Jesse Snyder, SudburyStar

Jesse Snyder


Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Jesse:

Trudeau outlines $19 billion in COVID-19 relief spending for provinces and municipalities

People familiar with the announcement said Ottawa has now received agreements from all provinces and territories on the spending plan → Read More

Trudeau set to outline $19B COVID-19 relief program for provinces and municipalities

People familiar with the announcement said Ottawa has now received agreements from all provinces and territories on the spending plan → Read More

Trump drops aluminum tariffs, sets new trade thresholds just as Ottawa readies response

The move significantly cools off a revived trade spat between the two countries → Read More

Heritage minister takes hard line against Facebook's 'bullying attitudes' amid news sharing spat

Steven Guilbeault has repeatedly signalled a desire to introduce forcing U.S. tech giants to pay news outlets for the content shared on their platforms → Read More

Oil and gas execs say they will play key role in energy transition as Ottawa readies spending plan

'The ability of the industry to be a real partner in Canada's climate ambitions is overlooked,' one CEO said → Read More

Ottawa likely to face pressure from Google, Facebook on news sharing rules following threats against Australia

Media outlets have argued for years that U.S. digital firms have been siphoning ad revenue from them, generating revenues from content they did not create or pay for → Read More

New Conservative leader O'Toole says party 'ready' for possible election as confidence vote looms

O’Toole also sought to downplay his appetite to send Canadians to the ballot box, 'I'm not here for an election. I'm here for the relaunch of our economy' → Read More

Ottawa runs $120B deficit in just three months as Canadian economy craters

The staggering deficit comes as new numbers shows the Canadian economy shrinking by a record-high 38 per cent in the same period → Read More

Restaurants make plea for government support as over half of eateries face bankruptcy in next three months

The pleas come as the federal government has stuck to a safety-oriented message, while giving far less oxygen to looming concerns around economic recovery → Read More

Extension of COVID-19 spending programs until 2021 a 'credibility risk' for Canada, economists say

'The more we make these programs feel quasi-permanent, the more there will be a harsher, more critical look at this spending ... it suddenly becomes a structural deficit' → Read More

Mining group, once a key backer of Bill C-69, now has 'deteriorating confidence' in new project assessment regime

The Mining Association of Canada said it was 'extremely disappointed' with the minister's decision to subject a B.C. coal mine expansion project to federal review → Read More

Liberals extend CERB by one month as part of $37B pandemic relief spending package

The employment minister said the decision to delay the new EI program and benefits, and extend CERB, was to give voters plenty of time to prepare for the changes → Read More

Liberals giving $23 million to manufacturing giant 3M in effort to bolster domestic COVID-19 mask supply

The public funds will be used to expand manufacturing capabilities at 3M’s existing operations in Brockville, Ont., where the firm currently manufactures tape and other supplies → Read More

New finance minister Chrystia Freeland in difficult spot between fiscal restraint, broader social spending

Freeland takes on the role as the federal government prepares to post a $343B deficit next year, dwarfing any fiscal shortfalls previously seen in Canadian history → Read More

Lawyers to serve thousands of pages of evidence in opposition to Liberal firearms ban

'Statements of the Liberal Party and the cabinet members who made this decision to ban these guns is not factually correct' → Read More

Employment minister says millions of Canadians will be 'seamlessly' transitioned from CERB to EI by month's end

The CERB program has been criticized for being overly generous at $2,000 per month, creating a disincentive for some recipients to return to work → Read More

Government seeks to clarify updated $80B wage subsidy program amid complexity concerns

Experts say small businesses are confused about which of their employees might be eligible for the subsidy, for example, based on whether they are considered 'arms-length' or not → Read More

Lawsuits pile up in legal battle against Liberal government's "unconstitutional" firearms ban

Lawyers representing the applicants say the five lawsuits could potentially be consolidated into a single constitutional challenge, which would amount to one of the largest legal cases involving firearms in recent memory → Read More

Ottawa's retaliatory tariffs on U.S.-made aluminum could hit everything from washing machines to golf clubs

Government officials estimate the Canadian tariffs will amount to roughly $3.6B on imported raw aluminum and aluminum products. They will come into force Sept. 16 → Read More

Folding CERB into EI could come at major fiscal cost, burden private sector, businesses say

Winding down CERB is one of the single-biggest challenges facing the Trudeau government, as it seeks to wean Canadians off of financial assistance programs → Read More