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February 23, 2017 8:26 am gmt |
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The federal government has approved the sale of ground beef that has been treated with radiant energy similar to X-rays. Health Canada says irradiation can reduce levels of harmful bacteria such as E. coli and salmonella that could be in the meat. It also says irradiation can extend the shelf life of...
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February 22, 2017 9:42 am gmt |
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It might be too early to say where the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement will lead, but the foreign ministers of Canada and Mexico already agree they don’t want to sacrifice one relationship for another. Chrystia Freeland and her Mexican colleague were asked Tuesday to co...
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February 19, 2017 10:02 am gmt |
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Justin Trudeau ended his European visit with a keynote speech at a black tie dinner during which he warned an audience of Germany’s business and political elite that corporate practices had to change if future trade deals were going to be possible. Speaking to a sea of tuxedoes and ball gowns —...
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February 14, 2017 12:21 pm gmt |
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President Donald Trump said on Monday (Feb 13) the United States will be “tweaking” its trade relationship with Canada, unlike its trade ties with Mexico where it faces a more “severe situation.” “We have a very outstanding trade relationship with Canada. We’ll be ...
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February 3, 2017 9:45 am gmt |
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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wiped away tears as he stood beside Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard during funeral services for three of the victims of the deadly shooting in Quebec City over the weekend. Alexandre Bissonnette is charged in the shooting rampage at the Centre Culturel I...
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January 31, 2017 10:58 am gmt |
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Canadian authorities said on Monday (Jan 30) a French-Canadian university student was the sole suspect in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque and was charged with the premeditated murder of six people.  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the tragedy “a terrorist attack.” Court d...
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January 30, 2017 7:17 am gmt |
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Gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque in Canada during evening prayers and killed five people. Mohamed Yangui, the mosque’s president, told reporters on Sunday (Jan 29). Earlier, a witness said that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center....
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January 25, 2017 11:10 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to move ahead on the Keystone XL pipeline project at a news conference Tuesday (January 24). At the news conference in Calgary, Trudeau said he has spoken twice to Trump since he has become President. He said ...
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January 24, 2017 9:59 am gmt |
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A top adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with advisers to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week as his Liberal government gathers to plan a response to a possible renegotiation of the NAFTA trade accord. Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, will travel to Calgary, Alberta...
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January 21, 2017 10:04 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated Donald Trump on becoming the 45th U.S. president. The Canadian PM reminded Trump of Canada’s historically close ties with its southern superpower neighbour. “Canada and the United States have built one of the closest relationships between any tw...
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January 20, 2017 11:40 am gmt |
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The two richest Canadians David Thomson and Galen Weston Sr. have the same amount of wealth as the poorest 30 per cent of the country combined, according to the Oxfam International report says the wealth of billionaire businessmen David Thomson and Galen Weston Sr. equals that of about 11 million Can...
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January 19, 2017 12:22 pm gmt |
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Canadian businessman and reality TV star Kevin O’Leary is running for the leadership of the federal Conservative party. He joins 13 other contenders in the crowded race. Mr O’Leary, who appears on the reality show Shark Tank in the US and Dragon’s Den in Canada, has been seriously e...
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January 18, 2017 10:39 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answered questions ranging from local concerns about public transit to tabling new federal pot legislation at Tuesday night’s town hall in Sherbrooke, and he answered them all in French – because, “we’re in Quebec.” A woman asked in English what w...
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January 17, 2017 10:54 am gmt |
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A Canadian was reported killed in the shooting at a nightclub in a Playa del Carmen, Mexico, which left five dead and several injured. Friends have identified Kirk Wilson, who was from the Stoney Creek area of Hamilton, as one of the dead after a shooting which occurred about 2:30 a.m. early Monday a...
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January 16, 2017 12:22 pm gmt |
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Environment Canada issued warning that things are about to get slippery in Toronto. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the city and the surrounding regions of York-Durham, Halton-Peel, advising of several millimetres of freezing rain Monday night into Tuesday morning. That&...