Trump threatens Canada over dairy trade, slaps tariff on lumber

Apr 26, 2017

Trump threatens Canada over dairy trade, slaps tariff on lumber

Trade tensions spiked between Washington and Ottawa Tuesday as President Donald Trump accused Canada of being “very rough” on its southern neighbor and threatened to retaliate against new restrictions on U.S. dairy products. Trump also touted his administration’s surprise decision late Monday to rekindle ...

Apr 17, 2017

U.S. dairy farmers worry NAFTA renegotiation could harm Mexico trade

U.S. dairy farmers already struggling with low milk prices worry President Donald Trump’s talk of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement could harm trade to Mexico, its biggest export market. About 15 percent of dairy production in the United States is exported, with ...

Apr 12, 2017

Canada ramps up airline security steps following U.S., U.K. lead

Canada’s transport minister on Tuesday announced stepped-up security measures on some international flights to the country, acknowledging a “risk” that led to the United States banning certain personal electronics in the cabin of flights from several countries. However, Minister Marc Garneau declined to elaborate ...

/ Apr 1, 2017

U.S. women blank Canada at worlds

The U.S. women’s hockey team, fueled and fired up by an opportunity to play in a tournament it was willing to sit out, started fast and strong against its rival in a highly charged and physical game. Brianna Decker broke a scoreless tie late ...

Canada looks to legalize recreational pot by July 2018

/ Mar 28, 2017

Canada looks to legalize recreational pot by July 2018

Canadians should be able to smoke marijuana legally by July 1, 2018, a senior government official said Monday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government will introduce legislation to legalize recreational marijuana the week of April 10th and it should become law by July next ...

Keystone approval spells headache for Canada's Trudeau

Mar 26, 2017

Keystone approval spells headache for Canada's Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was quick to welcome Washington’s approval Friday of a major new pipeline from Canada into the United States, but observers say it creates political headaches for his administration. Trudeau has sought to strike a balance between two competing policies — ...

Center-right parties set to merge in Canada's oil-rich Alberta

/ Mar 19, 2017

Center-right parties set to merge in Canada's oil-rich Alberta

A candidate with plans to merge Alberta’s splintered right-leaning factions has won the leadership of the province’s Progressive Conservatives (PC), the party said on Saturday, heralding a political shift in Canada’s oil heartland. The merger plan by former federal Cabinet minister Jason Kenney will ...