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No need for NAFTA panic … yet

Last weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump sat down to talk trade with Republican lawmakers at the presidential retreat at Camp David in Maryland. His message was that it's time for a trade crackdown. For the State of the Union address at the end of this month, decisions had to be...

Morning Brief: Nuclear optimism

Today’s Morning Brief is brought to you by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Read our new research report, Income Inequality in Canada: The Urban Gap: Thursday morning to you. It is a relatively toasty -8º C in Ottawa this morning, but don’t worry, it’ll be mu...

Key budget themes for Morneau: helping women, preparing workers and science | National Newswatch

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says his next federal budget will focus on improving the economic success of women, finding ways for science to help the economy over the long haul and preparing workers for the rapidly changing job market. Morneau shared...

Trudeau urges international community to fight Libyan slavery

The prime minister called on all United Nations member states to implement and enforce a protocol against human trafficking, particularly of women and children. OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday urged the international community to “do more” following ...

US raises tariffs on Bombardier CSeries sales to 300%

The US Department of Commerce has delivered a further blow to Bombardier workers in Belfast by adding another tariff of nearly 80 per cent on sales of the Canadian group’s CSeries aircraft in t...

US halves diplomatic staff in Cuba

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States said Friday (Saturday in Manila) it is withdrawing more than half the personnel from its embassy in Cuba in response to mysterious attacks that have sickened d...

US halves Cuba diplomatic staff over mysterious 'attacks'

In announcing the move, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Washington would maintain relations with Havana -- which were only fully restored in 2015, and which have deteriorated since Presiden...

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'

Two diplomats were expelled from the Cuban Embassy in Washington over the row. Two diplomats were expelled from the Cuban Embassy in Washington over the row. THE UNITED STATES has said it is wi...

Morneau gets an earful at town hall meeting on small business tax changes | National Newswatch

OTTAWA — Canada's finance minister got a grilling Friday from taxpayers who are boiling mad about the Liberal government's proposed tax changes for small businesses. Bill Morneau was in Oakvil...

Latin American Herald Tribune - Canada Imposes Sanctions on Venezuela Regime

HOME | Venezuela (Click here for more Venezuela news) Canada Imposes Sanctions on Venezuela Regime Canada to impose sanctions on 40 Venezuelans, including President Nicolas Maduro OTTAW...

Canada to Sanction Venezuela

“Under the Special Economic Measures Act, Canada is imposing targeted sanctions against 40 Venezuelan officials and individuals who have played a key role in undermining the security, stability...

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