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A timeline of Trump's tariffs on Canadian steel, aluminum

A timeline of Trump's tariffs on Canadian steel, aluminum

Some key events in Canada-U.S. trade relations since 2018: Aug. 6, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump announces plans to reimpose a 10-per-cent tariff on Canadian aluminum, saying "Canada was taking advantage of us, as usual.
Canada 'profoundly concerned' over China death sentence for citizen in drug case

Canada 'profoundly concerned' over China death sentence for citizen in drug case

OTTAWA — Canada is "profoundly concerned" about a Canadian citizen sentenced to death Thursday on drug charges in China, a spokesman for the federal government says.
Commons committee hears from charity watchdog group as WE hearings continue

Commons committee hears from charity watchdog group as WE hearings continue

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee examining the government's ill-fated deal with WE Charity probed deeper into the organization itself Thursday, but with partisan clashes over witnesses from a charity watchdog.
Oilers increase capacity for 50/50 raffle ahead of Game 4 against Blackhawks

Oilers increase capacity for 50/50 raffle ahead of Game 4 against Blackhawks

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation says its server provider has increased capacity for its online 50/50 raffle for Friday's hockey game.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 6

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 6

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:08 p.m. on Aug. 6, 2020: There are 118,561 confirmed cases in Canada.
Elections Canada recalculates, says voter turnout last fall higher than 2015

Elections Canada recalculates, says voter turnout last fall higher than 2015

OTTAWA — Elections Canada says voter turnout in last fall's federal election was actually slightly higher than the 2015 election. The independent agency initially reported a slight decline in turnout, to 67 per cent from 68.3 per cent in 2015.
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil: a fiscal hawk with a folksy demeanour

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil: a fiscal hawk with a folksy demeanour

HALIFAX — During more than six years as Nova Scotia premier, Stephen McNeil earned a reputation as an ardent fiscal conservative who wasn't shy about taking on the province's public sector unions.
Saudi Crown prince sent hit squad to Canada to kill former spy, lawsuit claims

Saudi Crown prince sent hit squad to Canada to kill former spy, lawsuit claims

TORONTO — The crown prince of Saudi Arabia sent a hit squad to Canada in an effort to hunt down and kill a former top intelligence official who knows too much, a civil suit filed Thursday in court in the United States asserts.
As CERB winds down, labour group asks Liberals to rethink EI

As CERB winds down, labour group asks Liberals to rethink EI

OTTAWA — The federal government is being urged to rethink Canada's employment insurance program as millions of workers are moved off of an emergency benefit while the country's job market is still recouping heavy losses due to COVID-19.
Ottawa's buffer against provincial economic shocks needs reform: economist

Ottawa's buffer against provincial economic shocks needs reform: economist

CALGARY — A new paper suggests a federal program meant to buffer provinces against economic shocks is not up to the task — especially in the COVID-19 era.