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July 27, 2018 1:17 PM GM faces fiscal, political conundrums as it assesses plants

Dziczek thinks GM will take the final choice, converting car plants to trucks and SUVs, especially if the Trump administration slaps 25-per-cent tariffs on imported vehicles. GM, which imports some of its profit-rich pickup trucks from Silao, Mexico, and SUVs from China, would be hard-pressed to absorb the tariff cost. So in order to say competitive 15

July 16, 2018 12:29 PM An aisle-by-aisle look at how to buy Canadian at the grocery store

TORONTO—Some consumers have vowed to take their patriotism to the supermarket and buy only made-in-Canada products after the federal government slapped retaliatory tariffs on dozens of U.S. goods as part of an escalating trade war with the country’s biggest trading partner. However, avoiding products from south of the border that are on the tariff list is easier 15

June 18, 2018 10:55 PM Marijuana bill goes back to Senate after House rejects 13 amendments

OTTAWA — The federal government’s bill to legalize recreational cannabis is on its way back to the Senate. The House of Commons has voted 205-82 to reject 13 amendments passed by the upper house, including one which would have authorized provinces to prohibit home cultivation of marijuana plants if they choose. Senators will now have to decide whether 15

June 18, 2018 3:26 PM South Korea suspends wheat and flour sales from Canada over GMO plants found in Alberta

Moves comes on heels of similar move by Japan last week South Korea has suspended the sale of wheat and flour from Canada after the announcement last week of the discovery in mid-2017 of an unapproved genetically modified trait in Alberta. "We will only allow sale of wheat products that are confirmed not to contain unapproved genetically modified wheat 60

June 15, 2018 2:01 PM Japan blocks Canadian wheat after unapproved GMO plants found in Alberta

CFIA says small amount of wheat with genetically modified trait found last summer A Japanese Farm Ministry official said on Friday it has suspended its tender and sale of wheat from Canada after grain containing a genetically modified trait was discovered last summer in Alberta. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said Thursday the wheat containing 68

June 7, 2018 9:53 PM Senate prepares to vote on pot legalization bill tonight

OTTAWA—Senators are giving their final pitches for and against legalizing marijuana as they prepare to vote tonight on the Trudeau government’s landmark legislation to lift Canada’s 95-year-old prohibition on recreational cannabis. Bill C-45 appears likely to pass, despite the resolute opposition of the 32 Conservative senators and uneasiness among some independent 26

May 25, 2018 9:31 PM Scientists find some Puget Sound mussels contaminated with traces of opioids, antibiotics

SEATTLE—Scientists who track pollution have discovered traces of antibiotics and the pain reliever oxycodone in some Puget Sound mussels. KIRO-TV reported this week that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife obtained clean mussels from Penn Cove on Whidbey Island and put them different areas to test for water contamination. Scientists worked 22

May 15, 2018 1:35 PM Officials reiterate warning about edible plants in New Brunswick flood zone

Officials have said that floodwaters that swept through communities along the Saint John River may have contained untreated sewage, fuel or other contaminants, and plants could have been exposed. Russell says plants, such as fiddleheads, are popular and are harvested along riverbanks at this time of year, but that other wild plants away from the flooded 22

May 4, 2018 7:17 PM Toyota planning $1.4B expansion of Woodstock, Cambridge plants: Report

Toyota Motor Corp. is set to announce a $1.4 billion expansion of its Canadian operations to build the RAV4 sport utility vehicle, a bet on the nation’s manufacturing amid a cloud of uncertainty from ongoing NAFTA talks. The Japanese automaker is slated to make an announcement Friday afternoon at its facility in Cambridge, alongside Prime Minister Justin 29

May 4, 2018 2:37 PM All evidence shows B.C. man lynched in Peru had shot dead Indigenous healer: prosecutor

Sebastian Woodroffe was allegedly lynched in retaliation for healer's death A Peruvian prosecutor says all the evidence gathered indicates that a Vancouver Island man killed an 81-year-old traditional healer in the Amazon. Sebastian Woodroffe was killed in a brutal lynching days after he was believed to have shot and killed the esteemed Indigenous leader 29