Friday, 23 August 2019

Tag Archives: Canada

France says Europe united against US tariffs

AIX-EN-PROVENCE: The French government insisted on Sunday that Washington should expect united retaliation from Europe to further tariff increases after Germany signaled it was prepared to negotiate. With Germany’s powerful car industry facing the threat of higher U.S. duties, Chancellor Angela Merkel said last Thursday she would back a lowering ...

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Canada hits back at US on tariffs, says it will not back down

OTTAWA: Canada struck back at the Trump administration over US steel and aluminium tariffs on Friday, vowing to impose punitive measures on C$16.6 billion ($12.63 billion) worth of American goods until Washington relents. The announcement by Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland marks a new low in ties between the neighbors and ...

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Canada to announce marijuana legalization date soon

TORONTO: The Canadian government said Wednesday it will soon announce the date when cannabis will become legal – but warned it will remain illegal until then. The Senate gave final passage to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bill to legalize cannabis on Tuesday. But Canadians will have to wait at least ...

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UK excludes India from relaxed student visa rules

LONDON: The UK government has caused outrage with its decision to exclude Indian students from a new list of countries considered “low risk” in order to facilitate an easier visa application process to UK universities. In changes to its immigration policy tabled in Parliament yesterday, the UK Home Office announced ...

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Trudeau aims for G7 to pick up fight against extreme nationalism

TORONTO: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hopes the G7 will step up to fight extreme nationalism, and adopt concrete measures on the environment and women’s education in crisis zones when it meets in Canada next month, he told AFP in an exclusive interview. “Many countries and many citizens are questioning ...

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US keeps China, Canada, India on IP priority watch list

WASHINGTON: China has made the US Trade Representative’s Priority Watch List for the 14th year in a row for alleged intellectual property failings. Alongside China, the 2018 Special 301 Report on intellectual property rights listed 35 other countries deemed to have “inadequate or ineffective” IP protection or enforcement or which ...

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Toronto Man Faces 23 Charges After Van Attack Leaves 10 Dead

Police on the scene after a van plowed into pedestrians in Toronto on April 23, 2018.  – Photographer: Cole Burston/Getty Images  TORONTO: A van struck and killed 10 pedestrians Monday afternoon in north Toronto and the driver fled the scene, Canadian police said. Fifteen others were injured in the incident. ...

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Justin Trudeau’s India visit overshadowed

NEW DELHI: Justin Trudeau’s state visit to India has been overshadowed by revelations that a businessman convicted of trying to assassinate an Indian minister in the 1980s was invited to several official events. The week-long tour of the subcontinent has been dogged by suggestions the Canadian prime minister is being ...

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Trudeau snubbed by Modi on his India visit

NEW DEHLI: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in India on a week-long visit but the Indian leader Narendra Modi is not with him. Contrary to what has been the practice of Indian PM of welcoming important foreign leaders at the airport, receiving minister was State Minister Agriculture Ganjendra Singh, ...

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Trudeau begins India trip with Taj Mahal visit

AGRA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday toured the Taj Mahal with his wife and children as he began a week-long visit to promote trade and investment with India. Trudeau , his wife Sophie Gregoire and their three children posed for a family portrait before marvelling at the legendary marble ...

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