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Judge limits Canada’s international spying reach

Open this photo in galleryA sign for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service building is shown in Ottawa on May 14, 2013.The Canadian PressThe Canadian Security Intelligence Service does not have the legal authority to spy outside of Canada unless national security is at stake, a Federal Court ju

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-20 01:11:05

Winnipeg to hold plebiscite on the future of iconic intersection

Open this photo in galleryThe intersection of Winnipeg’s Portage and Main has been dubbed the ‘crossroads of Canada,’ but has rarely been a gathering place for pedestrians in recent decades, save for a few hockey-inspired demonstrations.JOHN WOODS/The Globe and MailWinnipeg’s residents will get a di

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-20 00:50:39

Premiers consider taking on Fox News commentators in a battle to win American hearts and minds on free trade

Look out Tucker Carlson. Here come the premiers.Frustrated by their inability to stem the rise of new U.S. tariffs on Canadian goods, Canada’s premiers say they want to speak directly to Americans by appearing on the television shows they watch. They want to challenge the influential commentators on

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-20 00:29:44

Former premier Ray Frenette, 83, was ‘a great New Brunswicker’

Ray Frenette, a veteran New Brunswick politician who served as the province’s 28th premier, died on Friday at the age of 83.Mr. Frenette represented the Moncton East riding as a Liberal MLA for 25 years and briefly served as premier between 1997 and 1998 – after Frank McKenna stepped down and before

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-20 00:16:35

China is not the answer to our trade woes

Brian Lee Crowley is the managing director and Sean Speer is a Munk senior fellow at Macdonald-Laurier Institute.The deterioration of Canada-U.S. relations has provoked renewed calls for Ottawa to reduce its trade dependence on the United States, with the appointment of a Minister for International

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-19 22:00:55

World's 'affection' for Canada will help diversification: trade...

OTTAWA (Reuters) - There is “an awful lot of affection for Canada” around the world that will help the government’s push to diversify exports away from the United States, the country’s new trade minister said on Thursday, as ties with Washington become more strained.

REUTERS - 2018-07-19 21:46:57

Evening Update: Canada vows retaliation if hit with U.S. auto tariffs; Ontario pledges support to Saskatchewan in carbon tax challenge

Good evening,WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOWCanada will hit back if U.S. follows through with auto tariff threat, deputy ambassador saysCanada will retaliateif U.S. President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose 25-per-cent tariffs on all imported vehicles and auto parts, with Ottawa taking “p

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-19 21:03:28

Mexico says Canada's top diplomat to meet Lopez Obrador, discuss trade

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks during the international Ukraine Reform Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, June 27, 2018. Martin Sylvest Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS

REUTERS - 2018-07-19 18:38:46

Summer Heat Has Canadians Using Power Like It's Hockey Season

Texas is dominating theheat-wave headlinesright now, but above-average temperatures in Western Canada have people using almost as much power as during the depths of the region’s frigid winters.As residents blast air conditioners and fans to stay cool, electricity demand in Alberta reached a record 1

BLOOMBERG - 2018-07-19 18:13:19

Volkswagen backs EV charging network in Canada

Volkswagen Group Canada (OTCPK:VLKAY,OTCPK:VLKAF,OTCPK:VLKPY) announces the formation of Electrify Canada to kickstart the effort to build an "ultra-fast" electric vehicle direct current charging network across Canada.

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-07-19 18:06:31

Dominic LeBlanc’s impossible task: wooing conservative premiers

Other than Chrystia Freeland, who continues to have the unenviable job of dealing with the U.S. administration of Donald Trump on the trade file, there is no one in this week’s federal cabinet shuffle who got a more thankless assignment than Dominic LeBlanc.The former fisheries minister was named Mi

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-19 17:36:56

Ontario to back Saskatchewan in opposing carbon pricing: Ford

Ontario to back Saskatchewan in opposing carbon pricing: Ford2:50Does your food order come from one of these ghost kitchens?2:29Pope should fire Archbishop Wilson: Australian PM1:10Trump says he holds Putin responsible for alleged election meddling1:56Thai boys return to normal life after cave rescu

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-19 16:06:19

Now is the time for corporate Canada to be adventurous in the bond market

If there ever was a time for corporate Canada to be more adventurous in the bond market, it’s now.Yields on 30-year government debt have plunged to more than a decade low relative to the short end in the wake of the Bank of Canada’s latest interest rate hike. That means there’s plenty of opportunity

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-19 15:45:32

B.C. LNG terminal poised to boost struggling Canadian gas producers

A liquefied natural gas terminal in British Columbia will “re-focus people on Canadian gas,” giving a boost to stocks like Tourmaline Oil Corp. and ARC Resources Ltd., according to the manager of more than $500-million in assets for Bank of Nova Scotia.A $40-billion Canadian LNG project led by Royal

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-19 15:45:14

Canadian dollar drops as greenback gains

The Canadian dollar fell to a three-week low against a broadly strong U.S. dollar on Thursday, hammered by weaker commodity prices and lingering uncertainty about global trade after President Donald Trump said the United States wants to negotiate bilateral deals with Canada and Mexico.In midmorning

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-07-19 15:15:30

Peregrine Diamonds to be acquired by De Beers Canada Inc

Peregrine Diamonds (OTC:PGDIF+48.7%)announcedthat it has entered into an arrangement agreement with De Beers Canada Inc.Under which De Beers will acquire all of the Company’s outstanding common shares for $0.24 per share in cash or a total equity value of ~$107M.RBC Captial is acting as financial ad

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-07-19 15:03:03

Pot Candies, Vaping Snuffed Out for Now in Canadian Legalization

Marijuana will soon be legal in Canada, but only depending on how you consume it. And it's unlikely to kill the black market, @josh_wingrove reports https://bloom.bg/2JClXzV #tictocnews (Source: Bloomberg)

BLOOMBERG - 2018-07-19 14:55:47

The ‘Illegal Immigrant Crisis’ Is Partisan Bullshit

Is Canada in the throes of an illegal immigration crisis? This is certainly what we are being led to believe. Toronto is getting a $11 million from Ottawa to help deal with crowding in refugee housing. Quebec is barring asylum claimants from public daycare services, for fear of straining the system.

VICE - 2018-07-19 14:44:31

Canada plays down Trump comments on NAFTA, sees trilateral deal

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Donald Trump listen during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

REUTERS - 2018-07-19 14:39:37

Tilray IPO sees stock soar as investors bet on marijuana

The Canadian startup's stock, which trades on Nasdaq, jumped nearly 33 percent, to $22.58. Investors snapped up 9 million shares at $17 per share, above the company's estimated range of $14 to $17.

CBS NEWS - 2018-07-19 13:56:00