Despite tough rules in Canada, illegal guns within reach

Jan 31, 2017

Despite tough rules in Canada, illegal guns within reach

Canada’s gun control laws ban dozens of assault rifles, but some permitted firearms are easily modified for greater damage, and more lax regulations in the United States make smuggled weapons accessible, experts said after a rare Canadian mass shooting on Sunday. A man was ...

Trump set to start renegotiating NAFTA with Mexico, Canada

Jan 23, 2017

Trump set to start renegotiating NAFTA with Mexico, Canada

U.S. President Donald Trump pledged Sunday to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement in upcoming talks with the leaders of Mexico and Canada. “We’re meeting with the prime minister of Canada and we will be meeting with the president of Mexico, who ...

Jan 18, 2017

Canadian energy firms at bigger risk from cyber, bomb attacks, spy agency says

Canada’s main spy agency last year warned energy companies about an increasing risk of cyber espionage and attacks on pipelines, oil storage and shipment facilities and power transmission towers using homemade explosives, according to a classified document obtained by Reuters. The Canadian Security Intelligence ...

Jan 15, 2017

Trudeau says Canada's oil sands must be phased out

Canada must “phase out” Alberta’s oil sands and end the country’s dependence on hydrocarbons, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday. “We can’t shut down the oil sands tomorrow. We need to phase them out,” he said. “We need to manage the transition off ...

Jan 10, 2017

Honda to invest more than $370 million in Canadian plant

Honda will invest 492 million Canadian dollars ($372 million) in its Alliston factory north of Toronto, with financial support from the federal government and province of Ontario, Canadian Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains said on Monday. The governments of Canada and Ontario will each ...