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Mar 23 2017

Canadian province Saskatchewan reviews pipeline rules after Husky spill

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 23 The western Canadian province of Saskatchewan will review regulations and engineering standards for pipelines around bodies of water following a Husky Energy Inc oil spill last year into a major river.

Mar 20 2017

Exclusive: Almost half of Canadians want illegal border crossers deported - Reuters poll

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OTTAWA Nearly half of Canadians want to deport people who are illegally crossing into Canada from the United States, and a similar number disapprove of how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is handling the influx, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Monday. | Video

Mar 09 2017

After fleeing to U.S., some asylum-seekers run north to escape Trump crackdown

WINNIPEG, Manitoba Somali-born Abdulrahman Mohamed was a social worker in Grand Forks, North Dakota, for three years. He had a U.S. work permit and earned a promotion while waiting for his asylum claim to be heard.

Mar 06 2017

Crowded herd of lithium explorers faces culling as supplies rise

TORONTO, March 6 The crowded field of explorers fighting for capital to produce lithium faces a painful reckoning as supplies build and prices flatten, leaving those with low costs and powerful partners still standing, industry consultants say.

Mar 06 2017

Exclusive: Cameco explores U.S. mines sale as uranium slump drags on - CEO

TORONTO Canada's Cameco Corp , the world's second-biggest uranium producer, is exploring the sale of its U.S. production facilities, its chief executive said on Monday, as a six-year industry slump drags on.

Mar 03 2017

With money in their pockets, prospects improve for small miners

TORONTO As mineral and metal prices have rebounded from a slump, so have the fortunes of small miners, and some industry experts are predicting even better times, ahead of the industry's biggest conference for explorers and developers.

Feb 28 2017

Door knocks in the dark: The Canadian town on front line of Trump migrant crackdown

EMERSON, Manitoba Jaime French was jarred out of bed in Emerson, Manitoba early one morning this month by pounding at her front door, just yards from the U.S. border. A face peered in through the window, flanked in the darkness by others. | Video

Feb 28 2017

Cameco may cut uranium output further, as prices stay low - CEO

Feb 28 Canada’s Cameco Corp, the world’s second-biggest uranium producer, said on Tuesday it may not be finished cutting production as prices remain low after a major customer cancelled a supply contract.

Feb 28 2017

Grain traders prepping fish oil substitutes for aquaculture, health fads

The world's top agricultural traders and biotechnology firms are finding novel ways to make fish oil substitutes from grains and algae as they seek to cash in on consumer health fads that have led to a scarcity of the fatty acids commonly found in fish.

Feb 27 2017

Melting snow new danger for those fleeing to Canada from U.S.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba Asylum seekers crossing in the dead of night into Canada from the United States may face a new danger in coming weeks, as heavy snowpack melts in the flood-prone U.S. northern plains and province of Manitoba.

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