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  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 18- Canada has extended the deadline for a decision on whether to push forward with the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to June 18 from mid-May, the government said on Thursday. The Trans Mountain expansion project would nearly triple the amount of crude flowing from Alberta's oil sands to British Columbia's coast, but has...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 18- Canada has extended the deadline for a decision on whether to push forward with the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to June 18 from mid-May, the Natural Resources Ministry said on Thursday. The Trans Mountain expansion project would nearly triple the amount of crude flowing from Alberta's oil sands to British Columbia's...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 18- Canada has extended the deadline for a decision on whether to push forward with the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to June 18 from mid-May, the Natural Resources Ministry said in a statement on Thursday. The Trans Mountain expansion project would nearly triple the amount of crude carried from Alberta's oil sands to...

  • *Trade deficit falls in February to C $2.9 billion. TORONTO, April 17- The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, pulling back from an earlier four-week high as investors doubted that a pick-up in domestic underlying inflation would be sustained. Canada's annual inflation rate edged up to 1.9% in March from 1.5% in February,...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 16- A right-of-center party that champions the energy industry swept to power in Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta on Tuesday, setting up a fight with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over climate change just months ahead of a federal election. Television networks predicted the United Conservative Party of Jason Kenney...

  • The two main parties are Rachel Notley's ruling New Democratic Party and Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party. Leader of the United Conservative Party. He announced plans to run for the leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative Party in 2016 and a year later, after a merger with the Wildrose Party, became leader of the new United Conservative...

  • MEXICO CITY/ OTTAWA, April 7- More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than $1 trillion in regional trade, the chances of the countries ratifying the pact this year are receding. The three countries struck the United States- Mexico- Canada agreement on Sept. 30, ending a year of difficult negotiations after U.S.

  • OTTAWA, April 7- The leader of Canada's opposition Conservative Party said on Sunday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatened to sue him for libel over statements made about a scandal that has dogged Trudeau and his ruling Liberal Party for two months. The Liberals have been in turmoil since former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said in February...

  • OTTAWA, April 4- Two former Cabinet ministers expelled from Canada's ruling Liberal Party this week kept up pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, saying he should have apologized for inappropriately trying to influence a criminal proceeding. The two-month-old scandal centers on Jody Wilson-Raybould, who said in February that officials...

  • OTTAWA, April 4- Two former ministers who were expelled from Canada's ruling Liberal Party this week kept up pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, saying he should have apologized for inappropriately trying to influence a criminal proceeding. The two-month old scandal centers on Jody Wilson-Raybould, who in February said officials had...

  • TORONTO, April 3- The Canadian dollar was little changed against its broadly weaker U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as oil prices fell and investors turned cautious on the loonie ahead of Canadian jobs data due on Friday. Blockbuster Canadian job gains this year have helped bolster investor sentiment for the loonie, offsetting other data showing a slowdown in...

  • OTTAWA, April 2- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party rallied behind him on Wednesday over his expulsion of two former Cabinet ministers who had questioned his leadership, but he is still in a battle to regain dwindling support before a general election in October. Trudeau told an emergency meeting of legislators on Tuesday that former...

  • OTTAWA, April 2- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday moved to sideline two former cabinet ministers at the center of a political crisis, saying he could no longer trust them. Trudeau announced that former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and former treasury board minister Jane Philpott would no longer be allowed to sit as legislators for...

  • OTTAWA, April 2- A former Canadian cabinet minister at the center of a political crisis facing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that she had been expelled from the ruling Liberals' parliamentary caucus.

  • MONTREAL, April 2- The biggest scandal of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's tenure is starting to hit his fortunes in the populous province of Quebec, where the ruling Liberals say they need to pick up seats in an October election to remain in power. Trudeau has been on the defensive since Feb. 7 over allegations that government officials inappropriately...

  • OTTAWA, March 29- A former cabinet member at the heart of a crisis that could cost Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau his job on Friday released documents to back up her case that she had been pressured to help a large corporation avoid a corruption trial. Trudeau has been on the defensive since Feb. 7 over allegations that officials inappropriately leaned on...

  • OTTAWA, March 29- A former cabinet member at the center of a major crisis facing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday released documents to back up her case that she had been pressured to help a large corporation avoid a corruption trial. Trudeau has been on the defensive since Feb. 7 over allegations that top officials inappropriately leaned on...

  • OTTAWA, March 28- Canada on Thursday took a notably tougher line with China over its ban on Canadian imports of canola seed, saying Beijing had provided no scientific evidence to justify the move and was hurting its own reputation. China, citing the discovery of pests, expanded its ban on canola seed imports on Tuesday to include shipments from a second major...

  • BEIJING/ OTTAWA, March 26- China expanded its ban on Canadian canola seed imports on Tuesday to include shipments from Viterra Inc, the latest development in a wider trade dispute between the two countries. "We are taking this very seriously," he said in Winnipeg, Manitoba, noting that Canada's relationship with China has been fraught in recent months.