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Canada suspends its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, eyes immigration boost

Jul 03 2020

OTTAWA Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in the wake of new Chinese national security legislation and could boost immigration from the former British colony, top officials said on Friday.

Canada suspends its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, eyes immigration boost

Jul 03 2020

OTTAWA Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in the wake of new Chinese national security legislation and could boost immigration from the former British colony, top officials said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-Canada's Trudeau unsure about Washington trip, cites concern over tariffs

Jul 03 2020

OTTAWA, July 3 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday he was still unsure whether he would go to Washington D.C. next week to celebrate a new North American trade treaty, citing concern about possible U.S. tariffs on aluminum.

Armed Canadian man arrested after driving truck through gates near PM Trudeau's Ottawa residence

Jul 02 2020

OTTAWA An armed member of the Canadian military drove a truck through gates protecting an exclusive part of Ottawa where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives on Thursday but was quickly arrested, police said.

New North American trade deal launches under cloud of disputes, coronavirus

Jul 01 2020

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA A modernized U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact took effect on Wednesday, ensuring continuity for manufacturers and agriculture, but the threat of disputes is exposing cracks in what was meant to be a stronger North American fortress of competitiveness.

New North American trade deal launches under growing threat of disputes

Jul 01 2020

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA The revamped trade pact between the United States, Canada and Mexico taking effect on Wednesday was meant to create a kind of fortress North America, boosting the region's competitiveness - but cracks are already starting to show in the foundation.

New North American trade deal launches under growing threat of disputes

Jul 01 2020

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA, July 1 The revamped trade pact between the United States, Canada and Mexico taking effect on Wednesday was meant to create a kind of fortress North America, boosting the region's competitiveness - but cracks are already starting to show in the foundation.

Canada over worst of coronavirus outbreak, U.S. spike a cause for concern: Trudeau

Jun 29 2020

OTTAWA Canada is over the worst of the coronavirus outbreak but a spike in cases in the United States and elsewhere shows Canadians must remain vigilant as the economy reopens, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday.

France confirms it will read black boxes of downed Ukrainian jet, Canada to help

Jun 26 2020

PARIS/OTTAWA France said on Friday it would download the black boxes from a Ukrainian airliner shot down by an Iranian missile in January, easing a stand-off over where they should be read.

Canada's Trudeau rejects call to swap Huawei executive for detainees in China

Jun 25 2020

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday rejected a call to swap an imprisoned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] executive for two citizens held by Beijing, saying such a move would set a bad precedent and harm Canada.

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