Lisa Raitt

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Raitt Defends Canada Post Decision

OTTAWA - The demise of door-to-door mail delivery in Canada's urban centres loomed large over a dormant Parliament Hill on Wednesday as critics denounced the timing of a bombshell decision that Conser...
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Awkward?

Awkward? Maybe. A photo of NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, Tory Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford at a Remembrance Day ceremony Monday is starting to pick up steam online. Imgur user a...
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Oil-By-Rail Rules Change

In the wake of reports that oil involved in the Lac-Mégantic explosion was extremely volatile and unstable, Transport Canada has introduced new labelling requirements for shipping oil by rail. Transp...
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Coming To A Stamp Near You

OTTAWA - Canadians will soon be able to send mail marked with a photo of the royal baby.Canada Post has unveiled a stamp featuring Prince George with his parents, Prince William and Kate.The stamp is...
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Where Did They Go?

OTTAWA - The Immigration department isn't sure whether dozens of people who got special temporary permits from the minister's office left the country when they were supposed to, even when the visitors...
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Return To Sender

OTTAWA - The Federal Court has ordered the Harper government to find a new arbitrator in a lingering dispute between Canada Post and its biggest union.In a decision released Wednesday, the court said...
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CP Trains Back On Track Tomorrow?

Striking Canadian Pacific Railway workers could be back at their jobs by Friday afternoon, after legislation to force them back passed the Senate on Thursday evening and received royal assent. In a r...
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Back To Work

OTTAWA - Federal Labour Minister Lisa Raitt on Monday introduced back-to-work legislation in the labour disputes between Air Canada (TSX:AC.B) and its pilots and machinists unions.The bill follows a m...
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Air Canada Workers Rage Against Raitt

MONTREAL - Air Canada employees staged a noisy but orderly protest against the federal government, accusing it of eroding workers' rights.Outside Montreal's Trudeau airport, dozens of members of the I...
Lisa Raitt is currently serving as Canada's Minister of Labour. Raitt was first elected at a Conservative MP in 2008. Previous to becoming Labour Minister, Raitt served as Minister of Natural Resources.