Canada

Foreign affairs minister lay on floor of PM's office after USMCA was inked

By Canadian Press
October 16, 2018 - 6:01pm

TORONTO — After more than a year of leading intense trade negotiations with the United States and Mexico, the first thing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland did when the new agreement was reached was lay on the floor of the prime minister's office.

"I did. That is true," she.....

Feds' tariff relief plan faces criticism; Morneau says 50 firms now surtax-free

By Canadian Press
October 16, 2018 - 6:01pm

OTTAWA — The federal government has so far exempted 50 Canadian companies from surtaxes imposed last summer when Ottawa slapped retaliatory tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Tuesday as he faced pointed questions about his relief plan from political opponents.

Morneau provided the.....

B.C. man accused of swimming naked in Toronto shark tank arrested in Thunder Bay

By Canadian Press
October 16, 2018 - 5:59pm

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police have arrested a B.C. man who is accused of swimming naked in a shark tank at a popular Toronto aquarium.

Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook of Toronto police says the man was arrested Tuesday afternoon by Ontario Provincial Police in the Thunder Bay area during a.....

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