Sir John A. Macdonald’s Tories in 1867 are the only other party to form government after receiving less than 35 per cent of the popular vote.
Ottawa imposed new regulatory hurdles that led to TransCanada scuttling its Energy East project.
Program spending this fiscal year will reach $320.2 billion.
Just six months into its 2018/19 plan, the government upped spending by $8 billion.
Proposed legislation would radically revise the process of environmental assessment for major infrastructure projects including pipelines.
Capital investment in Canada’s oil and natural gas in 2017 was down 44 per cent from 2014.
The Democratic takeover of the House likely won’t affect U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum exports.
The plan doesn’t account for job losses, lower wages and reduced investment when calculating the impacts of the carbon tax on Canadian households.
The new deal reportedly jettisons environmental obligations that were part of the last four U.S. trade deals.