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Time running out to end Venezuela's humanitarian crisis: Lima Group bloc

20 Feb 2020

GATINEAU, Quebec Time is running out to avert a humanitarian catastrophe in Venezuela, which is gripped by a political and economic crisis, members of the Lima Group regional bloc said on Thursday.

As Canadian rail blockade drags on, police use caution due to legacy of past violence

20 Feb 2020

OTTAWA As a blockade of Canada's rail lines drags on and the economic impact deepens, police aware of the bitter legacy created by past fatal clashes with indigenous protesters have chosen not to clear the tracks by force.

UPDATE 1-As Canadian rail blockade drags on, police use caution due to legacy of past violence

20 Feb 2020

OTTAWA, Feb 20 As a blockade of Canada's rail lines drags on and the economic impact deepens, police aware of the bitter legacy created by past fatal clashes with indigenous protesters have chosen not to clear the tracks by force.

As Canadian rail blockade drags on, police use caution due to legacy of past violence

20 Feb 2020

OTTAWA, Feb 20 As a blockade of Canada's rail lines drags on and the economic impact deepens, police aware of the bitter legacy created by past fatal clashes with indigenous protesters have chosen not to clear the tracks by force.

Canada passenger rail company lays off 1,000 staff as blockades bite

19 Feb 2020

OTTAWA Canada's passenger rail company on Wednesday said blockades by demonstrators had forced it to temporarily lay off 1,000 employees, adding to pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to solve a two-week protest.

Canada protesters mount fresh rail blockade, PM Trudeau says disruptions unacceptable

19 Feb 2020

OTTAWA, Feb 19 Demonstrators opposed to a Canadian energy project on Wednesday started blocking a western rail line, adding to pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to solve a two-week protest that is harming the economy.

Canada seeks peaceful end to rail blockade as pressure builds

18 Feb 2020

OTTAWA Canada is seeking a peaceful end to a rail blockade that has shut down freight and passenger traffic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, amid increasing pressure from business leaders and the Conservative opposition to clear the tracks.

Canada very worried about railway protests, rules out sending in the police

14 Feb 2020

OTTAWA Canada's Liberal government said on Friday it was deeply concerned about protests by aboriginal activists that are blocking some key railway lines but rejected a call to send in the police.

Bombardier exits commercial aviation, ending bold bet on promising jet

13 Feb 2020

MONTREAL/OTTAWA Bombardier exited commercial aviation on Thursday, selling a loss-making plane programme that ended its high-stakes gamble on a new jet that once drove it to the brink of bankruptcy.

Canadian aboriginal group: Ottawa may have to delay decision on Teck oilsands mine

10 Feb 2020

OTTAWA Canada may have to delay a decision on whether to approve a massive new oilsands mine because some indigenous people have not been consulted adequately, an influential aboriginal band is suggesting.

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