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Canada watchdog to seek court order to force Facebook to follow privacy laws

25 Apr 2019

OTTAWA Facebook Inc broke Canadian privacy laws when it collected the information of some 600,000 citizens, a top watchdog said on Thursday, pledging to seek a court order to force the social media giant to change its practices.

Canadian conservative stars cast shadow over Trudeau rival's hopes

22 Apr 2019

OTTAWA Right-leaning Canadian politicians have won important elections over the last year, but it may do Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau more good in October's national vote than his little-known Conservative Party challenger.

Canadian conservative stars cast shadow over Trudeau rival's hopes

22 Apr 2019

OTTAWA, April 22 Right-leaning Canadian politicians have won important elections over the last year, but it may do Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau more good in October's national vote than his little-known Conservative Party challenger.

Canada mulls crackdown on social media firms unless they do more to combat election meddling

08 Apr 2019

OTTAWA The world's major social media companies are not doing enough to help Canada combat potential foreign meddling in this October's elections and the government might have to regulate them, the cabinet minister in charge of ensuring a fair vote said on Monday.

CORRECTED-Foreign interference in 2019 Canada election very likely -Ottawa

08 Apr 2019

OTTAWA, April 8 It is very likely that foreign actors will try to meddle in Canada's October federal election, with the focus on political parties, voters and candidates, Canada's electronic signals spy agency said on Monday.

New NAFTA deal 'in trouble', bruised by elections, tariff rows

07 Apr 2019

MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than $1 trillion in regional trade, the chances of the countries ratifying the pact this year are receding.

Canada says reopening USMCA trade pact could be a 'Pandora's box'

04 Apr 2019

OTTAWA Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday cautioned against the idea of reopening a new continental trade pact with the United States and Mexico, saying it could be a "Pandora's box."

Canada's Trudeau expels two ex-ministers from ruling party in bid to end scandal

03 Apr 2019

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday sought to quell a crisis that threatens his chances of re-election, expelling from party ranks two former Cabinet members he said had undermined the ruling Liberals. | Video

Canada says third canola exporter has run into trouble in China

02 Apr 2019

OTTAWA Chinese authorities have filed a quality complaint against a third Canadian exporter of canola, Canada's agriculture minister said on Tuesday, potentially deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute between Beijing and Ottawa.

UPDATE 3-Canada says third canola exporter has run into trouble in China

02 Apr 2019

OTTAWA, April 2 Chinese authorities have filed a quality complaint against a third Canadian exporter of canola, Canada's agriculture minister said on Tuesday, potentially deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute between Beijing and Ottawa.

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