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Canada's Trudeau apologises for 'mistake' amid charity uproar

13 Jul 2020

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologised on Monday for taking part in a Cabinet decision to use a charity he and his family have worked with to administer a $900 million ($663.4 million) student grant programme.

Canada and U.S. likely to extend ban on non-essential travel ban - sources

13 Jul 2020

OTTAWA Canada and the United States are set to extend a ban on non-essential travel that was imposed to fight the coronavirus outbreak, although a final decision has not been taken, two Ottawa sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Pressure rises on Canada's Trudeau as parliamentary rivals seize on charity controversy

10 Jul 2020

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came under pressure on Friday from opposition parties he depends on for support in parliament amid heightening controversy over his family's ties to a charity at the heart of his conflict-of-interest probe.

Canada eyes longer-term debt as servicing costs fall on lower rates: source

08 Jul 2020

OTTAWA Canada is eyeing issuing longer-term debt to take advantage of low interest rates, and expects servicing costs to be lower this fiscal year than was forecast last year despite the billions in emergency spending due to COVID-19, a government source said.

Canada eyes longer-term debt as servicing costs fall on lower rates -source

08 Jul 2020

OTTAWA, July 8 Canada is eyeing issuing longer-term debt to take advantage of low interest rates, and expects servicing costs to be lower this fiscal year than was forecast last year despite the billions in emergency spending due to COVID-19, a government source said.

Canada's Trudeau faces third ethics probe over charity grant program

03 Jul 2020

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing his third conflict of interest probe, after Canada's ethics commissioner on Friday launched an inquiry into a government contract awarded to a charity that Trudeau has family ties to.

UPDATE 2-Canada's Trudeau unsure about Washington trip, cites concern over tariffs

03 Jul 2020

OTTAWA, July 3 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday he was still unsure whether he would go to Washington D.C. next week to celebrate a new North American trade treaty, citing concern about possible U.S. tariffs on aluminum.

Canadians wary of COVID-19 spikes in neighboring U.S.

02 Jul 2020

OTTAWA A spike in COVID-19 cases in the United States has become a hot topic for Canadians, who unfurled their maple-leaf flags to celebrate Canada Day this week just days ahead of 4th of July celebrations south of the border.

Canada's Supreme Court dismisses appeal of long-delayed Trans Mountain oil pipeline

02 Jul 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OTTAWA Canada's Supreme Court removed an obstacle to expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline on Thursday, dismissing an appeal of a lower court decision that had backed Ottawa's approval of the project.

UPDATE 3-Canada's Supreme Court dismisses appeal of long-delayed Trans Mountain oil pipeline

02 Jul 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OTTAWA, July 2 Canada's Supreme Court removed an obstacle to expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline on Thursday, dismissing an appeal of a lower court decision that had backed Ottawa's approval of the project.

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