EU Trade Pact

Canada to sign EU trade pact

The much waited trade pact between the European Union and Canada were signed, ending days of drama after a small Belgian region has refused to endorse the agreement and has deeply embarrassed the EU. The long-delayed Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement was delayed by yet another hold up early...
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Failure of free trade talks by Belgium with the European Union will leave Canada stranded

The European Union’s hopes of signing a free-trade agreement with Canada is on a knife-edge after Belgium announced that it could not sign the treaty due to the opposition from regional parliaments. The Belgian prime minister, Charles Michel, has announced that Belgium is not ready to sign the EU-Canada...
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Guaranteed minimum annual income for Canadian

Idea of a guaranteed minimum annual income for Canadians moves a small step closer to reality this week. Former Conservative Senator Hugh Segal will deliver a report on how the "basic income pilot" announced in Ontario's February budget may work. The Ontario government has earmarked $25 million in this...
Canada Post

Canada Post Union delays job action

Possible job action by Canada Post workers has been delayed for 24 hours. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has made the announcement in a statement. “We’ve amended our notice in a last-ditch effort to reach a negotiated agreement before we are forced to start working to rule,” said CUPW...
Naheed Nenshi

Federal funding for Calgary Zoo panda exhibit

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has written a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting for Ottawa's help in defraying the considerable cost of housing the critters at Calgary's zoo in two years. "As a fellow lover of cute cuddly panda cubs and having observed with envy your recent opportunity to...
Mel Hurtig

Mel Hurtig — Edmonton bookseller, publisher and activist — No more

Mel Hurtig is remembered as a fierce nationalist and devoted father who published The Canadian Encyclopedia. Hurtig died at the age of 84, surrounded by his daughters after a short bout of pneumonia in a Vancouver hospital. Born in Edmonton in 1932, Hurtig has opened the city's first independent bookstore...
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Death Threats For Sikh Mayor In US

Indian American lawyer Ravinder Singh Bhalla has acknowledge of facing death threats after an unidentified man left a bag in his office. Three months...
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Merit-based Immigration Amendments Moved To Immigration Bill

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Sci-Tech Oscar Award For Team With Indian Engineer

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Indian Student Wins 1,000-Pound Grant At UK College

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