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The Bank of Canada is on hold and since it never embarked on QE, it does not have to resort to QT. And being relatively commodity-sensitive, the Canadian market is a much more effective hedge against inflationary pressures, which is why Canada always outperforms the U.S. late in the investment cycle.

WASHINGTON: The United States on Friday rebuked NAFTA-partner Canada, saying the country was not doing enough to clamp down on counterfeit goods, giving it the same ranking as China and India on a list of intellectual property offenders. In an annual report on intellectual property rights ...
Hopes for some clarity about upcoming U.S. policy will turn not only to Trump, but also to U.S. trade czar Robert Lighthizer who is to deliver a rare ... In the past, the Canadian government has brushed off this annual report as a wish-list produced on behalf of companies by the United States government.
The man who shot and killed six worshippers in a Quebec City mosque in 2017 is possibly facing one of the harshest sentences in Canada since the country formally abolished the death ... And I feel strongly that monsters don't have a place amongst us," Amir Belkacemi, son of victim Khaled Belkacemi, 60, told the court. gunman
Canada scores an 8.14 (out of a possible 9.0) on Gallup's Migrant Acceptance Index (MAI), ranking it fourth out of 140 countries, while the U.S. is in ninth ... Poll does not ask people about their political leanings, religion and political identification are often intertwined, but particularly so in the United States.

French President Emmanuel Macron has used his speech to the joint houses of the US Congress to denounce nationalism and isolationism. Mr Macron said such policies were a threat to global prosperity. The speech was widely interpreted as a thinly veiled attack on President Donald Trump's ...
More people sought asylum in Canada in 2017 than at any point in at least a quarter-century, due in part to a spike in applications from Haitians entering the country from the United States, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Canadian government data. The 50,420 asylum applications Canada ...
With months left before Canada becomes the first country in the G7 to fully legalise marijuana, members of the country's Liberal party, led federally by Justin Trudeau, are calling on their government to go one step further and decriminalise the possession and consumption of all illicit drugs. The internal push ...
He asked Google for help when he found the boot loop problem and was directed to LG Canada. LG refused to do a warranty repair because the Nexus 5X phone he had, sold by Google in Canada, was a U.S. model. “If we contact LG in the U.S., we need a U.S. address to get a free repair. Not all of us ...
In response, China retaliated with tariffs on soybeans, cars, chemicals, and other goods, and nodded to its “nuclear option”—liquidating its major holdings in U.S. government debt. A trade war between the United States and China has now become a real possibility. And the International Monetary ...
In 1916, amid the chaos of World War I, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and King George V of Great Britain signed the Migratory Bird Treaty. ... In one year, an individual warbler may spend 80 days in Canada's boreal forests, 30 days in the United States at resting and refueling sites during migration, and ...
The pharmacy, Canada Drugs, branded itself as a safe alternative for patients in need of drugs that sell for high prices in the U.S.. U.S. prosecutors said the company's business model is based on selling illegally imported misbranded and unapproved drugs from all over the world, according to ABC News.
A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that the 1989 Canada-US Free Trade Agreement (CUSFTA) was associated with an increase in caloric availability of approximately 170 kilocalories per person per day in Canada. These findings suggest that the rise in caloric ...
The Canadian dollar continued its slide on Friday to a nine-month low as it marked its worst week against the U.S. dollar in over a year. The loonie traded at an average value of 76.41 cents US on Friday, which was its lowest level since June last year and down over 0.4 per cent from Thursday's average of ...
The overarching objective for Theresa May's patchwork government of Remainers, Leavers and Northern Irish Unionists is reaching the best possible terms for the UK's upcoming withdrawal from the European Union. With increasingly defined parameters from No. 10, it is clear the UK will not budge on ...
President Donald Trump is mad online about America's trade deficit with Canada even though the United States does not have a trade deficit with Canada. According to the US Trade Representative's official statistics, the United States runs a $12 billion trade deficit in goods with Canada. That is more than ...

United Airlines has accepted "full responsibility" for a dog's in-flight death after a flight attendant put the pet in the overhead locker. ... "We assume full responsibility for this tragedy and express our deepest condolences to the family and are committed to supporting them," the US airline said in a statement.
Cuff and Granatstein argued that U.S. President Richard Nixon effectively ended American exemptionalism with regard to Canada when he refused to exempt Canada from a 10 per cent import surcharge imposed by the United States in 1971. It was designed to address a balance-of-payments crisis.
Not only are Canada and Mexico exempt from the tariffs but their competitors now face restrictions in the US market that they didn't before. That means that Canadian ... European countries that export a lot of steel to the United States, such as Germany, will feel even more pain now. Another US ally that will ...
Although the United States and Canada have long had a mutually beneficial trade relationship, tensions have grown since Mr. Trump came into office. Last year, the Trump administration announced the imposition of new tariffs on Canadian lumber imports, the latest round in a longstanding battle over ...
Former US President George H W Bush is in a hospital intensive care unit with an infection, a week after the death of his wife, Barbara. In a statement, a family spokesman said he had contracted an infection that spread to his blood, but was "responding to treatments". The 93-year-old was admitted ...
Last year, technology companies in the Toronto region saw a spike in job applicants from abroad, thanks, in part, to stricter immigration rules in the United States and other countries. In a study of 55 tech companies with more than $1 million in revenue, 53 percent said they saw an increase in international ...
Robert Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, looks on as President Donald Trumps signs executive orders at the White House in January. A former ... Since the first Canada-U. S. free trade deal of 1988, this country has concentrated on integrating itself seamlessly into the American economy.
US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election this year, in a big blow to Republicans with mid-term elections looming. Congress' most powerful lawmaker said he would not stand for another term in his Wisconsin district this November. Republicans already face a tough ...
It also ordered the US Social Security Administration, which administers benefits, to add these names to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. That database is used by the FBI to determine who is able to purchase a firearm. The National Rifle Association, an influential gun lobby, was not ...
In the United States, the Senate has struggled, unsuccessfully so far, to pass an immigration reform bill. ... It might help to imagine that these partnerships are like Nafta — the policy between the United States, Mexico and Canada that lowers barriers for trade, which President Trump has threatened to ...
However, it also needed the remote sensing license from GAC even though the satellites that will use the ground station are already licensed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the United States. GAC has not been forthcoming regarding the reasons for the delay. “We've spent a lot ...
China's official state news agency said that Song Tao – who heads the Communist Party Central Committee's International Liaison Department – briefed Canadian officials last month on Beijing's plan to displace the United States as the world's superpower by “building of a community with a shared future ...
On a day that epitomized a suspenseful era in American trade policy, the U.S. played down a presidential threat to impose a border tax — but raised the ... George W. Bush — he said auto-parts companies and manufacturers lost jobs because 10 times more people use steel in the U.S. than actually make it.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned the United States on Friday that Canada "will not be pushed around" on trade negotiations as the two countries, along with Mexico, seek to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Reuters reports that Trudeau again warned U.S. ...
After wrapping up a series of seemingly optimistic talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement, the United States, Canada, and Mexico showed ... and intellectual property; Ottawa figures that would benefit the United States and assuage Trump administration demands for more U.S. content in cars.
President Donald Trump has told global finance leaders he will always put the US first when it comes to trade, but "that does not mean America alone". "The US is ... "I'm here to deliver a simple message - there has never been a better time to hire, to build, to invest and to grow in the United States. America ...
Consumer Reports issued a warning to avoid eating romaine lettuce while health officials in the U.S. and Canada investigate an outbreak of E. coli ... public about this risk,“ says Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization division of Consumer Reports.
FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017, file photo, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is going after legalized marijuana. Sessions is rescinding a policy that had let legalized marijuana flourish without ...
The storm, which is bringing heavy snow and hurricane-strength winds, is threatening the U.S. East Coast and Atlantic Canada, and is expected to ... Fitzpatrick added that Air Canada has “put in place a flexible rebooking policy for customers so they can change their travel plans over the next several days.
A 2013 memo signed under the administration of Barack Obama had allowed the pot industry to flourish in the handful of states that were moving to legalize marijuana at the time, and encouraged other states to join their ranks. On Jan. 1, California became just the latest U.S. state to legalize recreational ...
Cannabis stocks were pummelled after it was reported that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind an Obama-era policy governing the legal ... It shows that even though the vast majority of these stocks have little to do with the United States, it doesn't take much to set them off one way or another.".
US Vice-President Mike Pence's trip to Israel has been postponed, amid Palestinian protests against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But why does the move remain popular with evangelical Christians in the US? The Reverend Johnnie Moore, a 34-year-old evangelical Christian, ...
Canada has won similar tariff fights in the past with the United States. Freeland said Canadian government officials will continue to work within Canada toward a solution as well as with “the U.S. administration and with American legislators to come to a new agreement on softwood lumber.” The Office of the ...
“The United States will remember this day in which it was singled out for attack in this Assembly,” she declared, noting the U.S. is the leading financial contributor to the UN and sends aid to many of the nations that voted against it. The warning: “Cross us, and you'll be sorry.” For Canada, the vote was ...
Toronto is a hub for artificial intelligence research and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting California this week in part to speak with U.S. technology chief executives. Canadian leaders have promoted their country's immigration policies as an alternative to the Trump administration's ban on ...
"That response could include giving Ontario the ability to restrict its own procurement policies and processes for firms that are located in a U.S. state with discriminatory Buy American policies," she said. The Canadian federal government repeated its reservations about a Buy American policy on Friday.
The U.S. economy has grown because of NAFTA. ... The Mexican, U.S., and Canadian flags in Ottawa, Ontario, on Sept. ... Thanks to NAFTA, the United States is one of the most competitive economies in the world — in a class with Germany and Singapore — and leaving China, Russia, and India behind.
While the U.S. and Canada have had policy disagreements about nuanced issues, our strong relationship means that, generally, we work them out. ... as it can leverage government subsidies to sell its lumber cheaper than other countries (like the United States), that instead rely on prevailing market rates to ...
U.S. policy-makers have spent the past 15 years fighting over the distinction. The most recent dust-up was in 2015, when the Obama government introduced net neutrality rules that are now expected to be overturned. In Canada, the idea that internet service providers should treat all internet traffic equally ...
Canada will call off a planned buy of 18 Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets after a months-long dispute with the U.S. defense contractor, Reuters reported on Tuesday. Three sources familiar with the matter told the news outlet that Canada will instead announce next week that it will purchase a used fleet of ...
Those numbers differ from numbers provided by Statistics Canada, and the Office of the United States Trade Representative – both say the U.S. has a ... The number is more in line with the trade deficit for goods, explained Robert Wolfe, professor emeritus for Queen's University's School of Policy Studies.
Even if a missile was headed for Canada, it is hard to imagine the United States not attempting to intercept it, even if it is not specifically enshrined in US defense policy. A nuclear warhead landing north of the border would still have major consequences for the United States, not least because Canada is ...
OTTAWA — Stephen Poloz has often implied that he doesn't give a hoot about what monetary direction the U.S. Federal Reserve is taking at any given time — Canada follows its own policy path. Two different economies, two different mandates — or so goes the mantra of our central bank governor. And if ...


 

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