Stories tagged: Canada
Sat., May 27, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
The Latest: Trump, Canadian prime minister meet in Sicily
President Donald Trump and Canada’s prime minister met on the sidelines of the G-7 summit to discuss economic issues. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office says they also addressed trade cooperation …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 6:13 p.m.
Sweden tops Canada on penalties to win hockey world championship
Sweden won the ice hockey world championship with a 2-1 victory on penalties over two-time defending champion Canada on Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
Canada prepared for talks to rework NAFTA, trade minister says
Canada is prepared to start talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement and is confident it will get a successful outcome, Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Sunday.
Sat., May 20, 2017, midnight
Harrop: Rx may be Medicare Advantage for all
In developing a health care system that is universal, provides high-quality care and is affordable, we need not make a fetish out of copying the Canadian model.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters
A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump’s presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal health care law.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Canada’s lesser-known national parks good bet during 150th anniversary
It’s Canada’s turn to celebrate its national parks. As part of Canada 150 – the country’s sesquicentennial – admission is free in all national parks. For Americans, a car-camping trip …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
U.S. seeks to shift trade tides as it starts NAFTA overhaul
The Trump administration took its first formal step toward renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, setting the stage for talks that could influence more than $1.2 trillion in annual …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA
Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Canada prime minister, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee discuss trade, climate change
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee met to discuss their close ties on topics ranging from trade to climate.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Tribes in US, Canada unite against Keystone XL oil pipeline
Tribes representing tens of thousands of indigenous people in the U.S. and Canada border will be signing a declaration against the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Wed., May 10, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
E-commerce goes north, forcing Canada’s retailers out of hibernation
Canadian retailers are getting serious about selling stuff over the internet. You can thank Amazon.com Inc. for that.
Fri., May 5, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Prosecution defends evidence in final day of polygamy trial
The trial of two Canadian fundamentalist church leaders charged with polygamy wrapped up Friday with the prosecution arguing the bulk of marriage and personal records entered as evidence corroborate each …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 5:06 a.m.
Have you ever smoked pot? Saying yes can get foreigners barred for life at U.S. border
Canada’s likely move to completely legalize marijuana next year promises to produce immediate spillover effects in the United States, starting with increased confusion at the U.S.-Canadian border.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
Canada now has more seniors than children
For the first time in Canada’s history, there are more seniors than children.
Mon., May 1, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Quake near Canada border jolts Yukon, southeast Alaska
A major earthquake in northwest British Columbia shook up communities in nearby Alaska and Yukon Territory but caused no apparent damage.
Mon., May 1, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Magnitude-6.3 aftershock shakes Canada, Alaska
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.3 aftershock has shaken the corner of British Columbia, near the boundary with Alaska, nearly two hours after a magnitude-6.2 earthquake hit the same …
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
White House: Trump says U.S. will not withdraw from NAFTA
President Donald Trump on Wednesday told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, just hours after administration officials …
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
Lumber, NAFTA, Mexico signal long Canada-U.S. trade spat
A long road remains after Donald Trump fired the starting pistol in yet another softwood lumber fight, one of several trade disputes the U.S. and Canada are set to spend …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Canadian firefighters rescue woman from crane in Toronto
A woman stuck on the top part of a construction crane in downtown Toronto for hours has been rescued after being strapped to a rappelling firefighter and lowered to the …
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Trudeau’s reward for courting Trump is a trade war over lumber
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has always played nice with Donald Trump. The refugee-hugging liberal bit his tongue, flooded Washington with envoys, feted Ivanka Trump on Broadway and relentlessly talked …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
Canadian trucker arrested in Texas for fatal Montana crash
A Canadian man is facing charges alleging he fled the scene of a fatal Montana crash involving a semitrailer and a minivan.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
Canada G-7’s surprise growth leader, for now
Almost out of nowhere, Canada has become one of the fastest growing economies in the developed world.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Canada introduces legislation to legalize marijuana
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government introduced legislation Thursday to let adults possess 30 grams of marijuana in public – a measure that would make Canada the largest developed country …
Sun., April 9, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Canada commemorates centenary of pivotal Vimy WWI battle
More than 20,000 people, most of them Canadians, attended a solemn ceremony Sunday to commemorate a World War I battle in northern France that remains indelibly etched on Canada’s national …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Canada marijuana stocks surge after report of legalization date
The frenzy surrounding Canada’s marijuana market intensified Monday after a report the government will unveil plans to legalize sales for recreational use in April.
Thu., March 23, 2017, midnight
Skills-based immigration a smart change
Studies show that skilled immigrants increase productivity, create jobs and spark entrepreneurship.
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Canadian wins $1M global teacher prize for work with Inuit
A Canadian school teacher who encourages hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a $1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Cystic fibrosis patients surviving longer in Canada than US
Canadians with cystic fibrosis survive about 10 years longer than Americans with the same genetic disease, according to startling new research that raises questions about how to improve care.
Wed., March 8, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Braves star Freeman honors mom by playing for Canada in WBC
Freddie Freeman was born and raised in Southern California and blossomed into a star with the Atlanta Braves. Starting this week, he’s proudly playing in World Baseball Classic. For Canada …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Canada minister addresses influx of asylum-seekers from US
Canada is enforcing border laws and is willing to put more resources in place to deal with the influx of asylum-seekers from the United States, federal Public Safety Minister Ralph …