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    Survey suggests majority of Americans, Canadians oppose Trump tariff on imported aluminum

    In a web survey conducted by polling firm Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies, 58 per cent of American…
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    Ethics committee to grill 2 ministers, top public servant on WE Charity affair

    The committee is scheduled to hear from Youth Minister Bardish Chagger, Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough and Ian Shugart, clerk of…
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    Trump unexpectedly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

    Trump returned to the briefing room after several minutes and said a person was shot by law enforcement and has…
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    N.B. premier proposes stability agreement in order to avoid triggering election during coronavirus

    Uncertainty on the future of the coronavirus pandemic means Premier Blaine Higgs wants to avoid a general election. Read More…
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    Canadian tourism sector needs help through ‘very, very dire’ straits: industry heads

    As other sectors reopen, heads of Canadian tourism groups warned their industry is not able to do so Read More…
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    Ottawa police investigating incident at MP Catherine McKenna’s constituency office

    Police are investigating an incident outside Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna’s community office. Read More Source
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    ‘Laughable’: New York’s Gov. Cuomo calls out Trump’s benefits executive orders

    The Democrat was particularly critical of Trump’s Saturday announcement that states must pay part of $400 weekly unemployment insurance benefits.…
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    Conservatives seek investigation into Canada’s outsourced $84M rent subsidy program

    Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre said he would be submitting a request to the lobbying…
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    Canada supports independent investigation into cause of Beirut explosion, MP says

    ‘Canada also supports an independent investigation to understand what happened and how we can ensure a tragedy like this never…
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    Trump’s aluminum tariffs are ‘bad economics’: Canadian industry minister

    Navdeep Bains says there’s still value in renegotiated NAFTA despite Trump’s aluminum tariffs. Read More Source
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    Afghan council agrees to free 400 Taliban prisoners to set up peace talks, ceasefire

    The move looks to bring the United States a little closer to bringing home its troops and ending its longest…
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    COMMENTARY: Canada needs a new Governor General. Julie Payette needs to resign

    For the good of the country, for the good of the position itself, and the sake of her reputation and…
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    Public office holders should spend carefully, Freeland says after report on Rideau Hall renos

    Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland wouldn’t say whether she believes the expenses were appropriate but she did say she thinks…
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    How the tariff battle between Canada and the United States will impact Canadians

    The U.S. reimposing tariffs on some Canadian aluminum exports and Canada intends to put a reciprocal surtax on aluminum and…
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    ‘Totally unacceptable:’ Doug Ford slams Trump for imposing aluminum tariffs

    ‘Go out there and buy Ontario-made products,’ Premier Doug Ford said. Read More Source
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    Could Europe’s Cyprus halloumi dispute derail CETA? Maybe, but solution likely

    Cyrpus wants special designation status for its halloumi cheese, and is using CETA as leverage. Read More Source
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    Program to help provinces weather fiscal shocks needs reform amid coronavirus: economist

    University of Calgary economist Trevor Tombe is urging Ottawa to review and reform the federal stabilization program in short order.…
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    Trudeau government should rethink EI as CERB winds down, labour group warns

    The federal government estimates four million people will be moved onto employment insurance when the Canada Emergency Response Benefit starts…
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    N.S. Premier Stephen McNeil stepping down from public office

    ‘I’ve always believed governing is not about power, but about purpose.’ Read More Source
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    COMMENTARY: Kinder, gentler approach to COVID put to the test in B.C.

    Killing COVID-19 with kindness has been Bonnie Henry’s strategy. But Mike Smyth says B.C.’s top doc is under pressure to…
    5 days ago

    Coronavirus upends Trump, Biden convention plans ahead of the 2020 election

    At the last minute, U.S. President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, are searching for places to impressively…
    6 days ago

    Florida surpasses 500K coronavirus cases as testing resumes after tropical storm

    Florida reported 225 new deaths Wednesday, bringing its seven-day average of daily reported deaths to a high of 185, behind…
    6 days ago

    UN Security Council to vote on extending Iran arms embargo next week: Pompeo

    The arms embargo on Iran is currently set to end on Oct. 18 under Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world…
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    B.C. urges feds to tighten up coronavirus measures for airlines

    The transportation minister says she hopes Ottawa will require the airlines to agree on consistent rules on eating, use of…
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    Conservative leadership race: Latest fundraising data shows tight battle for donations

    Erin O’Toole moved ahead of rival Peter MacKay to become the fundraising leader between April and June. Read More Source
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    Feds reserve $3.3B for infrastructure projects to address coronavirus challenges

    Those projects include retrofits to public buildings like schools and long-term care facilities, and measures related to physical distancing, like…
    6 days ago

    Coronavirus security restrictions enforced in Kashmir 1 year after autonomy was stripped

    Officials lifted a curfew in the restive region’s main city of Srinagar late Tuesday, but said restrictions on public movement,…
    6 days ago

    Neil Young sues Donald Trump campaign over usage of his music

    The legendary Canadian rocker filed a lawsuit against the Trump campaign, citing copyright infringement. Read More Source
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    Pfizer announces deal to supply Canada with coronavirus vaccine candidate

    The global race for a vaccine is on and countries are expected to face fierce competition for supplies. Read More…
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    U.S. health chief to visit Taiwan amid the coronavirus pandemic, likely angering China

    The United States, like most countries, has no formal diplomatic ties with Taiwan, having ditched Taipei in favor of Beijing…

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