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China urges Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

09 Dec 2018

BEIJING/OTTAWA China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer, calling the case "extremely nasty".

UPDATE 2-Record Canada jobs gain in November seen easing Bank of Canada worries

07 Dec 2018

OTTAWA, Dec 7 Canada added a record number of jobs in November and the unemployment rate dipped to a new all-time low, a performance that analysts said should help ease the Bank of Canada's worries about a recent economic slowdown.

White House, Trudeau seek to distance themselves from Huawei move

07 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA President Donald Trump did not know about plans to arrest a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in Canada, two U.S. officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to stop the incident from impeding crucial trade talks with Beijing.

Canada PM says government played no role in Huawei executive's arrest

07 Dec 2018

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said his government had no involvement in the arrest of a top executive from Chinese technology giant Huawei, who was detained at Vancouver airport. | Video

Canada PM says government played no role in Huawei executive's arrest

06 Dec 2018

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said his government had no involvement in the arrest of a top executive from Chinese technology giant Huawei, who was detained at Vancouver airport. | Video

UPDATE 2-Canada PM says government played no role in Huawei executive's arrest

06 Dec 2018

OTTAWA, Dec 6 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said his government had no involvement in the arrest of a top executive from Chinese technology giant Huawei, who was detained at Vancouver airport.

Bank of Canada more cautious on pace of hikes, Canadian dollar hits 18-month low

05 Dec 2018

OTTAWA The Bank of Canada kept interest rates on hold on Wednesday as expected and suggested the pace of future hikes could be more gradual, pushing the Canadian dollar down to an 18-month low and slashing market expectations of another increase next month.

Canada economic growth slows in third-quarter, December rate hike seen off cards

30 Nov 2018

OTTAWA Canada's economic growth slowed in the third quarter on declines in motor vehicle purchases and housing investment, underpinning market expectations that the Bank of Canada will not hike interest rates next week.

On eve of signing, North America trade pact still being finalized

30 Nov 2018

OTTAWA A day before Canada, the United States and Mexico are due to sign a new trade pact, negotiators are still thrashing out what exactly they will be putting their names to, officials said on Thursday.

Canada's Alberta province to buy rail cars to reduce oil glut

29 Nov 2018

OTTAWA Canada's Alberta province is in talks to buy rail cars to transport 120,000 barrels per day of crude oil and expects a deal to be concluded within weeks, Premier Rachel Notley said on Wednesday, as the oil-rich province tries to move oil stuck in the region because of a lack of pipeline capacity.

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