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Canada, US secure revised NAFTA deal in last minute effort

Canada and the US have agreed on the basis of the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), reaching a compromise in late night talks on Sunday after months of standoff. In a joint statement, issued by Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), the parties have revealed the name of ...

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Trump says ‘no political necessity’ to keep Canada in new NAFTA deal

Donald Trump said there is “no political necessity” to keep Canada in the NAFTA agreement if a “fair deal” cannot be reached. The US president warned Congress against interfering, threatening to kill the deal single-handedly. “There is no political necessity to keep Canada in the new NAFTA deal. If we don’t make a fair deal for the US after decades ...

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Trump's harsh 'off the record' remarks about Canada leaked

Donald Trump again blasted the media for ‘dishonest reporting’ after ‘off the record’ remarks about Canada he made in an interview with Bloomberg somehow made it into the Toronto Star newspaper. Trump took to Twitter on Friday, saying that the “powerful understanding” between Bloomberg and him was “blatantly violated” by the leak of his comments that weren’t intended for public ...

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Multiple fatalities in Canada shooting, Fredericton police say incident is ongoing

Published time: 10 Aug, 2018 11:51 Edited time: 10 Aug, 2018 11:58 Canadian police are responding to a “multiple fatality” in Fredericton, New Brunswick. At least four people are reported dead, and residents have been advised to stay indoors with their doors locked. Police say that the incident, which they responded to at around 7.30 am, is ongoing. Locals have ...

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Saudi Arabia recalls ambassador in Canada, gives Canadian envoy 24 hours to pack

The Saudi Arabian foreign ministry has recalled its ambassador from Canada and given the Canadian ambassador 24 hours to leave the country. Riyadh is also freezing all new trade and investment deals with Canada. The decision has been reported by Saudi Arabia’s official Saudi Press Agency. It is understood to come in response to Canada’s statement of concern over the ...

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Canada helps Russia build railroad to bypass Ukraine

Canada’s aerospace and transportation giant Bombardier was one the contractors building a Russian railroad link that bypasses the war-torn territories of Ukraine, reports Globe and Mail. The railroad stretch links the Voronezh and Rostov regions near the Ukrainian border and bypasses Ukraine’s Lugansk region. The construction of the rail link between the towns of Zhuravka and Millerovo began in 2014, ...

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Canada shooter identified as Faisal Hussain, 29, of Toronto

Published time: 23 Jul, 2018 21:54 Edited time: 23 Jul, 2018 21:58 Due to the exceptional circumstances of the tragic incident last night on Danforth Avenue and the public interest in knowing the identity of the man who was involved in the exchange of gunfire with police, the SIU has identified him. https://t.co/bJZfS0jQFv — SIU (@SIUOntario) July 23, 2018 DETAILS ...

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Runaway artillery gun hits taxi in Canada (PHOTOS)

An investigation is underway in Canada after a runaway artillery gun detached itself from a military vehicle and rolled into afternoon traffic. The incident occurred around 1 pm on Saturday in the city of Nanaimo, British Columbia, where witnesses saw two members of the Canadian Armed Forces unsuccessfully chase after the howitzer after it mysteriously detached from the military vehicle ...

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'We suck as neighbors': Americans take to Twitter on Canada Day to apologize for Trump

Canada Day has nothing to do with the US, but that hasn’t stopped the Twittersphere from using the holiday to insult Donald Trump, with some Americans even apologizing to their northern neighbors on behalf of their president. As Canadians marked the holiday with barbecues and family time on Sunday, others online were taking to Twitter, seizing the opportunity to throw ...

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First in the West: Canada votes to legalize recreational cannabis, lifting 95yo ban

Both chambers of the Canadian parliament have voted to approve the bill, paving the way for recreational use of marijuana and its cultivation, including home growth. To become law, it needs a largely formal royal approval. The Canadian non-elected Senate passed the bill, commonly known as the Cannabis Act, on Tuesday, with 52 votes in favor and 29 against. The ...

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