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Amid cries of ‘traitor,’ Canada’s Trudeau set for ugly el...

01 January, 2019 11:05 pm 11:05 pm

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who swept to power on a wave of optimism in 2015, is set for an ugly reelection campaign this October, judging by exchanges with voters in public town halls this month where he was grilled on topics ranging from immigration to housing affordability. Opinion polls show his … Read More

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Coming to Canada ‘worth the risk,’ says Saudi teen refugee

01 January, 2019 12:45 pm 12:45 pm

TORONTO (Reuters) – Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun plans to pursue an education, get a job and “live a normal life” in Canada – things she said she could not do in her home of Saudi Arabia, which she fled fearing for her life, she told Canadian media on Monday. Being in Canada is “a very good … Read More

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Canada says 13 citizens detained in China since Huawei CFO arrest

01 January, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada said on Thursday that 13 of its citizens have been detained in China since Huawei Technologies Co Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested last month in Vancouver at the request of the United States. “At least” eight of those 13 have since been released, a Canadian government statement said, without … Read More

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Renowned Indian comedian Kader Khan passes away at 81

01 January, 2019 11:26 am 11:26 am

TORONTO (92 News) – Renowned Indian comedian script and dialogue writer Kader Khan passed away after a prolonged illness in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday. He was 81. He was born on October 22, 1935 in Kabul, Afghanistan and is the son of Abdul Rehman and Iqbal Begum. He claims to be of Kakar tribe of … Read More

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Bomb threats demanding bitcoin sent across US, Canada, none found credible

12 December, 2018 11:21 am 11:21 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A rash of bomb threats were sent via email on Thursday to dozens of businesses, public offices and schools across the United States and Canada demanding payment in cryptocurrency, but none of the threats immediately appeared credible, law enforcement officials said. The sheriff’s office in Lincoln County, Missouri, which encompasses the city … Read More

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Bitcoin bomb threats sweep US, Canada, but lack credibility

12 December, 2018 8:28 am 8:28 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A rash of bomb threats were emailed on Thursday to hundreds of businesses, public offices and schools across the United States and Canada demanding payment in cryptocurrency, but none of the threats appeared credible, law enforcement officials said. Initial jitters sparked by the wave of awkwardly worded messages, threatening to set off … Read More

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US, Canada, Mexico sign trade deal, Trump shrugs off Congress hurdle

12 December, 2018 9:24 am 9:24 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The United States, Canada and Mexico signed a North American trade pact , with President Donald Trump brushing aside concerns that he could face difficulties getting the deal through the US Congress. The leaders of the three countries agreed on a deal in principle to replace the North American Free Trade … Read More

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US Women claim CONCACAF title over Canada

10 October, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

(Reuters) – The United States women’s soccer team won their eighth CONCACAF Championship with a 2-0 over Canada on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas as both sides continued to build toward next year’s World Cup. Rose Lavelle scored a goal in the opening minutes and Alex Morgan added another late on to give the Americans the … Read More

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EU negotiators say Brexit deal ‘very close’ but details missing

10 October, 2018 8:09 am 8:09 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brexit negotiators believe a divorce deal with Britain is “very close”, diplomatic sources said, in a sign a compromise on the most contentious issue – the future Irish border – might be in the making though details were scarce. The EU signalled on Thursday it was engaging with new … Read More

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Trade pact clause seen deterring China trade deal with Canada, Mexico

10 October, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China’s hopes of negotiating a free trade pact with Canada or Mexico were dealt a sharp setback by a provision deep in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement that aims to forbid such deals with “non-market” countries, trade experts said on Tuesday. The provision specifies that if one of the current North American … Read More

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PIA’s air hostess disappears in Canada

09 September, 2018 9:28 pm 9:28 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – An air hostess of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) mysteriously disappeared on Tuesday when a flight carrying passengers landed in Canada. The PIA spokesperson said that an air hostess named Fareeha Mukhtar boarded the PIA flight PK-789 from Lahore but as soon as it landed in Toronto, the woman disappeared mysteriously and … Read More

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US-Canada trade talks grind on, but ‘final’ issues unresolved

09 September, 2018 9:45 am 9:45 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US and Canadian negotiators pushed ahead in grinding talks to rescue the North American Free Trade Agreement on Thursday, but a few stubborn issues stood in the way of a deal, including dairy quotas, protection for Canadian media companies, and how to resolve future trade disputes. A US source familiar with the … Read More

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Trump says Canada not needed in NAFTA deal, warns Congress not to interfere

09 September, 2018 8:29 am 8:29 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said there was no need to keep Canada in the North American Free Trade Agreement and warned Congress not to meddle with the trade negotiations or he would terminate the trilateral trade pact altogether. “There is no political necessity to keep Canada in the new NAFTA deal. If … Read More

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US to move ahead with Mexico trade pact, keep talking to Canada

09 September, 2018 8:32 am 8:32 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Contentious US-Canada trade talks ended with no deal to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement after the mood soured, and President Donald Trump notified Congress of his intent to sign a bilateral trade pact with Mexico. US and Canadian trade officials set plans to resume their talks with the aim of … Read More

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US, Canada make late-night push for NAFTA; no deal yet

08 August, 2018 10:10 am 10:10 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top NAFTA negotiators from Canada and the United States wrapped up a third day of two-way talks on Thursday, agreeing to meet the next day to resolve final differences before a deadline, with Mexican counterparts on standby to rejoin negotiations. Despite some contentious issues still on the table, the increasingly positive tone … Read More

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