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Canada will not support Blatter for FIFA presidency

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VANCOUVER - Canada, which is hosting the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, will not support incumbent Sepp Blatter in Friday's presidential vote at the FIFA Congress, the head of the Canadian Soccer Association said on Thursday on his official Twitter account.

Poll surge raises election win prospect for Canada's leftist NDP

OTTAWA - A surge in support for Canada's left-leaning New Democrats is forcing strategists and investors to consider a once unthinkable prospect - the party which has never governed federally might now win the October election.

26 May 2015

Factbox: Policies of Canada's New Democratic Party

- The following are some of the policies that have been released by Canada's New Democratic Party (NDP):

26 May 2015

Canada says Iraqi forces must become much more effective

OTTAWA - Canada, one of the nations helping Iraq to fight the Islamic State movement, said on Monday that recent gains by the militants showed the Iraqi army must "massively improve its effectiveness".

World, Iraq 25 May 2015

Russia faces punishment for lack of respect to Canada

MOSCOW - Russia will be sanctioned after their players showed a lack of respect to Canada following a 6-1 loss in the final of the world championships in Prague, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said on Monday.

19 May 2015

U.S. loses meat labeling case; trade war looms

WASHINGTON - Canada and Mexico are readying trade sanctions against the United States after they won a meat labeling dispute on Monday, increasing pressure on the U.S. Congress to scrap the laws.

Mexico, U.S. 18 May 2015

Mexico also to seek retaliation against U.S. goods: joint statement

WASHINGTON - Mexico will also seek permission to retaliate against U.S. goods after a World Trade Organization ruling against U.S. meat labeling, the country said in a joint statement with Canada.

18 May 2015

Canada shows the kids are all right at world champs

PRAGUE - Canada's dominating performance at the world championships in Prague showed that its ice hockey kids are all right after the gold medal winners tore through the tournament without a loss.

18 May 2015

Russia face punishment for lack of respect to Canada

MOSCOW - Russia will be sanctioned after their players showed a lack of respect to Canada following a 6-1 loss in the final of the world championships in Prague, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said on Monday.

18 May 2015

Republican lawmaker says must avoid 'trade war' over meat labels

WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway on Monday called for swift action to avoid a "trade war" after the United States lost a trade dispute with Mexico and Canada over meat labeling.

18 May 2015