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January 18, 2018 8:56 am gmt |
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Australia has filed a trade complaint that accuses Canada of placing “discriminatory” rules on the sales of imported wine. The formal objection, lodged with the World Trade Organization (WTO), follows a similar complaint made by the US last year. Australia says regulations in Canada unfai...
In Canada
January 15, 2018 12:33 pm gmt |
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A few days after announcing a new branch in Switzerland, China’s mining giant Bitmain Technologies is considering another expansion – this time in Canada’s Quebec province. According to a report by Reuters, Bitmain is looking at potential mining sites in Quebec and has already begun discussions...
In Canada
January 13, 2018 11:10 am gmt |
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French authorities have dropped terrorism charges against a Lebanese-Canadian who was suspected of taking part in an attack in Paris in 1980 and have ordered his immediate release. But Hassan Diab’s legal ordeal may not be over just yet, with an appeal of the decision very likely and the fact he does...
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January 12, 2018 6:05 am gmt |
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The threat of the United States quitting NAFTA has to be taken seriously, Canada’s foreign minister said on Thursday (January 11), even as Ottawa prepares creative ideas to unblock talks to update the tri-nation treaty. Chrystia Freeland said the U.S. administration had repeatedly stated it cou...
In Canada
January 9, 2018 9:21 am gmt |
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Two adults and two children died of a house fire in Oshawa city of Canadian Ontario province Monday morning. Around 8 a.m. Monday, the tragic event happened at a three-story rooming house in which some 11 people were living. Oshawa Fire Chief Derrick Clark told a press conference Monday noon that the...
In Canada
January 8, 2018 10:58 am gmt |
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Niagara Falls has partially frozen and transformed into a winter wonderland after many days of frigid cold. A cold front has been battering southern Canada and the northern United States since Dec 26, 2017, with the Niagara region that straddles the international border between the two countries bein...
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December 30, 2017 8:34 am gmt |
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Bone-chilling weather has been hitting Canada, with the Toronto Star reporting on Friday (December 29) that the daytime high was expected to reach minus 10 degrees Celsius (14 degrees Fahrenheit) but that it will actually feel like 23 below Celsius (nearly minus 10 degrees Fahrenheit). Toronto reside...
In Canada
December 26, 2017 10:17 am gmt |
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A flourishing relationship between India and Canada ought to be a no-brainer given the common threads that run through the two democracies. Instead, this underperforming engagement continues to be a head-scratcher for analysts on both sides. That could change with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trude...
In Canada
December 25, 2017 10:58 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is asking Canadians to reach out to their neighbours as they celebrate the holidays. In his annual Christmas address to the nation, Trudeau urges people to make a difference, by volunteering, lending a hand to someone or simply listening to others. Trudeau says Canadians...
In Canada
December 24, 2017 11:38 am gmt |
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Weather disturbances across Canada are threatening to make Christmas travel difficult during the next few days. Heavy snow and high winds are expected across the Atlantic Provinces and parts of Quebec, freezing rain will drizzle down in Ontario, and bitter cold will affect northern areas of British C...
In Canada
December 23, 2017 10:10 am gmt |
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Thousands of Canadians attended a memorial service for Toronto pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife Honey Sherman on Thursday, less than a week after news of their mysterious deaths shocked the nation. The service was attended by Canada’s elite, including Prime Minister Justin...
In Canada
December 18, 2017 10:25 am gmt |
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Toronto homicide detectives have taken over the investigation of the deaths of billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey, as authorities identified the couple as the two people found dead in a north Toronto mansion on Friday. Police called the deaths of the pharmaceutical magnate and his wife sus...
In Canada
December 17, 2017 9:50 am gmt |
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A meteorologist with Environment Canada says the first “major” snowstorm of the season in Newfoundland and Labrador has covered part of the province in a thick layer of snow. Rodney Barney said blizzard and winter storm warnings have been issued in parts of the Avalon Peninsula and around...
In Canada
December 16, 2017 6:58 am gmt |
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The founder of pharmaceutical company Apotex, Barry Sherman, and his wife, Honey Sherman, were found dead in their Toronto, Ontario home, Canadian media reported on Friday (December 15). “I am beyond words right now. My dear friends Barry and Honey Sherman have been found dead. Wonderful human ...
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December 10, 2017 12:16 pm gmt |
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The Governments of Canada and British Columbia announced the first annual progress report on the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the first pan-Canadian plan to address climate change. The plan puts the country on the path to reducing carbon pollution, ...
In Canada
December 9, 2017 9:04 am gmt |
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Justin Trudeau has made history as the first Canadian Prime Minister to appear on the cover of an international LGBT magazine. Trudeau has been featured on the cover of Attitude magazine, the UK’s best-selling and award-winning gay magazine. This isn’t the first time Trudeau has publicly shown ...
In Canada
December 8, 2017 9:40 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said any trade deal with China will have to be mutually beneficial, showing no signs of compromising on domestic interests on Thursday (December 7) at the Fortune Global Forum in Guangzhou, China. Despite leaving his trade minister in Beijing to salvage early ta...
In Canada
December 4, 2017 9:08 am gmt |
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A Sri Lankan family who spent five years in Canada was deported Sunday despite appeals to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale to issue a reprieve. Their flight took off from Montreal’s Trudeau airport Sunday evening. Before leaving their home in Parc-Extension, Robert Lawrence, the father of t...
In Canada
December 3, 2017 10:55 am gmt |
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Justin Trudeau lifted off for China late Saturday afternoon after spending part of the day in British Columbia to campaign with the Liberal candidate in a local byelection. The prime minister joined Gordon Hogg in South Surrey-White Rock, a riding the party hopes to take away from the Conservatives. ...