Politics Stephen Harper

  • The Keystone XL was designed to link existing pipeline networks in Canada and the United States to bring crude from Alberta and North Dakota to refineries in Illinois and, eventually, the Gulf of Mexico coast. TransCanada is suing the United States in federal court in a separate legal action, seeking to reverse the pipeline's rejection. The heads of NAFTA...

  • TORONTO, June 16- Spending on clean energy projects in Canada fell 16 percent in 2015 compared with the record investments of the prior year and a renewed push to cut emissions may not lead to a rebound until 2018, an advocacy group said on Thursday. "The real opportunity is in Alberta and Saskatchewan, which still have relatively dirty electricity grids," said Dan...

  • President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto will meet in Ottawa for a North American leaders' Summit on June 29, the White House said on Wednesday. The "Three Amigos" summit, with two key U.S. trading partners, comes as Obama grapples with a wave of anti-free-trade sentiment that has stalled ratification...

  • OTTAWA, March 21- Canada's new Liberal government will try to revive a flagging economy by unveiling one of the country's biggest deficits since the 2008 financial crisis in Tuesday's federal budget, making it a rarity among Group of Seven peers more focused on austerity. The drop in the price of oil, a major export for Canada, has battered the economy, putting it in...

  • OTTAWA, March 19- A major liquefied natural gas export project in Canada ran into another delay on Saturday when the federal environmental assessment agency was granted an extra three months to finish an impact study. The Malaysian state-owned oil giant Petronas and its partners have been waiting nearly three years for a permit to build the C $36 billion LNG...

  • WASHINGTON, March 10- President Barack Obama on Thursday turned the page on years of shaky ties with Canada by staging a lavish White House welcome for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, making clear the new leader is a man after his own heart. Trudeau, 44, the left-leaning Liberal Party leader and son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, took power last November.

  • WASHINGTON, March 10- President Barack Obama and new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday ended a frosty period in bilateral ties by agreeing to tackle climate change and strive to settle a long-lasting trade dispute over softwood lumber. The neighboring countries are traditionally close but relations in recent years soured under former...

  • VANCOUVER, March 3- Strains over stalled Canadian oil pipeline projects and Ottawa's push to impose a national carbon price hung over talks on Thursday between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the country's 10 provinces on how to tackle global warming. Trudeau's Liberal Party won an election last October on a pledge to do much more than the previous...

  • TORONTO, Feb 11- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Thursday that it has invested C $3.7 billion since September 2014 and created 1,200 jobs in Canada to develop and produce its next-generation minivan. The Pacifica program brings Fiat Chrysler employment in Canada to just over 11,000, he said. Autoworkers and Canadian divisions of Detroit's automakers met...

  • CALGARY, Feb 3- Canada is committed to fast-tracking infrastructure investments in the province of Alberta that is reeling from the global slump in energy prices, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday. Canada stands ready to provide up to C $250 million to the province in the form of advance fiscal stabilization payments, said Trudeau, who...

  • ExxonMobil oil rig

    Together, the United States, Mexico and Canada could form a bloc that would become the envy of the energy world.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (L) and  European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (R)

    After settling lingering issues over beef and cheese quotas, the EU and Canada inked a trade deal integrating two of the world's biggest economies.

  • Canadian Prime Minister on Keystone pipeline

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo about tensions the firm ally has with the US and technology's impact on all sectors.

  • Former president Bill Clinton moderates a panel on Mobilizing for Impact at CGI on Sept. 24, 2013 in New York.

    With appearances by the likes of Sheryl Sandberg, Bono and Bill Gates, the Clinton Global Initiative hopes to leave a lasting impression on the world.

  • The Cnooc Ltd. headquarters stand in Beijing, China

    Canada has approved China's biggest ever foreign takeover, the $15.1 billion bid from CNOOC for energy company Nexen, but has drawn a line in the sand against future buys by state-owned enterprises.

  • *SNC Lavalin sees India designating site for Candu reactors. NEW DELHI, Nov 6- Canadian firms will be able to export uranium and nuclear reactors to India for the first time in almost four decades under an agreement between the two nations, their prime ministers said, but more work is needed to implement the deal.

  • OTTAWA, Nov 6- A top legislator in Canada's ruling Conservative Party on Tuesday made public his fierce opposition to a bid by China's CNOOC Ltd for Nexen Inc, underlining the political challenges facing Ottawa as it studies the takeover.

  • *SNC Lavalin sees India designating site for Candu reactors. NEW DELHI, Nov 6- Canadian firms will be able to export uranium and nuclear reactors to India for the first time in almost four decades under an agreement between the two nations, their prime ministers said, but more work is needed to implement the deal.

  • NEW YORK- With freezing temperatures forecast, tens of thousands of people hit by superstorm Sandy need temporary housing, but New York officials say it is not immediately clear where they could all be sheltered.

  • *India re-examining all investment deals due to Vodafone spat.