Duterte moves to forcibly send trash back to Canada

Business May 23, 2019

Duterte moves to forcibly send trash back to Canada

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago be forcibly shipped back to Canada, Duterte's spokesman said Wednesday. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo held a news conference to announce that Duterte ...

Trump lifts steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico

Business May 18, 2019

Trump lifts steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico

President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal to lift U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico that had created friction between the neighbors and blocked a new North American free trade agreement. "I'm pleased to announce that we've just reached ...

World May 17, 2019

Trudeau calls Chinese arrests of two Canadians 'unacceptable'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday called the arrest of two Canadians in China "unacceptable" and vowed to stand up to Beijing over the detentions. "We will consistently and always stand up for Canadians, particularly these Canadians who have been arbitrarily detained," he told ...

Steve Mnuchin sees progress on steel tariffs with Mexico and Canada

Business May 16, 2019

Steve Mnuchin sees progress on steel tariffs with Mexico and Canada

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. is making progress in talks with Canada and Mexico over steel tariffs, potentially overcoming a key hurdle toward approval of a trade agreement between the three countries. Appearing before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee Wednesday, Mnuchin also said he ...

World / Crime & Legal May 10, 2019

Billions in dirty cash helped fuel Vancouver's housing boom

Vancouver penthouses, ski chalets at Whistler, and holiday retreats in Persian Gulf islands are among the thousands of properties identified in a dirty-money probe that estimates more than 7 billion Canadian dollars ($5 billion) was laundered through British Columbia last year. The startling findings from ...

GM will sell Lordstown plant and invest in Ohio, says Trump

Business May 9, 2019

GM will sell Lordstown plant and invest in Ohio, says Trump

General Motors Co. moved to solve two major political headaches on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump announced the Detroit automaker will sell its Lordstown, Ohio, plant to a company to build electric trucks, while GM said it would maintain some operations at a ...