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Canada to put up C$30 billion for long-awaited national childcare program

FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland speaks to news media before unveiling her first fiscal update, the Fall Economic Statement 2020, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada November 30, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable/File Photo April 19, 2021 By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will invest up to C$30 billion ($23.9 billion) […]

Canada budget rolls out post-pandemic spending plan ahead of likely election

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland pose for a picture holding the budget on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle April 19, 2021 By Julie Gordon OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government on Monday lined up billions in new spending to provide emergency […]

Huawei defense to ask Canada court for delay in CFO’s extradition hearings

FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to attend a court hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada December 7, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier/File Photo April 16, 2021 By Moira Warburton VANCOUVER (Reuters) – The defense team for Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, will ask a Canadian court to delay upcoming […]

U.S. and Canada reject Chinese sanctions over slave labor debate

Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke during a welcome ceremony at the State Department in Washington, D.C. on January 27, 2021. (Photo by CARLOS BARRIA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 3:00 PM PT – Sunday, March 28, 2021 The State Department is condemning Mainland China over it’s new sanctions on top U.S., Canadian and European […]

Stabbing in Vancouver, Canada library leaves 1 dead, 6 injured

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer spoke with a woman while sitting on the curb outside the Lynn Valley Library, in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, March 27, 2021. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 3:21 PM PT – Sunday, March 28, 2021 A man is in custody after allegedly going on a […]

Huawei CFO’s argument in U.S. extradition case one for politicians, Canada prosecutor says

FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrives at court following a lunch break in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier March 5, 2021 By Sarah Berman and Moira Warburton VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Canadian prosecutors told a court on Thursday that it was not a judge’s role to decide whether […]

Analysis: Pandemic spurs Canada to offer path to citizenship to more temporary residents

March 4, 2021 By Anna Mehler Paperny TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s recent move to offer permanent residency to more foreigners living and working in the country is a short-term solution to the economic problems spurred by a pandemic-related immigration slowdown, analysts say, while critics argue the strategy excludes too many vulnerable people. With travel restrictions […]

US, Canada Hail Taiwan’s ‘Freedom Pineapples’ After Chinese Ban

TAIPEI—The de facto U.S. and Canadian embassies in Taiwan on Tuesday praised the quality of pineapples grown on the island, depicting photographs of their top diplomats in Taipei with the fruit after an import ban by China. China last week stopped the import of Taiwanese pineapples, citing “harmful creatures” it said could come with the […]

Canada budget deficit swells to C$248 billion over first nine months of 2020/21

FILE PHOTO: St. Catherine Street, a primary commercial artery of downtown Montreal is seen on the first night after a curfew is imposed by the Quebec government to help slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Montreal, Quebec, Canada January 9, 2021. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi February 26, 2021 OTTAWA, Feb 26 (Reuters) – […]

Canada sticking to stimulus plan despite debt rumblings, sources say

FILE PHOTO: Governor of the Bank of Canada Tiff Macklem walks outside the Bank of Canada building in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada June 22, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable February 26, 2021 By Fergal Smith and Steve Scherer TORONTO/OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s C$100 billion ($79 billion) stimulus plan is justified by the economic hole caused by the COVID-19 […]