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July 13, 2018 1:42 PM Survey says NAFTA talks hurt Canadian exporters even before trade dispute

OTTAWA—A growing number of Canadian exporters were saying the NAFTA talks were having a negative impact on their operations even before the trade dispute with the United States escalated in recent weeks. A survey done for Export Development Canada found 28 per cent of the 1,000 exporters asked said the NAFTA talks had a negative impact on their Canadian 8

July 12, 2018 6:03 PM Comcast boosts Sky bid to $34 billion, topping Murdoch’s offer

Comcast Corp. increased its takeover bid for Sky Plc to $34 billion US, topping an offer from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc. and escalating a global standoff between the media giants. Comcast, the largest U.S. cable company, is now offering 14.75 pounds a share for Sky, valuing Britain’s top pay-TV provider at 26 billion pounds, according to a statement 8

July 11, 2018 11:37 PM Canadian cricket players view Global T20 league as an experience builder

KING CITY, ONT.—Canadian cricketers are viewing the Global T20 league as an opportunity to improve their play at a high level. While teams are required to have at least four Canadians on their rosters, there is no obligation to play any of them. Canada falls under the ICC associates category along with 92 other nations. Each team in the Global T20 is required 8

July 11, 2018 9:39 AM Trudeau announces new Canada led NATO training mission in Iraq

BRUSSELS— The Canadian military will command a new NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq for its first year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in Brussels on Wednesday as part of the annual alliance summit. Trudeau said the mission, to begin in the fall of 2018 in Baghdad and the surrounding vicinity, will include the deployment of as many as 250 Canadian 6

July 10, 2018 12:13 AM Global T20 Canada cricket tourney prepares for second round

KING CITY, ONT.—The second round of the Global T20 Canada cricket tournament gets underway Tuesday at the Maple Leaf Cricket Club, with a development side from the Caribbean leading the table ahead of teams featuring top cricket talent. It appeared the other teams were caught napping by the young Caribbean side until Jamaican superstar Chris Gayle and the Vancouver 7

July 7, 2018 4:07 PM Toronto police chief launches probe after officer pens scathing letter blaming mayor for rising gun violence

“Right now, there are conflicting points between what has been reported in the media and what our investigation has uncovered,” Saunders said in a statement Friday night. Saunders’ statement did not name the officer, but he has been identified as Sgt. Mark Hayward. The officer will face disciplinary action if the investigation concludes that there was misconduct 10

July 4, 2018 7:56 PM Canadian cybersecurity talent gap growing, report warns

A new report by Deloitte says Canada is facing growing demand for cybersecurity talent that schools and other organizations are struggling to address. The consultancy says demand for cyber talent in Canada is climbing by seven per cent annually and estimates there will be more than 5,000 cybersecurity roles to fill between 2018 and 2021, but did not say how big a recruitment 72

July 4, 2018 7:40 PM U.S. Border Patrol questions crews of at least 10 fishing vessels in Canadian waters

GRAND MANAN, N.B.—A spokesperson for New Brunswick fishermen based on Grand Manan Island says at least 10 Canadian fishing boats have been intercepted by U.S. Border Patrol agents since last week while fishing in the disputed waters around Machias Seal Island. Laurence Cook, chairman of the LFA 38 Lobster Advisory Board, says some Canadian vessels were boarded 70

July 4, 2018 2:45 PM Andersson the understated symbol of post-Zlatan Sweden at World Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA—A merry band of about a thousand yellow-clad Sweden fans stayed after the game, singing in a stand behind the goal and ignoring repeated requests from the stadium announcer to make their way out. Their team had just reached a World Cup quarterfinal for the first time in 24 years, and they were going to enjoy the moment. “It feels 13

June 27, 2018 5:40 PM Global chemical weapons watchdog gets authority to assign blame for illegal attacks

BRUSSELS — Member nations of the global chemical weapons watchdog voted Wednesday to give the organization the authority to apportion blame for illegal attacks, expanding its powers following a bitter dispute pitting between Britain and its western allies against Russia and Syria. The 82-24 vote provided the necessary two-thirds majority to enlarge the purview 14