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January 8, 2019 2:44 PM Scotiabank may find path to exit Thanachart in Thai bank merger

A bank merger in Thailand may finally give Bank of Nova Scotia a path to retreat from the Southeast Asian nation after three years of trying. Thai lenders Thanachart Bank PCL and TMB Bank PCL are in talks to merge in a deal supported by Thailand’s government. Such a transaction could give Canada’s Scotiabank — which owns 49 per cent of Bangkok-based 26

December 26, 2018 8:32 PM Trump visits U.S. troops in Iraq for first trip to a conflict zone

Trump’s unannounced visit on the day after Christmas continues a holiday tradition followed by previous presidents. Vice President Pence visited Afghanistan on Dec. 22, 2017, to address troops and meet with commanders at Bagram Airfield near Kabul. Although Trump has previously addressed U.S. troops stationed overseas, including in Italy, Japan and South 27

December 21, 2018 9:59 PM Mattis resignation not likely to damage Canada-U. S. security ties, according to experts

He says Canada should be concerned about losing this ally close to the White House, although this concern could be eased depending on who President Donald Trump nominates as his replacement. Mattis was widely seen as a moderating influence on U.S. President Donald Trump over the last two years, which is why concerns have been raised by ally nations about 31

December 11, 2018 11:37 PM Jayne Eastwood is ACTRA Toronto’s pick for its 2019 Award of Excellence

She is also a voice and theatre actor. She was part of the cast of a legendary Toronto production of Godspell that brought together future comedy stars Martin Short, Andrea Martin, Gilda Radner and Eugene Levy in 1972. She won a Gemini Award in 1998 for the TV movie Dangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore Story as well as the Earle Grey Award for lifetime 24

December 7, 2018 8:06 PM U.S.-China friction threatens to undercut the fight against climate change

They have the largest carbon footprints. Also the largest economies. Now, as diplomats meet in Poland for high-stakes climate negotiations, a pitched standoff between the United States and China threatens to slow global action on climate change precisely at a time when the risks of catastrophe are accelerating. The tensions between Washington and Beijing 27

November 30, 2018 4:52 PM N.B. Tories survive throne speech vote, plan to end ban on fracking

Saint John Harbour Liberal MLA Gerry Lowe voted with the Tories and the People’s Alliance parties to support the subamendment, but he voted with his party and the three Green members in opposition of the throne speech. Lowe says increased activity for the LNG terminal near Saint John would mean more tax dollars flowing into his riding. The governing 31

November 13, 2018 4:39 PM Game of Thrones to return in April 2019, HBO announces

“Every battle, every betrayal, every alliance, every risk, every fight, every sacrifice, every oath, every death is all #forthethrone,” read the accompanying text. Jon Snow (Kit Harington) has the last word in the video: “There’s only one war that matters and it is here,” he says over footage of him facing down the Night King, the terrifying leader of the supernatural 37

November 13, 2018 2:17 PM Pence, Abe agree on North Korea sanctions, new trade talks

TOKYO—U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday reaffirmed the need to keep sanctions on North Korea to achieve its denuclearization as they showcased their bilateral alliance, while Pence also urged Japan to do more to reduce the U.S. trade deficit. Pence and Abe also agreed to deepen co-operation in promoting 31

November 10, 2018 4:25 PM Trump and Macron meet in Paris before World War I commemoration ceremonies

“I think he has shed any illusion about Trump that flattering him will be a way of getting concessions,” said Thomas Wright, a Europe expert at the Brookings Institution. “But he is hesitant to push back hard because he’s not sure what that will get him. It’s cautious realism.” Trump arrived in Paris late Friday to attend a ceremony Sunday, organized 65

November 9, 2018 2:26 PM Keystone XL pipeline project blocked by judge in Montana

The Indigenous Environmental Network, River Alliance and Northern Plains Resource Council filed a pair of lawsuits against the U.S. in March 2017 shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump gave his approval for the project to cross the U.S.-Canada border. TransCanada joined the litigation to defend the permit approval. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris 36