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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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Canada’s Trudeau says talks on Bombardier dispute will continue

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will continue talks with Washington on settling a dispute between Boeing Co (BA.N) and Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) regardless of whether a U.S. trade court next week backs a challenge launched by the American company, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday. Trudeau said his government would push back against Boeing, which he accused of trying to ...

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Justin Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday his government could stop doing business with Boeing if the US company doesn’t drop a trade complaint against Canadian plane maker Bombardier. Trudeau said Canada “won’t do business with a company that’s busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business.” Canada had been in talks to purchase 18 ...

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Theresa May in Canada for post-Brexit trade talks

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived in Canada to discuss plans for a post-Brexit trade deal. Mrs May told a press conference she expected a “seamless transition” to a new trading relationship with Canada after the UK leaves the EU. Her one-day visit takes place ahead of a new trade deal between the EU and Canada ...

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RCMP says charges to be laid in Canada involving fentanyl shipments from China

VANCOUVER — The RCMP has launched at least 20 investigations involving dozens of vendors shipping fentanyl from China as Canada grapples with a record number of illicit opioid deaths, the force’s director of serious organized crime says. “Most intercepts are done here in Canada,” Sgt. Yves Goupil said, adding arrests have been made and charges will be laid.  Goupil said their investigation has only ...

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Protesters call for Canada to revoke Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary citizenship

At least 250 people rallied on Parliament Hill today to demand the Canadian government do more than use their words to call for an end to the atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The powerful military in Myanmar is accused of burning down the homes of 400,000 Rohingya Muslims, forcing the persecuted minority to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh as ...

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Beiermann: Don’t bring blueberries to Canada | Local

My husband and I just returned from visiting our 27-year-old daughter in Seattle, where she’s been working the last few months as a travel nurse. To spend five days together was such a treat. Well, for us, at least. It’s possible we may have exhausted her, though, something I picked up on when, toward the end, she said, “You guys ...

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How reporters balance private moments with a public story – Canada

Shahnaz Azarbehi takes off her long-sleeve T-shirt and stands in front of her bathroom mirror in her bra. The 67-year-old Toronto woman starts to write on her chest with a black marker, printing out the letters DNR, followed by a series of numbers. Assigned to her by Ontario’s Ministry of Health, the sequence makes up her Do Not Resuscitate Confirmation number, ...

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Terry Jones: Canada drops opener against India

Brayden Schnur of Canada during play against Ramkumar Ramanathan of India in Davis Cup action on Friday September 15, 2017 in Edmonton. Greg Southam / Postmedia Game. Set. Match on, too. If the idea of many might have been that India would be a walkover against Canada in this weekend’s David Cup tie that disappeared from the git go. It ...

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