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Canada to give troops for NATO force, ready to talk to Russia


OTTAWA Canada confirmed on Thursday it would provide a significant number of troops for a new 4,000-strong NATO force on Russia's border but also said it was ready to talk to Moscow in a bid to reduce tensions.

Merkel says German parliament to have a say in EU-Canada trade deal

BERLIN The German parliament will be asked to vote on an EU-Canada trade deal, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, appearing to contradict European Commission plans for a simple approval procedure.

Jun 30 2016

U.S., Canada, Mexico to seek financial stability after UK vote: Obama

OTTAWA The United States, Canada and Mexico will work to ensure the stability of the global financial system after Britain's vote to leave the European Union last week, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday at a news conference at a North American summit in Ottawa.

Housing Market, World Jun 29 2016

Mexico, U.S., Canada amend NAFTA origin rules on host of products

Mexico, the United States and Canada have signed off on amending the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to liberalize rules of origin for a host of products, the Canadian prime minister's Web site said.

World, Housing Market Jun 29 2016

Canada, U.S., Mexico want action on excess global steel capacity

OTTAWA Canada, the United States and Mexico on Wednesday demanded that all major steel-producing nations make a strong and immediate commitment to address the problem of excess capacity in the industry.

Housing Market, World Jun 29 2016

IKEA recalls 36 million chests and dressers after six deaths

WASHINGTON Swedish furniture company IKEA Group [IKEA.UL] is recalling almost 36 million chests and dressers in the United States and Canada but said the products linked to the deaths of six children are safe when anchored to walls as instructed. | Video

Jun 29 2016

Canada presses China over reports of Hong Kong visa clamp down

OTTAWA Canada is pressing Beijing over media reports that Chinese authorities are no longer allowing some Canadian citizens born in Hong Kong to visit China on 10-year visas, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

World, China Jun 28 2016

Canada, Mexico move to improve ties as U.S. election looms

OTTAWA Canada and Mexico agreed to settle a pair of protracted bilateral disputes on Tuesday in the run-up to a U.S. presidential election in November that could shake ties between the three North American nations.

World, Mexico Jun 28 2016

Court rules Dutch cyber-bullying suspect can be extradited to Canada

AMSTERDAM A Dutch court ruled on Tuesday that a 38-year-old man can be extradited to Canada to face charges of using a computer to harass and blackmail a teenager who later committed suicide.

World, Tech Jun 28 2016

Adios, Three Amigos: Obama heads to last summit with Canada, Mexico

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA President Barack Obama will meet with the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Wednesday for his final "Three Amigos" summit, a meeting that may signal how keen the North American partners are to tout trade at a time of rising protectionist sentiment.