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Exclusive: Canada's Conservative leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years

3:41am IST

OTTAWA Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has made it impossible to do so responsibly.

Exclusive: Canada's opposition leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years

2:52am IST

OTTAWA Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has made it impossible to do so responsibly.

Canada's Trudeau exonerates Cree chief wrongly imprisoned in 1885

1:19am IST

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has been criticized by some indigenous communities, on Thursday apologized and posthumously exonerated a Cree chief unjustly imprisoned for treason more than 130 years ago.

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs

19 May 2019

OTTAWA Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.

Canada vows 'full speed ahead' on ratifying trade pact after US lifts metals tariffs

18 May 2019

OTTAWA, May 18 Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.

U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact

18 May 2019

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact. | Video

UPDATE 2-Canada's April inflation rate edges up to 2.0% on carbon levies

15 May 2019

OTTAWA, May 15 Canada's annual inflation rate edged up to 2.0% in April from 1.9% in March, driven in part by a carbon levy that pushed up gasoline prices in six provinces, Statistics Canada data showed on Wednesday.

WRAPUP 2-Canada adds record 106,500 jobs, in a boost for Trudeau ahead of October vote

10 May 2019

OTTAWA, May 9 The Canadian economy added a record 106,500 jobs in April, Statistics Canada said on Friday, a timely boost for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who trails in opinion polls less than half a year before the October general election.

Canadian prosecutors drop politically sensitive case against admiral accused of leak

08 May 2019

OTTAWA Canadian prosecutors on Wednesday dropped charges against a navy admiral accused of leaking confidential information, ending a politically sensitive case that had become a headache for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Opposition leader says Canada needs 'reset' on China, attacks Trudeau

08 May 2019

OTTAWA Canada's opposition leader on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for being too soft on China and said there needs to be a "total reset" on relations with the Asian powerhouse.

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