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November 17, 2018 12:36 AM Ottawa to deliver competitive boost for Canadian companies

He said soft oil prices have created a “new headwind” for the Canadian economy. Markets, he said, are watching closely for Morneau’s response “to the competitive challenges posed by last year’s U.S. tax reforms,” particularly a made-in-Canada capital investment boost. “If Morneau delivers on that hope, some will see it as a new tailwind for a Canadian 6

November 13, 2018 8:53 PM A $1.7-trillion fund manager joins critics of Trudeau oil policy

One of the largest foreign holders of Canadian energy stocks says investors are turning away from the country, frustrated over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s failure to get pipelines built to ease a record discount for oil-sands crude. In a letter to the prime minister, Darren Peers, an analyst and investor at Los Angeles-based Capital Group Cos., warns 10

November 13, 2018 12:47 AM Ottawa talking with Pakistan about bringing woman released from death row to Canada

OTTAWA—The federal government is talking with Pakistan about the possibility of bringing a Pakistani woman, who was recently released from death row, to Canada. Asia Bibi, a Christian, was sentenced to death in Pakistan eight years ago for blasphemy after being convicted of insulting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad — a charge her family has long denied 8

November 6, 2018 10:31 PM Justin Trudeau treads carefully on U.S. election day

While Americans were rendering their verdict on Donald Trump’s politics on Tuesday, Justin Trudeau was on CNN, talking about the “elephant and moose” relationship between Canada and the United States. Canada is still “massively outweighed” in that metaphor, Trudeau told CNN interviewer Poppy Harlow, but “will stand securely in our own strength and our own approach 14

November 6, 2018 2:43 PM Trudeau says Canada could ratify new NAFTA even if U.S. tariffs stay put

WASHINGTON—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t ruling out the possibility that Canada will ratify its new North American trade deal with the United States and Mexico even if U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum exports are still in place. In an interview with CNN, portions of which are airing as U.S. voters cast ballots in pivotal midterm elections, Trudeau 13

November 5, 2018 4:23 PM Encana founder blames Trudeau for Newfield deal

Encana Corp.’s founder and former chief executive officer Gwyn Morgan said he’s disappointed by the driller’s $5.5 billion (U.S.) purchase of Newfield Exploration Co., which moves focus to the U.S. and dashes his hopes that the company would represent Canada on the world stage. Morgan, who named the oil and gas producer Encana to evoke “Energy Canada 11

November 1, 2018 1:28 PM Prime Minister Trudeau in Churchill, Man. as town celebrates rail line repairs

CHURCHILL, MAN.—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to visit the northern Manitoba community of Churchill today as residents celebrate the arrival of the first train to roll into town in more than a year. The train pulled in Wednesday evening, surprising residents who expected it to arrive the following day. Flooding in the spring of 2017 damaged the tracks 15

October 26, 2018 2:05 PM Trudeau discusses revamped trade pact, tariffs with incoming Mexican president Lopez Obrador

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he has discussed the revamped North American trade deal with Mexico’s incoming president. In a statement today, Trudeau said he spoke with president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday, well before the Mexican leader begins his term on Dec. 1. The prime minister said the pair talked about the United 20

October 25, 2018 10:32 PM Freeland, Trudeau defend media as Trump tweets about U.S. mail bombs

“This is absolutely reprehensible and Canada really we extend as a government, and I think I can probably speak for the country when I say this, our tremendous sympathy and support for the people who have been targeted and a categorical condemnation,” she said. Trump, who has been accused many times of stoking anger against the media calling journalists 20

October 16, 2018 6:04 PM Ethiopia’s new Cabinet made up of 50 per cent women

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA—Ethiopia’s new Cabinet is now a record 50 per cent female, including the country’s first woman defence minister, after lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved the nominations put forward by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. “Our women ministers will disprove the old adage that women can’t lead,” Abiy said while presenting his choices 22