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The Latest: Most Ontario schools to resume normal classes
| July 30th, 2020  6:55 PM
The Latest: Most Ontario schools to resume normal classes
TORONTO — Most students in Canada’s most populous province will return to traditional classrooms full time in September amid the coronarivus pandemic. Ontario announced Thursday that elementary students and many high schoolers will be in school five days a week in standard class sizes. Secondary school students in two dozen districts that are higher risk will attend class only half the time, with classes limited to 15.
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UK, US, Canada accuse Russia of hacking virus vaccine trials
UK, US, Canada accuse Russia of hacking virus vaccine trials
July 16th, 2020  12:53 PM

Britain, the United States and Canada are accusing Russian hackers of trying to steal information from researchers seeking a COVID-19 vaccine

Canada, US and Mexico poised to extend border restrictions
Canada, US and Mexico poised to extend border restrictions
July 14th, 2020  5:49 PM

The U.S., Canada and Mexico are poised to extend their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21, officials said

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Canada, US poised to extend border restrictions to Aug. 21
July 14th, 2020  1:24 PM

The U.S. and Canada are poised to extend their agreement to keep their shared border closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21, but a final confirmation has not been given, according to a person familiar with the matter

Detroit billionaire Manuel 'Matty' Moroun dies at 93
Detroit billionaire Manuel 'Matty' Moroun dies at 93
July 13th, 2020  10:27 PM

Manuel “Matty” Moroun, a billionaire businessman who owned a critical bridge that connects Michigan to Canada, has died in his suburban Detroit home

Canada predicts historic deficit due to pandemic spending
Canada predicts historic deficit due to pandemic spending
July 8th, 2020  4:40 PM

The Canadian government is predicting a historic CDN$343 billion (US$254 billion) deficit for 2020-21 resulting from its economic and stimulus plans to battle COVID-19

US Supreme Court deals blow to Keystone oil pipeline project
US Supreme Court deals blow to Keystone oil pipeline project
July 6th, 2020  9:56 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed another blow to the disputed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada by keeping in place a lower court ruling that blocked a key permit for the project

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Supreme Court deals blow to Keystone oil pipeline
July 6th, 2020  7:00 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed another blow to the disputed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada by keeping in place a lower court ruling that blocked a key permit for the project

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Canada high court dismisses Indigenous appeal of pipeline
July 2nd, 2020  11:18 AM

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an from British Columbia First Nations against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast

Mexico celebrates start of new trade accord with US, Canada
Mexico celebrates start of new trade accord with US, Canada
July 1st, 2020  5:08 PM

Mexico is celebrating the implementation of a new free trade agreement with Canada and the United States that it hopes will lead to more investment in its struggling economy

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Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection in Canada
June 29th, 2020  2:10 PM

Cirque du Soleil is filing for creditor protection in Canada while it develops a plan to restart its business amid the pandemic

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Canada's Trudeau rules out releasing Huawei tech executive
June 25th, 2020  8:56 PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is ruling out releasing a top Chinese tech executive in an attempt to win the release of two Canadians detained by Beijing

Puerto Rico power company gives T&D reins to private firms
Puerto Rico power company gives T&D reins to private firms
June 22nd, 2020  5:34 PM

Puerto Rico officials say a consortium of Canadian and U.S. firms will take over the transmission and distribution system of the island’s public power company in a long-awaited announcement involving the second largest public utility in a U.S. jurisdiction

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China to Canada PM: Stop 'irresponsible remarks' on spy case
June 22nd, 2020  11:46 AM

China’s government has said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should “stop making irresponsible remarks” after he said Beijing’s decision to charge two Canadians with spying was linked to Canada's arrest of a Chinese tech executive

China charges 2 Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case
China charges 2 Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case
June 19th, 2020  1:27 PM

Chinese prosecutors have charged two detained Canadians with spying in an apparent bid to step up pressure on Canada to drop a U.S. extradition request for a Huawei executive

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China charges 2 detained Canadians with spying in cases linked to Canada's arrest of Huawei executive on US charges
June 19th, 2020  12:56 AM

China charges 2 detained Canadians with spying in cases linked to Canada's arrest of Huawei executive on US charges

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Court rules to cancel energy lease on land sacred to tribes
June 16th, 2020  4:24 PM

A federal appeals court has ruled to cancel a long-disputed oil and gas lease on land in northwestern Montana considered sacred to Native American tribes in the U.S. and Canada

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The Latest: Canada plans temperature checks for air travel
June 12th, 2020  8:21 PM

Air travelers in Canada will need to have their temperatures checked before they are allowed to board planes, although the country’s transport minister says the system will take months to get going

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UK's Cineworld terminates takeover of Canada's Cineplex
June 12th, 2020  6:36 PM

British-based Cineworld says it has terminated its takeover of Canada’s Cineplex

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Canadian economy unexpectedly adds 289,600 jobs in May
June 5th, 2020  9:26 AM

Statistics Canada says the Canadian economy added 289,600 jobs in May, with businesses reopening amid easing public health restrictions

Bell, Telus give 5G contracts to Europeans, Huawei shut out
Bell, Telus give 5G contracts to Europeans, Huawei shut out
June 2nd, 2020  5:11 PM

Two of Canada’s three major telecommunication companies have announced they’ve decided not to use Chinese tech giant Huawei for their next-generation 5G wireless network

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Large cruises banned in Canada at least until Oct. 31
May 29th, 2020  5:54 PM

Canada’s transport minister says large cruises will continue to be prohibited from operating in Canadian waters until at least Oct. 31 because of the coronavirus pandemic

Canada judge rules Huawei CFO's extradition case can proceed
Canada judge rules Huawei CFO's extradition case can proceed
May 27th, 2020  5:19 PM

A Canadian judge has ruled that the U.S. extradition case against a senior Chinese Huawei executive can continue to the next stage

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Canada judge rules Huawei CFO Meng's fraud case will proceed
May 27th, 2020  2:54 PM

A Canadian judge has ruled that the U.S. extradition case against a senior Chinese Huawei executive can continue to the next stage

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Suspension rust problem forces Mitsubishi to recall vehicles
May 27th, 2020  10:20 AM

Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 223,000 vehicles in Canada and 22 cold-weather U.S. states because suspension parts can rust, detach and cause drivers to lose control

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