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WRAPUP-Weaker than expected Canadian data not seen delaying rate hike

Oct 19 2018

OTTAWA, Oct 19 Although Canadian inflation and retail sales data came in weaker than expected on Friday, market operators predicted the Bank of Canada still would raise interest rates again next week to keep a booming economy in check.

UPDATE 2-Bank of Canada sees high business optimism, market eyes rate hike

Oct 15 2018

OTTAWA, Oct 15 Canadian business optimism remained at near record-levels in the third quarter, the Bank of Canada said on Monday in a report likely to cement market forecasts of another interest rate increase next week.

Canada sees little chance of quick end to U.S. metals tariffs: sources

Oct 11 2018

OTTAWA Canada does not hold out much hope that Washington will quickly lift tariffs that it imposed on steel and aluminum exports and is resisting a U.S. push to agree to strict quotas, two sources familiar with the matter said.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Canada pessimistic about quick end to U.S. metals tariffs - sources

Oct 11 2018

OTTAWA, Oct 11 Canada does not hold out much hope that Washington will quickly lift tariffs that it imposed on steel and aluminum exports and is resisting a U.S. push to agree to strict quotas, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Canada pessimistic about quick end to U.S. metals tariffs - sources

Oct 11 2018

OTTAWA, Oct 11 Canada does not hold out much hope that Washington will quickly lift tariffs that it imposed on steel and aluminum exports and is resisting a U.S. push to agree to strict quotas, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Canadian errors helped prompt Saudi row, says expelled Canada envoy

Oct 11 2018

OTTAWA Canada made mistakes in its dealings with Saudi Arabia which helped spark a diplomatic dispute, the former Canadian ambassador to Riyadh said in frank remarks on Wednesday.

WRAPUP 1-Canada adds 63,300 jobs in September, many more than expected

Oct 05 2018

OTTAWA, Oct 5 The Canadian economy added more than twice as many jobs as expected in September, although all of them were part-time, cementing market expectations that the Bank of Canada would raise interest rates again later this month.

Canada dairy farmers unhappy after meeting Trudeau on trade deal

Oct 04 2018

OTTAWA Canadian dairy farmers met Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday to discuss his politically-risky move to open up the protected domestic market to U.S. industry but complained he had not given them details about compensation.

Canada won't appeal ruling that overturned pipeline, to consult more

Oct 03 2018

OTTAWA Canada will not appeal a court ruling that overturned its approval of an oil pipeline expansion project, opting instead for more consultations with aboriginal groups unhappy about the plan, a top official said on Wednesday.

How Trump's son-in-law helped salvage the North American trade zone

Oct 02 2018

OTTAWA/WASHINGTON Robert Lighthizer was the public face of arduous, year-long talks to rework NAFTA, but as he savored a successful conclusion in the White House Rose Garden on Monday, the U.S. trade representative singled out another man as the deal's architect. | Video

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