Stories tagged: Canada
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 …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
Tiny tubes in Canadian rock may be oldest known fossils
Tiny tubes and filaments in some Canadian rock appear to be the oldest known fossils, giving new support to some ideas about how life began, a new study says. The …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Vancouver, B.C., police prepare for protests at new Trump tower
Police are preparing for protests when President Donald Trump’s two oldest sons officially open a new Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver on Tuesday, and the U.S. consulate is …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 6:11 p.m.
Canada’s fading oil promise leaves U.S. majors struggling
Oil-sands investments in Western Canada that gobbled tens of billions of dollars over the past decade are proving an Achilles heel for some of the world’s biggest energy producers.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Desperate immigrants risk perilous winter trek to Canada
After he was denied asylum in the U.S., Seidu Mohammed’s fear of being deported to his native Ghana, where he believes he’d be killed or jailed, became so great that …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Canada’s Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White House
WASHINGTON – A political odd couple, President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resolutely played up their similarities at their first meeting Monday, even as obvious differences lurked …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 8 a.m.
84 percent of Canadians disapprove of Trump as president
President Donald Trump has an anemic approval rating in the United States – 54 percent of Americans disapprove of his job performance, according to a recent Gallup poll. But that’s …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 6 a.m.
Out & about: Candada National Parks celebrate 150 years
Canada’s national parks, celebrating their 150th anniversary this year, are rolling out the welcome mats by offering free entry.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 4:02 a.m.
15 men arrested in Portland undercover sex trafficking sting
Police arrested 15 men from Oregon, Washington and Canada during a one-week undercover sex trafficking operation.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Six counts of murder for Quebec mosque attack suspect
A French Canadian suspect known for his far-right, nationalist views was charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder in the shooting rampage at …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, midnight
Trudeau says Canada welcomes refugees
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for refugees rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump: Canada will welcome you.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 7:09 a.m.
Canada signals possible U.S. trade deal that excludes Mexico
Canada’s government will consider bilateral trade measures during renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a sign it could potentially move ahead at least in part without Mexico.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
Murray and Cantwell criticized over drug import votes
Washington’s two Democratic senators are being criticized for their votes against a proposal aimed at making it easier to import inexpensive prescription drugs from Canada. The
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Bighorn sheep in Montana get health checkup
State wildlife biologists have captured 32 members of a herd of bighorn sheep that live both in Montana and Canada and given them health checkups.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 6:37 a.m.
Making Canada’s economy great again won’t be easy under Trump
The biggest risk to Canada’s economic outlook is likely the U.S. president-elect. Economists, and policy makers, are predicting Canada’s economy will finally emerge from two years of oil-shock pain to …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
British Columbia approves oil pipeline to coast from Alberta
VICTORIA, British Columbia – British Columbia on Wednesday approved the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline from the Alberta oil sands that would allow oil exports to Asia. British …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
GM to move production of GMC Terrain to Mexico from Canada
General Motors will move production of its revamped GMC Terrain to Mexico from Canada and expand production of the Ontario plant’s Chevrolet Equinox, reflecting the growing popularity of compact sport …