontario Takes Further Action to Increase Housing Supply By Extending Strong Mayor Powers to 26 Additional Municipalities
This morning, following a meeting with Ontario’s Big City Mayors, the Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, announced that Strong Mayor Powers will be extended to 26 additional municipalities.
Federal Liberals Introduce C-50: the Canadian Sustainable Jobs Act
Yesterday, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, introduced Bill C-50 entitled “An Act respecting accountability, transparency and engagement to support the creation of sustainable jobs for workers and economic growth in a net-zero economy” (Canadian Sustainable Jobs Act).
Canada Launches Two Consultations on Zero Plastic Waste
Yesterday afternoon, Environment and Climate Change Canada announced two documents in support of its zero plastic waste agenda and will launch public consultations for feedback on Canada's approach to reducing and managing plastic pollution.
Department of Finance Releases Blueprint for Canada Innovation Corporation
Yesterday we learned that the Government of Canada will establish an innovation agency to drive Canadian business investment in research and development and foster economic growth. The Sussex team takes a look at what this could mean.