Canada

Canada’s ambassador not worried about energy as NAFTA talks resume

BANFF — As NAFTA negotiations resume Saturday, Canada’s ambassador to the United States isn’t worried about the sprawling energy relationship being side-swiped during the trade talks. In fact, David MacNaughton believes the energy file is an area that can be enhanced as the third round of the trilateral discussions begin in Ottawa. “Energy is more of an opportunity than a ...

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Zim model lands film roles in Canada

CANADA-based Zimbabwean model, Yolanda Chimbarami’s star continues to shine. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO The striking beauty has broken new ground after landing roles in forthcoming movies, How It Ends and Snowed Inn. The projects will afford her an opportunity to rub shoulders with internationally acclaimed actors. It appears Chimbarami’s move to Canada as a banking and finance student at the University ...

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Despite tough talk, Canada seen unlikely to walk away from NAFTA

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Despite Canada’s threats to walk away from NAFTA talks if necessary, its limited success in diversifying exports leaves the nation too reliant on U.S. markets to play hardball, government insiders and trade experts say. Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States will gather in Ottawa on Saturday for the third round of talks on modernizing the ...

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Surrey Six investigators appeal heading to Supreme Court of Canada – British Columbia

Canada’s highest court has agreed to hear an appeal involving four RCMP officers who investigated the so-called Surrey Six murders in Surrey, B.C. The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled it will hear special prosecutor Chris Considine’s appeals of a 2015 ruling from the B.C. Supreme Court and a 2017 decision from the B.C. Court of Appeal. Court-imposed bans prohibit the release ...

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The Canada we want in 2030 must be debated today

Could you imagine a Canada where drone delivery is commonplace, there are more than one million autonomous vehicles on the road, robots have replaced 80 per cent of manufacturing jobs, 50 per cent of Internet traffic is coming from our TVs, appliances or clothes, our economy has become pretty much cashless, our economic decisions are assisted by artificial intelligence and ...

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Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy protection in Canada, all stores to remain open – National

TORONTO – Toys “R” Us Canada has initiated bankruptcy proceedings in an Ontario court a day after it filed for creditor protection in the U.S. The company said Tuesday its 82 stores across Canada, as well as its e-commerce sites will continue to operate as usual during its restructuring process under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. “The restructuring is intended ...

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