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Mounties, maple syrup, and... Meghan and Harry? Royal move could boost Canada brand

16 Jan 2020

TORONTO/OTTAWA Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's decision to step back from royal duties and split their time between Britain and Canada is expected to boost Canada's brand abroad and benefit tourism, although marketing consultants say the effect will be limited.

Climate change to be key element in next Canadian budget: finance minister

13 Jan 2020

OTTAWA Climate change will be a key element in Canada's next federal budget, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Monday, as he kicked off public consultations on the spending bill.

Bank of Canada fourth-quarter survey says business sentiment 'broadly positive,' labor market tightening

13 Jan 2020

OTTAWA Canada's labor market is expected to tighten over the next year outside of the energy-dependent Prairie provinces, a Bank of Canada survey said on Monday, with some businesses now planning to add staff to meet supply and production demands.

Canada gains surprise 35,200 jobs in December, unemployment rate falls to 5.6%

10 Jan 2020

OTTAWA Canada gained a higher-than-expected 35,200 net jobs in December, entirely in full-time positions, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.6%, official data showed on Friday, figures that could ease some concerns about the strength of the Canadian economy.

Canada posts Nov. trade deficit of C$1.09 billion, rail strike takes toll

07 Jan 2020

OTTAWA Canada posted a trade deficit of C$1.09 billion ($0.84 billion) in November, thanks in part to a major railway strike that slowed the shipment of imports and exports, Statistics Canada said on Tuesday.

Canadian retail sales decline revives Bank of Canada rate cut bets

20 Dec 2019

OTTAWA Canadian retail sales plummeted unexpectedly in October, the latest in a series of disappointing economic data releases that analysts say could force the Bank of Canada to consider a rate cut.

U.S. should not finalize China trade deal unless detained Canadians are released: Trudeau

19 Dec 2019

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday that the U.S. government should not finalize a trade deal with China unless the pact also secured the release of two Canadians detained by Beijing.

U.S. should not finalise China trade deal unless detained Canadians are released - Trudeau

19 Dec 2019

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday that the U.S. government should not finalise a trade deal with China unless the pact also secured the release of two Canadians detained by Beijing.

U.S. should not finalize China trade deal unless detained Canadians are released -Trudeau

19 Dec 2019

OTTAWA, Dec 19 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday that the U.S. government should not finalize a trade deal with China unless the pact also secured the release of two Canadians detained by Beijing.

Oil patch woes: Amid downturn, Alberta rages at Canada's Trudeau

19 Dec 2019

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OTTAWA In 35 years of working in Alberta's oil patch, home to the world's third-largest crude reserves, Ray Mildenberger endured a volatile industry's ups and downs without being laid off.

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