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  1. News - World - POLITICS

    US Senate narrowly rejects Canada tar sands oil pipeline plan again

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... has rejected by a single vote a bill that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to bring crude oil to Gulf of Mexico refineries from Canada's controversial tar ... early in the new year." TransCanada, the company behind the pipeline, was similarly buoyant. "We will continue to push for reason over gridlock, common sense over symbolism and solid ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping calls on Canada to help in battle against graft

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 06:18am by Staff Reporter, Reuters

    ... Staff Reporter and Reuters China seeks Canada's help in battle against graft President Xi Jinping used talks yesterday with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to call for Canada ... and the two countries should join forces. "China and Canada should strengthen cooperation in law enforcement, including tracing assets gained through corrupt means," the China News Service ...

  3. News - World - FINANCE

    Canada civil service pension scheme accused of dodging taxes in Germany

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 10:22pm by AFP

    ... schemes to avoid paying taxes, according to Canada's public broadcaster. While not illegal, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board used a "very aggressive way to avoid taxes", ...

  4. News - World - CANADA

    Canada’s Liberal Party suspends two MPs after women allege misconduct

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 09:38pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Toronto Justin Trudeau, head of Canada's Liberal Party, suspends two male MPs, says allegations serious Women MPs' complaints prompt misconduct probe Canada's Liberal opposition party has suspended two of its members after two female members from a rival party accused them of personal misconduct. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday ...

  5. Property - International

    Canada upgrades housing forecasts

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 06:25am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Ottawa Canada upgrades housing forecasts Canada's federal housing agency predicts work on new homes will increase this year and next, compared with an August call for a decline, in another sign of unexpected strength in the real estate market. Work would begin on 189,500 units in 2015, up from 189,000 this year, which would be an increase from 2013 levels, Canada ...

  6. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Francois Hollande first French leader to visit Canada in 25 years

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 08:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Banff After 25-year gap, top French leader visits Canada President Francois Hollande began the first visit to Canada by a French leader in a quarter of a century, flying in to the country's oil-rich west to drum up trans-Atlantic trade. A new trade pact between Canada and the European Union is due to come into effect in coming years, eliminating 98 ...

  7. News - World - CANADA

    Canada restricts visas in the face of Ebola scare

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 02:45pm by Associated Press in Toronto

    ... Associated Press in Toronto New policy of denying visas to applicants from countries badly affected by Ebola draws widespread criticism with Canada yet to record a case of Ebola Canada ... decision, Canada joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away. Canada has not yet had a case ...

  8. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Canada fines Google HK$15,000 for Street View photos of woman’s cleavage

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 10:05am by GDN

    ... Google has been ordered to pay a Canadian woman C$2,250 (HK$15,540) for an image on Street View that captured her cleavage. ...

  9. News - World - CANADA

    ‘Canada will never be intimidated,’ vows PM Harper after attack at parliament

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 10:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottowa Police were searching for gunmen after a soldier was shot at the war memorial and shots were fired inside Canada's legislative building Ottawa in lockdown after fatal parliament shooting Canada will not be intimidated by a pair of attacks that killed two soldiers this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Wednesday, adding ...

  10. News - World - CANADA

    What led gunman to go on Canada shooting rampage? Family and friends offer clues

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 03:29pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Montreal The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada’s parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to police, ... as the attacker in the incident that rocked Canada. “[He] was lost and did not fit in. I, his mother, spoke with him last week over lunch, I had not seen him for over five years before that,” a woman who ...




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