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Loonie slides on Bank of Canada’s move to slow rate hikes

The Bank of Canada is embracing a cautious approach to future interest-rate increases after two quick hikes this summer. Governor Stephen Poloz insisted Wednesday that the central bank isn’t setting a firm course for its next moves, citing an unusual number of “unknowns” hanging over the outlook for inflation. “There is no predetermined path for interest rates from here,” Mr. ...

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Canada Says It’s No Safe Haven for Immigrants Losing U.S. Protection

Canada has an urgent message for immigrants in the U.S. fearing deportation: Don’t count on us for refuge. Earlier this month in Los Angeles, a top lawmaker with Canada’s governing party met with members of the local Hispanic immigrant community to stress that people who fear losing their protected status in the U.S. shouldn’t expect automatic reception in Canada—and could be deported ...

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Canada Says Steep US Duty Aimed at ‘Eliminating’ CSeries From US – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report Canada Says Steep US Duty Aimed at ‘Eliminating’ CSeries From USU.S. News & World ReportCanada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland leaves after speaking to journalists about the ongoing NAFTA talks involving the United States, Mexico and Canada, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie … and more »

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Canada’s 1st female Indigenous surgeon on racism in health care system

As Canada’s first female First Nations general surgeon, Dr. Nadine Caron says she knows, first-hand, that there’s a lot of work to be done to tackle institutional racism and encourage Indigenous youth to seek careers in health care. Caron practices in northern British Columbia and also works as a teacher at the University of Northern British Columbia’s medical school in ...

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Chelsea Manning says she was denied entry to Canada over her criminal record

OTTAWA — The former U.S. soldier who leaked thousands of classified military documents says she’s been barred from entering Canada as a result of her criminal record. Chelsea Manning posted a letter from Canadian immigration officials online Monday detailing the reasons she was denied entry at a Quebec border crossing late last week. Manning is a 29-year-old transgender woman who ...

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Canada’s role in mega-deals increasingly important

Canada’s influence in mega-deals is becoming increasingly important in getting the deal done and continues to position the country as a strategic asset in an increasingly global marketplace. If companies have assets located in Canada or business conducted in Canada that meets a threshold, they must co-operate not only with Canada’s Competition Bureau but also with any other jurisdiction that ...

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Canada’s NAFTA negotiators expect little progress on labour, investment and auto – National

U.S. trade negotiators will only partially unveil new text on modifying a key chapter on investment under NAFTA, two well-placed sources said on Sunday, underlying the slow pace of talks that are supposed to wrap up by the end of the year. The sources, with knowledge of the effort to modernize the trilateral North American Free Trade Agreement, said the proposal ...

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Meghan Markle appears at Prince Harry’s Invictus Games launch – The Australian

The Australian Meghan Markle appears at Prince Harry’s Invictus Games launchThe AustralianThey were not sitting together at the Air Canada Centre. They were about four rows apart but Harry looked over at her when the Canadian anthem played. A security guard blocked at least one fan from taking pictures of Markle, who sat with friend Markus …Divorce Comedy With Royal Family ...

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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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