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Canada signs onto new NAFTA despite the persistence of steel and aluminum tariffs

By Canadian Press
November 30, 2018 - 12:02pm

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Signing on to a revamped NAFTA alleviates the serious economic uncertainty that lingered throughout the negotiating process, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday while flanked by U.S. President Donald Trump and outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at a highly-anticipated formalizing of the trade pact in Buenos Aires.

Uncertainty would have only worsened and caused additional economic damage.....

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Supply managed farmers to get compensation as a result of trade deal

By Canadian Press
October 1, 2018 - 1:24pm

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the new trade deal with the United States and Mexico is a good one for Canada that protects the agricultural supply management system and staves off threatened auto tariffs.

Speaking to reporters in Ottawa, Trudeau says the revamped NAFTA deal — renamed the United States-Mexico-Canada.....

'That can't come soon enough:' Churchill hopes propane crisis sparks railway repair

By Canadian Press
July 3, 2018 - 12:17pm

CHURCHILL, Man. — People in Churchill wrapped up in scarves and mittens as they walked down the streets of the northern Manitoba community over the weekend, but despite the weather many homes maintained the chill inside.

Churchill is critically low on propane — a fuel that is used to heat many buildings......

Charges stayed in 'Surrey Six' slayings, judge seals reasons for decision

By Canadian Press
December 1, 2017 - 4:48pm

VANCOUVER — A judge has stayed charges of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder against a man accused in the execution-style slayings of six men in Surrey, B.C.

Jamie Bacon was accused of the first-degree murder of Corey Lal, one of six people murdered in a highrise apartment in October 2007.

The B.C......

Scrapping cap and trade would cost families more, Wynne says of Tories' plan

By Canadian Press
December 1, 2017 - 3:50pm

TORONTO — Replacing Ontario's cap-and-trade program with a carbon tax, which the Progressive Conservatives promise to do if they win the election next year, would lead to higher gas prices and more expensive home heating bills, says Premier Kathleen Wynne.

Wynne says the Tory plan — part of the party's election platform unveiled last week — will cost Ontario families.....

Eight-year-old girl dies after being hit by snowplow in Quebec City

By Canadian Press
December 1, 2017 - 3:42pm

QUEBEC — An eight-year-old girl was struck and killed by a snowplow in Quebec City on Friday, police said.

The child was pronounced dead in hospital, while the snowplow driver was also transported to hospital to be treated for nervous shock, said Cyndi Pare, a spokeswoman for the city police.

There were few details regarding the circumstances.....

Winnipeg police release name of off-duty officer charged with impaired driving

By Canadian Press
December 1, 2017 - 3:34pm

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg police officer is facing impaired driving charges as well as unsafe storage of a firearm.

The officer was off-duty when he was arrested after a vehicle crashed into a fence on Sunday.

Michael Richard Hawley, who is 49, has been charged with care and control of a.....