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August 20, 2019

Pompeo to meet with Trudeau, Freeland ahead of G7 summit

Discussions will focus on Canada-US co-operation on various domestic and international issues.

Bernier says elections law restricting partisan ads is 'absurd'

Law should only regulate real partisan advertising – when there is mention of a candidate or party by name.

White House insists 'fundamentals' of US economy are strong

...but a new survey shows a majority of economists expect a downturn to hit by 2021 at the latest.

Huawei expects no relief from US sanctions but is confident

Ren Zhengfei doesn't want it, company is developing its own technology.

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Battle over NS pulp mill's future reflects wider Canadian debate: filmmaker

How communities can become divided as the interests of heavy industry are pitted against the natural environment. » Read more...
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Ontario moving ahead with municipal funding cuts in 2020: Doug Ford [UPDATED]

The new plan will see all municipalities – including Toronto – pay 30% of the public health care costs » Read more

Unrest in Hong Kong not spilling over to demands on Canadian consulate

The department has been working on contingency plans to assist the 300,000 Canadians in the region for some time, but what those plans might look like is unclear » Read more

MainTrain 2019

Sept. 16 - 19, 2019
Location: Edmonton
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Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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