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  1. News - World

    Canada's Supreme Court strikes down all restrictions on prostitution

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 02:20am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ottawa Canadiancourt strikes out laws onprostitution The Supreme Court of Canada struck down all current restrictions on prostitution yesterday, including bans on brothels ... with some other way to regulate the sex trade if it chooses to do so. Prostitution is technically legal in Canada but most related activities have been illegal, including living off the earnings ...

  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    China's oil sands bet goes sour in Canada

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 01:49am by BLOOM

    ... in Canada China's US$37 billion bet on Canadian energy producers, from Sunshine Oilsands to Penn West Petroleum, is producing disappointing results amid sinking resource prices and operational breakdowns. Penn West and Sunshine, partly owned by China Investment Corp, the nation's sovereign wealth fund, have tumbled 17 per cent and 48 per cent respectively this year. Syncrude Canada ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Beauty and the piste: ski co-ops in Canada

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 10:43pm by GDN

    ... Columbia- 1,500 kilometres north of Vancouver- who in January became the proud owners of their local hill, Shames Mountain, making it Canada's first not-for-profit, operational ski ... here." Until recently there was just one flight a day from Vancouver up to Terrace; Air Canada now runs 34 a week, making the hill more accessible to visitors. "People generally only come ...

  4. News - World - EDUCATION

    Trinity Western University's 'anti-gay' law school approved by Canada

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 10:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottawa Christian university that expels students who don't adhere to the Bible set to open law course 'Anti-gay' Canada law school gets nod of approval Canada's first faith-based law school has received preliminary approval from the nation's law societies, despite objections to its seemingly anti-gay policies. Trinity Western ...

  5. News - World - CRIME

    Producer of date-rape film faces sexual assault charges in Canada

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 12:33pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com 51-year-old accused of abusing models, actresses- in charges reminiscent of dangers his party-drug movie warned about A Vancouver-based movie producer is reportedly facing serious sex charges, after allegedly abus ...

  6. Business - China Business

    Chinese state firms to slow investment in Canada

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:28am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in Canada Oil and gas acquisitions in Canada by Chinese state-owned enterprises will slow in the wake of Ottawa's restrictions after CNOOC's purchase of Nexen, said speakers at the Global ... rushing to acquire oil and gas assets in Canada." State firms accounted for the majority of Chinese oil and gas investments in Canada, said Chan. Since 2007, Chinese state enterprises have ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong U20s hope to go out on a high

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:03pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Canada on Saturday in the battle for the crumbs in the eight-team tournament. Hong Kong missed 31 tackles against Tonga, but only 13 against Georgia and the results were plain to see – having led Georgia 8-7 at one stage, Hong Kong conceded two late tries to end on the wrong side of a 21-8 result. Another marked improvement against Canada in the seventh-place play-off at Hong Kong Football ...

  8. Trade brings two countries closer

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:38pm by Nazvi Careem

    ... Nazvi Careem Future likely to be full of new opportunities for Canadian exporters, especially in services, writes Nazvi Careem Canada's trade and economic relationship with China has ... goods, toys and clothing formed the bulk of Chinese exports to Canada. These have since been overtaken by sophisticated hi-tech products, such as electrical machinery, comprising cellphones ...

  9. Toronto is North America's next global hub

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:32pm by Reports by Laleh Larijani, Michelle Phillips, Emmanuelle Stahler and Jessica Ryan

    ... Reports by Laleh Larijani, Michelle Phillips, Emmanuelle Stahler and Jessica Ryan Taking inspiration from KLM's hub structure in Amsterdam, Air Canada is positioning Toronto Pearson ... for passengers transiting between South America and Asia, and on North America-Asia/Europe routes. As Canada's biggest airport and among the largest in North America, it generates the second-largest ...

  10. Chinese immigrants have long been a part of nation's history

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:18pm by Jennifer Chen

    ... Jennifer Chen Although many are familiar with recent migration patterns from the mainland and Hong Kong to Canada, the history of Chinese migration to the country goes back more than 200 years. The recent cancellation of the Immigrant Investor Programme, which more than 30,000 Hongkongers have used, is raising questions about access to Canada. About 67,000 mainlanders have also ...




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