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China Stops All Meat Imports From Canada Amid Strained Bilateral Ties

Beijing's attitude towards Ottawa soured in December 2018, when Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was detained in Vancouver at Washington’s request. The incident was followed by China's arrest of two Canadian nationals who were accused of spying.
Related topics: China, Canada, Beijing, Huawei, Vancouver

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Absence And Evidence

Guest commentary by Michael Tobis, a retired climate scientist. He is a software developer and science writer living in Ottawa, Ontario. A recent opinion piece by economist Ross McKitrick in the Financial Post, which attracted considerable...
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Lawsuit Argues New Air Travel Rules Violate Passengers’ Charter Rights

OTTAWA — Two advocates have filed a lawsuit against Canada’s transport regulator, arguing that new air travel rules that allow tarmac delays of nearly four hours violate the charter rights of some Canadians living with a disability. Bob...
Related topics: Lawsuits, Canada

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Rumors Today

from Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun, If the Vegas Golden Knights really want to get the contract of the injured David Clarkson off the books, they’re likely going to have to give up a first-round pick. It doesn’t sound like...
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Pbo Sets Budget Baseline For Campaign Vows With Tools, Deficit Projections

OTTAWA — Parliament’s spending watchdog is predicting years of deficits deeper than the government has laid out. The numbers are in a report the parliamentary budget office says should set the baseline for the campaign promises parties...
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Governments Earned $186m In Pot Taxes In 5 1/2 Months Of Legalization: Statcan

Federal and provincial governments earned $186 million in cannabis-related revenue in the first 5 1/2 months since legalization in October, Statistics Canada said Wednesday. The Ottawa-based agency said revenue came from product-specific excise...
Related topics: Taxes, Canada

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Kelly Craft Absent From Post For Over 300 Days, Menendez Notes

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft was absent from her post for more than 300 days during her tenure in Ottawa, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's top Democrat said today during Craft's confirmation hearing to become the American envoy to...
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America’s Vacuum At The U.n.

It is now almost half a year since the United States has had an ambassador to the United Nations. Nikki Haley’s designated successor, former Trump administration ambassador to Ottawa Kelly Knight Craft, faces her confirmation hearing before the...
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Ottawa Estimates Corporations Dodged Up To $11.4 Billion In 2014 Tax Payments

Corporations avoided paying Ottawa between $9.4 billion and $11.4 billion in taxes in 2014, according to a new federal estimate by the Canada Revenue Agency. The report estimates a “tax gap” — the difference between what is owed...
Related topics: Canada, Taxes

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Senators Re-sign Duclair: A Perfect Deal

The offseason is in full swing now. The Ottawa Senators recently announced that they have re-signed winger Anthony Duclair to a one-year, $1.65 million deal. Duclair was acquired just before the 2019 Trade Deadline as a part of the Ryan Dzingel...
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Trump’s U.n. Nominee Was ‘absent’ Ambassador

“President Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to the United Nations – current U.S. ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft – was frequently absent from her post in Ottawa, raising questions about her level of engagement with the job,”...
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Canada May Need Additional Carbon Taxes To Meet Its Paris Targets, Pbo Says

OTTAWA — Canada’s price on carbon will have to be five times what it is now if the country is to reach its Paris Agreement greenhouse-gas emissions targets just by charging for those emissions, Parliament’s budget watchdog says. The...
Related topics: Canada, Taxes, France, Paris

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Mps Face Summer Recall For New Nafta Approval If No U.s. Progress Next Week

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is prepared to recall Parliament this summer to ratify the new North American trade agreement, The Canadian Press has learned. As much as the government wants to move “in tandem” with the United States...
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Thousands Hear Anti-ottawa Messages At Pro-pipeline Rally In Calgary

CALGARY — Anger was on full display under the hot spring sun as thousands of oil and gas industry supporters gathered on the Calgary Stampede grounds to hear speakers take turns blasting the federal Liberal government for policies they blame...
Related topics: Canada, Calgary

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Venezuela To Halt Consular Services In Canada - Caracas

BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Caracas will stop providing services in its consulates in Canada, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Sunday. The move comes in a response to similar actions made earlier by Ottawa.
Related topics: Venezuela, Canada, Argentina, Buenos Aires

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Mexican Envoy Says New Nafta To Get Quick Approval Despite U.s. Tariff Threat

OTTAWA — Mexico’s ambassador to Canada says his country will formally ratify the new North American trade deal within the next two weeks after having overcome its latest tariff drama with the United States by then. Both houses of...
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Scheer Vows Internal Free-trade Deal As Part Of Vision For Stronger Federation

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer is promising that a Conservative government would negotiate a deal to eliminate trade barriers among Canada’s provinces. The Conservative leader made the commitment Tuesday as he outlined his vision for “a...
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Can You See Erik Karlsson Returning To Ottawa?

from Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun, If the Senators did, in fact, make a long-term, big-money offer to Erik Karlsson before trading him — and if they really do want the best defenceman in franchise history to be part of their future plans...
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Liberals Merge Youth Employment Programs In Revamped Jobs Strategy

OTTAWA — Myriad federal programs aimed at helping young people get and keep jobs are being merged as part of a revamped youth employment strategy. The changes the Liberal government unveiled Monday are meant to make applying for money simpler and...
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Pence Says Us-canada Relationship Has ‘never Been Stronger’

OTTAWA — Vice-President Mike Pence said Thursday that the U.S.-Canada relationship has “never been stronger,” less than a year after a trade tiff had chilled the allies’ historically warm ties. Pence was in the Canadian capital...
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