Why Canada raced to get in on the CPTPP trade deal

The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 11-country Asia-Pacific trade agreement revived after being abandoned by the Americans, is now in effect. Agrifood exporters or consumers shopping for Japanese cars may benefit now – but Canada’s larger goals are strategic. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Karen Wang wins Liberal nomination in Burnaby South to take on NDP leader Jagmeet Singh

Small business owner Karen Wang has won the Liberal nomination in the B.C. riding of Burnaby South, where she will go on to challenge NDP leader Jagmeet Singh in an upcoming federal byelection.​ Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Retrial ordered for Canadian sentenced in China for drug smuggling

A court in China has ordered a retrial for a Canadian man who was found guilty and sentenced last month on drug smuggling charges. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Pro-pipeline rally draws 1,000 attendees in Alberta town of about 6,600

Speakers at another pro-pipeline rally in Alberta continued their attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday, saying if leaders in Ottawa don’t hear their message now, they will when a planned convoy More...

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Canadian woman detained in China has returned home

Sarah McIver, a Canadian teacher who was detained in China earlier this month, has returned to Canada, Global Affairs Canada says. The Alberta woman, who was held over a work-permit issue related to her teaching More...

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Sarah McIver's aunt says she believes school officials in China made error

The aunt of an Alberta woman who has been released from custody in China says she believes it was a mistake by her niece’s employer that resulted in her arrest. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Voters want something new, campaigns (sometimes) still matter — and other political lessons of 2018

Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and the U.S. midterms: Change was in the air in 2018’s elections. And that could hold a few broader lessons for the eventful election year to come. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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International trade in 2018: making sense of a 'tarrifying' year

CBC News surveyed a dozen Canadian and American researchers, lecturers, lawyers and business advocates to sum up this complicated and often frustrating year in international trade. Here are a few highlights from More...

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Brian Gallant quits as leader of New Brunswick Liberal Party

Former premier Brian Gallant says he’ll step down as leader of the Liberal Party earlier than planned. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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No regrets as Notley looks back on last 3 years

With dreams dashed of cutting the ribbon on a new Trans Mountain pipeline expansion — at least for now — Premier Rachel Notley is in the middle of a pre-election pivot. Powered by WPeMatico  More...