Stephen Harper


  • PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Oct 2 Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 5:59 AM ET

    *A witness before Quebec's corruption probe sketched out an elaborate portrait of bribes and kickbacks reaching from major Montreal construction firms to top city employees and into the political party of Mayor Gérald Tremblay.

  • *NDP says China's Politburo names CNOOC's officers. OTTAWA, Oct 2- Canada's main opposition party urged the Conservative government on Tuesday not to rubber-stamp a bid by China's CNOOC Ltd to buy oil company Nexen Inc without public consultations, saying opinion had hardened against the deal.

  • OTTAWA, Oct 1- The Canadian government has decided it can squeeze more cost savings from its operations despite billions of dollars of already announced spending cuts, the cabinet minister in charge, Treasury Board President Tony Clement, told Reuters on Monday.