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Moira Warburton

Canada's last fully intact Arctic ice shelf collapses

Aug 06 2020

The last fully intact ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic has collapsed, losing more than 40% of its area in just two days at the end of July, researchers said on Thursday.

Canada says requirements for Huawei CFO's extradition to U.S. met, documents show

Aug 03 2020

(In story dated July 31, corrects to British Columbia Supreme Court from Superior Court in paragraph 10)

UPDATE 2-With mandatory masks, Ontario aims to reopen public schools in September

Jul 30 2020

TORONTO, July 30 Ontario plans to reopen all its publicly funded schools in September, with elementary-age students returning to classrooms on a full-time basis and class sizes at some secondary schools limited to about 15 students who will attend on alternate days, the Canadian province announced on Thursday.

Toronto to move into next reopening phase Friday, Ontario government says

Jul 29 2020

TORONTO Toronto will move into the third stage of its economic reopening on Friday, the Ontario provincial government announced on Wednesday, paving the way for the majority of businesses in Canada's most populous city to resume operations after a four-month lockdown to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou demands release of spy agency documents linked to Canadian arrest

Jul 27 2020

Lawyers representing Huawei Technologies' [HWT.UL] Meng Wanzhou, who is fighting against extradition to the United States, argued in a Canadian court on Monday that redacted documents prepared by the Canadian spy agency relating to her December 2018 arrest should be released.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou demands release of spy agency documents linked to Canadian arrest

Jul 27 2020

July 27 Lawyers representing Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued in federal court on Monday that redacted documents prepared by the Canadian spy agency relating to her December 2018 arrest should be released.

Huawei lawyers claim Trump created 'ominous' climate for extradition of CFO Meng to U.S.: documents

Jul 24 2020

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, have applied to a Canadian court seeking stays in the proceedings for her extradition to the United States, documents released on Thursday showed.

Canada wage subsidy changes would encourage companies to rehire

Jul 23 2020

OTTAWA/TORONTO, July 23 Canadian businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic might be able to rehire more workers now that the government has broadened an emergency federal wage subsidy, industry groups and economists say.

Canada court rules 'Safe Third Country' pact with U.S. invalid, cites detention risk

Jul 22 2020

OTTAWA/TORONTO A Canadian court on Wednesday ruled invalid a bilateral pact that compels asylum seekers trying to enter Canada via the American border to first seek sanctuary in the United States, saying U.S. immigration detention violates their human rights.

Canada confirms black boxes of downed Ukrainian airliner arrive in Paris

Jul 19 2020

TORONTO Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne confirmed in a tweet https://bit.ly/30uHtB1 on Sunday that the black boxes of a downed Ukrainian airliner that killed all 176 people on board in January had arrived in Paris, ending a months-long standoff.

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