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June 21, 2018 12:16 AM Trudeau urges Canadians to travel and buy Canadian in the face of U.S. trade dispute

OTTAWA—As a Canada-U.S. trade dispute threatens to grow nastier, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is encouraging Canadians to travel and spend at home though he stopped just shy of urging a boycott of American goods and destinations. Asked by reporters how Canadians should respond to the ongoing trade actions of the U.S. administration of President Donald 8

June 18, 2018 6:04 PM Aurora-based Magna strikes deal with China’s largest electric vehicle maker

China surpassed the U.S. in 2015 as the largest market for EVs, helped by government subsidies and stringent emissions rules. A local facility in China helps Magna enter the fast-growing market while potentially helping it to lessen the impact of any increases in export costs resulting from the intensifying trade spat between the U.S. and China. Owned 8

June 18, 2018 5:48 PM Trump announces new U.S. military branch: 'Space Force'

President says new force will be 'separate but equal' branch of military President Donald Trump announced Monday that he is directing the Pentagon to create the "Space Force" as an independent service branch. Trump said "we are going to have the space force" which he deemed a "separate but equal" branch of the military. The president said the United 8

June 18, 2018 4:47 PM Teenage star R.J. Barrett added to roster for Canadian senior camp

The camp in Vancouver features six NBA players in Khem Birch (Orlando), Chris Boucher (Golden State), Dillon Brooks (Memphis), Cory Joseph (Indiana), Kelly Olynyk (Miami), Dwight Powell (Dallas). The Canadians will host China in a pair of exhibition games on Friday in Vancouver and Sunday in Victoria. Canada resumes its World Cup qualifying on June 29 with a first-place 10

June 12, 2018 12:58 AM Donald Trump says top economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack

U.S. President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, was “doing well” on Monday night after suffering a heart attack, a White House spokeswoman said. “Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack,” Trump said in a tweet from Singapore shortly before his summit with Kim Jong Un. “He is now in Walter 10

June 10, 2018 1:14 PM Vladimir Putin says he’s happy to meet with Donald Trump whenever U.S. is ready

QINGDAO, CHINA—Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he’s happy to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump once Washington is ready to hold the summit. Putin, speaking to reporters in Qingdao, China, where he attended a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, said he agreed with Trump’s expressions of concern about a renewed arms race. Putin 12

June 7, 2018 9:22 PM Facebook made some private posts public for up to 14 million users

Facebook says a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million users over several days in May. The problem, which Facebook says it has fixed, is the latest privacy scandal for the world's largest social media company. On Thursday, the company said the bug automatically suggested that users make new posts public, even if they had previously 12

June 7, 2018 4:34 PM Canadians Benfeito, McKay capture bronze at Diving World Cup in China

WUHAN, CHINA—Canadians Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay captured a bronze medal in the women’s 10-metre synchro platform on Thursday at the FINA Diving World Cup. Benfeito, from Montreal, and McKay, from Calgary, enjoyed a trip to the podium in their first World Cup as teammates. “We’re really happy, it was our personal best and I think we did a good job of enjoying 8

June 5, 2018 12:05 PM Ottawa Senators onesies recalled due to metal snaps being possible choking hazard

OTTAWA—Bright red onesies featuring the Ottawa Senators logo are being recalled because the metal snaps could come loose and present a choking hazard. Health Canada says the onesies also have a Canadian Tire logo on the right sleeve. About 5,100 of the onesies were sold in Canada between October and November 2017. The federal agency says there has been one report 13

June 1, 2018 12:16 PM Trump says summit with Kim Jong Un is back on

After the meeting, Trump posed for photos with Kim Yong Chol outside the Oval Office, and they talked amiably at Kim’s black SUV before he was driven away. Trump told reporters he hadn’t yet read the letter from the North Korean leader and added with a smile, “I may be in for a big surprise, folks.” But minutes earlier, he had described the note as “a very interesting 10