Entries tagged with “federal government”.

The federal government is making it illegal to damage the habitat of critically endangered killer whales off the coast of B.C. – and a coalition of environmental groups is taking credit.

The federal government will talk with the provinces and territories as it crafts a new plan to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, federal Environment Minister Jim Prentice said in Whitehorse on Tuesday.

Montreal-based CAE will build state-of-the-art flight simulators for the Canadian Forces as part of a 20-year deal worth nearly $330 million, the federal government announced Friday.

The federal government has put out a call for information about software that doesn’t cost anything to license, leading to speculation that government departments could soon be making more use of open-source software.

Delays in the $1.4-billion refurbishment of the Point Lepreau, N.B., nuclear power plant are hitting Canadians in the wallet, according to new documents released by the federal government.