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Canadian Political News Update

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Too much coverage or just right on Trump and SNC-Lavalin

Published: 2019-08-30T22:41:15Z 

I tallied the number of federal political stories from both countries from ... Contrast that with Canadian stories, which focus more on the news than the ...

Freeland says she brought up case of imprisoned Canadian , with Cuban foreign minister

Published: 2019-08-30T21:33:45Z 

Freeland told a news conference Friday that during her meeting this week with Cuba's foreign minister, Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parrilla, "I did raise ...

Canadian Nationalist Party granted eligibility to become a registered party in the upcoming federal ...

Published: 2019-08-30T18:22:30Z 

... the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, told Global News he believes it's the first time in North America such a group will be granted federal political party ...

Alberta women launch fashion line Madame Premier to promote gender equality in politics

Published: 2019-08-30T17:03:45Z 

Canada does not have a single female premier now, a depressing thought to those who have dream of the day when men and women equally share ...

Alberta women launch fashion line Madame Premier to promote gender equality in politics

Published: 2019-08-30T17:03:45Z 

The response from Canadian politicians has been 'really amazing' with the first sale to UCP member and Edmonton-area MLA David Egan.

Airbus pulls out of Canada's fighter jet competition

Published: 2019-08-30T16:15:08Z 

One of the companies in the race to replace Canada's aging fleet of CF-18 jet ... "We would like to thank the U.K. Government and Airbus Defence and ...

Ex-diplomat questions Canada's decision to deport Chinese dissident with violent past

Published: 2019-08-30T15:53:26Z 

A former Canadian diplomat who spent decades in China is questioning Canada's decision to deport 49-year-old Yang Wei, a Chinese political ...

Jagmeet Singh's minority government calculus

Published: 2019-08-30T15:22:30Z 

Tom Parkin is a political commentator with a social democratic perspective ... Singh's NDP can remind Canadians how, in the last minority, Liberals ...

Documentary looks at political comeback of Imelda Marcos

Published: 2019-08-30T12:11:15Z 

Documentary looks at political comeback of Imelda Marcos .... Seven-year-old Canadian twins Brian and John Mulroney served page boys at ..... The government news release Friday announcing the decision appeared to take into ...

NDP struggling to nominate candidates as election call draws nearer

Published: 2019-08-30T08:00:32Z 

NDP headquarters did not respond to CBC News' request for comment ... the People's Party of Canada has nominated more than 300 candidates.

Immigration lawyers report Canadian Muslims being denied entry to US

Published: 2019-08-30T07:52:30Z 

A number of Canadian Muslims have been turned away at the Canada-U.S. border in ... to challenge a case," Daud Ali, a lawyer at CILF, told CBC News. ... Protection (CBP) said the agency "has not had any new policy changes.".

A mission that 'left a mark': Canadian helicopters coming home from Mali

Published: 2019-08-30T07:52:30Z 

... to be and how important this mission was," Morehen told CBC News Thursday. ... Canada's mission to provide life-saving medical evacuation services and ... not only by Islamic extremists but by violent tribal and political divisions.

The Canadian Nationalist Party

Published: 2019-08-30T04:52:30Z 

The party is led by Travis Patron, who commented on the news late ... delivered a new political option into the public consciousness of Canadians.

Tories dominate Google searches about the election but Trudeau No. 1-searched leader

Published: 2019-08-30T00:33:45Z 

Google Trends' Canadian federal election page lists various top Google ... the Tories were the most-searched political party in Canada for the last ...

Tories lead, NDP trails in election candidate count

Published: 2019-08-29T23:37:30Z 

Federal political parties have been busy choosing the men and women who will run for Canada's 338 electoral districts, during the fall election.


Canadian Jobs News Update

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Better healthcare and wellness for vulnerable populations in Yellowknife

Published: 2019-08-31T01:18:45Z 

The governments of Canada and Northwest Territories recognize that ... in supporting dynamic communities while creating good jobs that help grow ...

Dalhousie residents to benefit from efficient and reliable green energy

Published: 2019-08-30T20:37:30Z 

DALHOUSIE, NB, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Investing in local green infrastructure projects that support energy security helps grow the economy and ...

New track and field facility to promote active living for Newfoundland and Labrador residents

Published: 2019-08-30T18:56:15Z 

... role in supporting dynamic Canadian communities while creating good jobs ... The Government of Canada is investing over $117,000 to this project ...

The Government of Canada announces funding to support tourism in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue ...

Published: 2019-08-30T18:00:00Z 

It generates significant economic benefits across Canada and accounts for one in every ten jobs. This is why the Government of Canada is investing in ...

Government of Canada working with Indigenous partners to provide skills training and job ...

Published: 2019-08-30T17:37:30Z 

VAL D'OR, QC, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - A strong economy is an inclusive economy, where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed.

Government of Canada invests in Commonwealth Blue Charter Action Group

Published: 2019-08-30T17:26:15Z 

30, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is an ocean nation. ... ecosystems are home to an abundance of marine life and support over 350,000 Canadian jobs.

Locally commissioned poll sheds light on white, grey collar worker experience

Published: 2019-08-30T17:15:00Z 

Results of a poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals' Sarnia branch shows white and grey collar Canadian workers are happy with ...

Alberta women launch fashion line Madame Premier to promote gender equality in politics

Published: 2019-08-30T17:12:06Z 

Canada does not have a single female premier now, a depressing thought to those who have dreamed of the day when men and women equally ...

Canada Invests in Green Coal Mine Reclamation Project in Alberta

Published: 2019-08-30T15:56:15Z 

OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's mining and minerals industry is important to our economy and to communities across the country.

Airbus pulls out of Canada's fighter jet competition

Published: 2019-08-30T15:55:04Z 

One of the companies in the race to replace Canada's aging fleet of CF-18 jet fighters has dropped out of the competition. Airbus Defence and Space, ...

Minister Ng announces $1.8 million investment in Multi-Health Systems Inc.

Published: 2019-08-30T15:45:00Z 

Government of Canada investing in innovation and jobs through NRC IRAP. MARKHAM, ON, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The success of our economy and ...

The politics and optics of official apologies

Published: 2019-08-30T15:22:30Z 

... Wilson-Raybould in the SNC-Lavalin affair, the PM refused to apologies saying he did so only to save Canadian jobs. In other words, his breaking of ...

The politics and optics of official apologies

Published: 2019-08-30T15:22:30Z 

... Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould in the SNC-Lavalin affair, the PM refused to apologies saying he did so only to save Canadian jobs.

An Amos company will be able to increase its productivity through support from Canada Economic ...

Published: 2019-08-30T14:26:15Z 

30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Economic Development for Quebec ... because they provide good jobs for thousands of middle-class Canadians.

Government of Canada invests in transportation infrastructure at the Port of Corner Brook in ...

Published: 2019-08-30T14:15:00Z 

CORNER BROOK, NL, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The quality of Canada's transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country's trade corridors ...

Canadian economy surprises in second quarter

Published: 2019-08-30T13:47:18Z 

Live Now: CTV News Channel ... Statistics Canada's reading for real gross domestic product showed an ... Is the federal carbon tax killing jobs? ... Overall, the second quarter gave Canada its fastest pace of growth since it posted 4.4 ...

Canada Invests in A Greener Montreal

Published: 2019-08-30T13:30:00Z 

MONTREAL, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is building a clean energy future that creates jobs, reduces costs for families and ensures that we remain ...

Longshore union warns thousands of jobs could be lost in Delta

Published: 2019-08-30T12:55:43Z 

In the brownfield scenario, the report predicts the loss of 2,300 jobs in Delta, ... the damage could be catastrophic," Ashton told a Vancouver news conference. ... Transport Canada spokesman Alexandre Desjardin said the maritime ...

Canadian economy surprises in second quarter, growth strongest since 2017

Published: 2019-08-30T12:45:00Z 

Overall, the second quarter gave Canada its fastest pace of growth since it posted 4.4 per cent in the second ... Is the federal carbon tax killing jobs?

Andrew Scheer explains his plan for that pesky so-con agenda

Published: 2019-08-30T10:30:00Z 

"My personal views are that LGBT Canadians have the same inherent ... Last year, organizations that applied for Canada Summer Jobs grants had to ...


Toronto Stock Exchange News

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Inter Pipeline Announces New $500 million Term Credit Facility

Published: 2019-08-30T21:00:00Z 

30, 2019 /CNW/ - Inter Pipeline Ltd. ("Inter Pipeline") (TSX: IPL) announced today that it has fully drawn a new $500 ... The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date of this document, and, ...

Evening Update: Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy leaders; RBC, TD to pay nearly $22.9 ...

Published: 2019-08-30T20:48:45Z 

... Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rose to 57.58 points to 16,442.07. Got a news tip that you'd like us to look into? E-mail us at tips@globeandmail.com.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Published: 2019-08-30T20:48:45Z 

Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 16 cents, or 0.41 per cent, to $38.94 on 4.9 million shares. Companies reporting news: DHX Media Ltd.

TSX rises on boost from financials, GDP data

Published: 2019-08-30T15:11:15Z 

(Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose for the fifth straight session on Friday, aided by gains in the financial sector and data on strong growth in ...

Great-West Lifeco President and CEO to speak at Scotiabank Financials Summit

Published: 2019-08-30T15:00:00Z 

A live audio webcast will be available and later archived in the News and Events ... Great-West Lifeco Inc. is an international financial services holding ... Great-West Lifeco trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker ...

Forget Your TFSA: 3 Ways Your RRSP Is Superior

Published: 2019-08-30T13:30:00Z 

But this doesn't mean the RRSP is yesterday's news. There are ... Consider if you were to purchase Enbridge (TSX:ENB)(NYSE:ENB) stock. Enbridge ...

McCoy Global Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire DrawWorks LP

Published: 2019-08-30T12:56:15Z 

The Corporation's shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade under ... This News Release contains forward-looking statements and ...

Friday, August 30: Delta 9 moving to TSX ; Illinois approves first five stores; Canadian cultivation ...

Published: 2019-08-30T11:48:45Z 

Cannabis Professional's daily roundup of industry news. ... Delta 9 will have its final day on the TSX Venture Exchange Friday before graduating to the ...

What every Canadian investor needs to know today

Published: 2019-08-30T11:38:30Z 

At 9:31 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was ... In economic news, the Canadian economy blew past projections by ...

At midday: TSX rises on boost from financials, GDP data

Published: 2019-08-30T10:03:19Z 

Canada's main stock index rose for the fifth straight session on Friday, aided by gains in the financial sector and data on strong growth in the Canadian ...

FAX Capital Corp. Announces Filing of Preliminary Prospectus, Substantial Equity Investment and ...

Published: 2019-08-30T01:07:30Z 

NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES. TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2019 (GLOBE ...

Titan Medical Announces Common Share Purchase Agreement With Aspire Capital Fund of up to ...

Published: 2019-08-29T21:22:30Z 

Titan Medical Inc. ("Titan" or the "Company") (TSX: TMD) (Nasdaq: TMDI), ... allowable discount allowed by the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX"). ... This news release contains "forward-looking statements" which reflect the current ...

Urbana Corporation - Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid

Published: 2019-08-29T20:03:45Z 

A) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has accepted its notice of intention to conduct a normal course issuer bid to enable it to ...


Canadian Sales News Update

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When it comes to booze, Competition Bureau is in way over its head: OPSEU President

Published: 2019-08-30T20:15:00Z 

Canada's Competition Bureau thinks more privatized alcohol sales are better. But when it comes to thinking about what's best for Ontario, the Bureau ...

Privacy expert calls Ontario Cannabis Store's sale of postal code data 'appalling'

Published: 2019-08-30T20:00:00Z 

Privacy expert calls Ontario Cannabis Store's sale of postal code data ... Global News found out about the sale of postal code-based data when it was cited ... Canadians show a strong preference for buying cannabis in person, even ...

2 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy in September

Published: 2019-08-30T14:03:45Z 

Reuters's evolution to become a world-leading provider of news and information for ... Canadian Tire expects to maintain a 3% sales growth annually.

Canadian economy expands 3.7 per cent, driven by fastest quarterly exports increase since 2014

Published: 2019-08-30T12:45:00Z 

Canada's economy recorded a stronger-than-expected rebound in the ... construction and wholesale sales, offsetting a decline in manufacturing.

Canadian economy expands 3.7% even as domestic demand shrinks

Published: 2019-08-30T12:44:09Z 

-The Toronto Raptors playoff run seems to have given a boost to June numbers, helping sales at clothing retailers, sporting goods stores and bars.

Canada : Cannabis Tourism In Canada – Frequently Asked Questions

Published: 2019-08-30T02:48:45Z 

All Canadian provinces and territories, except for Nunavut, have both online sales and brick-and-mortar stores. In Nunavut, you can only purchase ...


Canadian Economy News Update

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Transportation system upgrades increase resiliency of communities in eastern New Brunswick

Published: 2019-08-30T23:15:00Z 

"Ensuring that communities across Canada have modern, reliable ... change and help Canada transition to a more resilient, low-carbon economy.

Evening Brief: Is WIlson-Raybould's time in Ottawa set to end?

Published: 2019-08-30T20:26:15Z 

Statistics Canada released its economic growth figures Friday showing ... news, Airbus is pulling out of the competition to design Canada's next fleet of ...

Canadian communities receive federal support to reduce pollution, improve their resiliency to ...

Published: 2019-08-30T19:30:00Z 

OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians live in cleaner, healthier and safer communities when municipalities develop innovative solutions to ...

Look for a dovish Bank of Canada next week — with cuts coming soon, economists say

Published: 2019-08-30T18:13:12Z 

Bets on a Bank of Canada rate cut next week fell even further today after economic data came in stronger than expected. The implied chance of a rate ...

Government of Canada invests in innovative discovery research at the University of Toronto

Published: 2019-08-30T16:30:00Z 

Funding will support students and researchers in fields from pollination research to brain health. TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Fresh ...

Small biz sentiment recovers in July

Published: 2019-08-30T16:18:45Z 

Scotiabank also noted that business activity and sentiment reflected in August's index is an important bellwether for the Canadian economy: SMEs ...

Canadians in St. Julien's and Croque, NL, to benefit from faster Internet

Published: 2019-08-30T16:07:30Z 

High-speed Internet access is essential for Canadians living in rural and remote communities to thrive in the digital economy. High-Speed Access for ...

GDP growth soars past expectations: Conference Board of Canada

Published: 2019-08-30T15:56:15Z 

The increase in exports is good news and comes after several years of ... Without stronger business investment, Canada is unlikely to see stronger ...

Canada Invests in Green Coal Mine Reclamation Project in Alberta

Published: 2019-08-30T15:56:15Z 

OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's mining and minerals industry is important to our economy and to communities across the country.

Minister Ng announces $1.8 million investment in Multi-Health Systems Inc.

Published: 2019-08-30T15:45:00Z 

Government of Canada investing in innovation and jobs through NRC IRAP. MARKHAM, ON, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The success of our economy and ...

Merged Canadian North reveals 'unified schedule' starting Nov 1

Published: 2019-08-30T15:45:00Z 

Merged Canadian North reveals 'unified schedule' starting Nov 1 ... First Air and Canadian North published a new "unified schedule" on Friday, the first since a ... fare products" including new economy and beneficiary fare classes and corporate pricing. ... Cabin Radio's head of programming and news.

Canada Invests in Clean Forest Sector Research at the University of Waterloo

Published: 2019-08-30T15:11:15Z 

WATERLOO, ON, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The forest sector is an important contributor to Canada's economy, providing jobs for Canadians from coast to ...

TSX rises on boost from financials, GDP data

Published: 2019-08-30T15:11:15Z 

Data from Statistics Canada indicated that the economy expanded at an annualized rate of 3.7% in the second quarter, a pace much higher than the ...

Canadian economy posts strong quarterly growth, but details underwhelm, trade risks loom

Published: 2019-08-30T15:01:20Z 

The Canadian economy beat expectations in the second quarter with its ... For many analysts, Canada's trade-driven boost was likely a temporary factor, ... for the second quarter, according to the financial markets data firm Refinitiv.

Canada's GDP Expands At Fastest Pace Since 2017

Published: 2019-08-30T15:00:00Z 

OTTAWA ― The economy blew past projections by expanding at an annualized pace of 3.7 per cent in the second quarter, giving Canada its strongest ...

Canada Invests in Clean Energy Research in Quebec

Published: 2019-08-30T14:48:45Z 

MONTREAL, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada understands that building a low-carbon economy in Canada will require a ...

Consumer Worries Cloud Best Canadian Output Gain in Two Years

Published: 2019-08-30T14:26:15Z 

Consumer Worries Cloud Best Canadian Output Gain in Two Years ... Canada's economy recorded a stronger-than-expected rebound in the second ... It's the sort of data that make the case for cheaper money less compelling in ...

An Amos company will be able to increase its productivity through support from Canada Economic ...

Published: 2019-08-30T14:26:15Z 

Nearly $400,000 in support from the Government of Canada for the innovative project by G4 R&D. AMOS, QC, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada ...

Government of Canada invests in transportation infrastructure at the Port of Corner Brook in ...

Published: 2019-08-30T14:15:00Z 

The Government of Canada invests in infrastructure projects that create quality, middle-class jobs, and support economic growth. Today, Gudie ...

Canadian dollar strengthens as economy expands faster than expected

Published: 2019-08-30T13:52:30Z 

The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Friday after data showing stronger-than-expected GDP growth, but analysts doubted ...


Canadian Business News Update

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DotScot domain for Scottish- Canadians

Published: 2019-08-30T21:33:45Z 

McGrath told The Tri-City News this month he was "spreading the word" ... the Scottish Canadian Business Association of BC, to drum up support.

CFIB recommends lower payroll taxes

Published: 2019-08-30T21:22:30Z 

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business wants to talk about taxes ... For business owners, "in general, payroll taxes constitute one of the most ... But according to experts interviewed in different news sources, the pension ...

NHL informs union it won't terminate labour deal

Published: 2019-08-30T21:00:00Z 

Citing what it called momentum from a sustained period of labour peace, the NHL said Friday it has informed the NHL Players' Association it will not ...

Teeth-straightening company files 1st lawsuit in Canada against Manitoba dental group

Published: 2019-08-30T21:00:00Z 

A U.S. company that mails retainers to clients to straighten their teeth has filed a lawsuit against Manitoba dentists, marking its first legal threat in ...

Many Canadian -invented patents not staying with Canadians , study finds

Published: 2019-08-30T21:00:00Z 

And then the patent is immediately assigned to the foreign company for which they work, or else, if it's a Canadian company, often the Canadian ...

Two Québec start-ups among the winners of CED's Fast Forward Challenge

Published: 2019-08-30T19:41:15Z 

30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Economic Development for Quebec ... "Young innovative businesses are key to the strength of the Canadian ...

Unveiling of the names of the ten winning companies in the CED Fast Forward Challenge

Published: 2019-08-30T19:41:15Z 

The Government of Canada awards a total of $500,000 in grants to an ingenious next generation. MONTRÉAL, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada ...

How some Canadian multinational retail firms are finding ways to get around global trade chaos

Published: 2019-08-30T18:00:00Z 

How some Canadian multinational retail firms are finding ways to get ... company does not disclose sales figures, but Bloomberg News reported in ...

Ford recalls 665000 vehicles for safety issues, includes Atlantic Canadian vehicles

Published: 2019-08-30T18:00:00Z 

The Ford Motor Company issued four recalls Friday affecting over 665,000 vehicles in North America. The recalls cover braking seal leaks, corrosion ...

Infant remains stuffed in cardboard box; funeral company loses licence

Published: 2019-08-30T17:26:15Z 

TORONTO -- A company in southwestern Ontario has lost its bid to keep its licence to transfer corpses after a contractor stuffed an infant's remains into ...

Small biz sentiment recovers in July

Published: 2019-08-30T16:18:45Z 

Despite global trade tensions and expectations for slower growth, Canadian business sentiment has turned more positive. Business sentiment ...

MP Boissonnault announces up to $3.3 million to support women entrepreneurs in Alberta

Published: 2019-08-30T16:18:45Z 

Government of Canada investing as part of its Women Entrepreneurship .... Follow @CanadaBusiness on social media for business-related news: ...

GDP growth soars past expectations: Conference Board of Canada

Published: 2019-08-30T15:56:15Z 

The increase in exports is good news and comes after several years of ... Without stronger business investment, Canada is unlikely to see stronger ...

Airbus pulls out of Canada's fighter jet competition

Published: 2019-08-30T15:55:04Z 

One of the companies in the race to replace Canada's aging fleet of CF-18 jet fighters has dropped out of the competition. Airbus Defence and Space, ...

Minister Ng announces $1.8 million investment in Multi-Health Systems Inc.

Published: 2019-08-30T15:45:00Z 

"NRC IRAP helps innovative small and medium-sized Canadian businesses succeed by offering investment and local customized support and advice.

Strong Canadian economy gives Trudeau a boost ahead of election race

Published: 2019-08-30T15:33:45Z 

Today's economic statistics confirm Canada's strong record of growth under our government," he said on Twitter. "By making it easier for businesses to ...

Canada posts strong quarterly growth, but details underwhelm, trade risks loom

Published: 2019-08-30T15:22:30Z 

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy beat expectations in the second quarter with its strongest quarterly stretch of growth in two years, according to a ...

Canadian economy posts strong quarterly growth, but details underwhelm, trade risks loom

Published: 2019-08-30T15:01:20Z 

The Canadian economy beat expectations in the second quarter with its strongest quarterly stretch of growth in two years, according to a report Friday ...

Consumer Worries Cloud Best Canadian Output Gain in Two Years

Published: 2019-08-30T14:26:15Z 

(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. Canada's economy recorded a ...

An Amos company will be able to increase its productivity through support from Canada Economic ...

Published: 2019-08-30T14:26:15Z 

Nearly $400,000 in support from the Government of Canada for the innovative project by G4 R&D. AMOS, QC, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada ...