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

12:53am IST

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

04 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.

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

04 Jul 2020

OTTAWA 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.

RPT-Canadian visa program may lure tech workers blocked by Trump

29 Jun 2020

TORONTO/OTTAWA, June 26 A fast-track visa program that Canada launched in 2017 has attracted a growing number of tech workers, and U.S. President Donald Trump's latest immigration crackdown is set to further boost intake once COVID-19 restrictions ease, lawyers say.

Canadian visa programme may lure tech workers blocked by Trump

27 Jun 2020

TORONTO/OTTAWA A fast-track visa programme that Canada launched in 2017 has attracted a growing number of tech workers, and U.S. President Donald Trump's latest immigration crackdown is set to further boost intake once COVID-19 restrictions ease, lawyers say.

Canada's top court rules in favor of Uber driver in gig economy case

26 Jun 2020

OTTAWA Canada's Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of a driver in a gig economy case that paves the way for a class action suit calling for Uber Technologies Inc to recognize drivers in Canada as company employees.

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