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The Bank of Canada is on hold and since it never embarked on QE, it does not have to resort to QT. And being relatively commodity-sensitive, the Canadian market is a much more effective hedge against inflationary pressures, which is why Canada always outperforms the U.S. late in the investment cycle.
WASHINGTON: The United States on Friday rebuked NAFTA-partner Canada, saying the country was not doing enough to clamp down on counterfeit goods, giving it the same ranking as China and India on a list of intellectual property offenders. In an annual report on intellectual property rights violations ...

Hopes for some clarity about upcoming U.S. policy will turn not only to Trump, but also to U.S. trade czar Robert Lighthizer who is to deliver a rare ... In the past, the Canadian government has brushed off this annual report as a wish-list produced on behalf of companies by the United States government.
The man who shot and killed six worshippers in a Quebec City mosque in 2017 is possibly facing one of the harshest sentences in Canada since the country formally abolished the death ... And I feel strongly that monsters don't have a place amongst us," Amir Belkacemi, son of victim Khaled Belkacemi, 60, told the court.
Canada scores an 8.14 (out of a possible 9.0) on Gallup's Migrant Acceptance Index (MAI), ranking it fourth out of 140 countries, while the U.S. is in ninth ... Poll does not ask people about their political leanings, religion and political identification are often intertwined, but particularly so in the United States.
French President Emmanuel Macron has used his speech to the joint houses of the US Congress to denounce nationalism and isolationism. Mr Macron said such policies were a threat to global prosperity. The speech was widely interpreted as a thinly veiled attack on President Donald Trump's America ...

More people sought asylum in Canada in 2017 than at any point in at least a quarter-century, due in part to a spike in applications from Haitians entering the country from the United States, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Canadian government data. The 50,420 asylum applications Canada ...
With months left before Canada becomes the first country in the G7 to fully legalise marijuana, members of the country's Liberal party, led federally by Justin Trudeau, are calling on their government to go one step further and decriminalise the possession and consumption of all illicit drugs. The internal push ...
He asked Google for help when he found the boot loop problem and was directed to LG Canada. LG refused to do a warranty repair because the Nexus 5X phone he had, sold by Google in Canada, was a U.S. model. “If we contact LG in the U.S., we need a U.S. address to get a free repair. Not all of us ...
In response, China retaliated with tariffs on soybeans, cars, chemicals, and other goods, and nodded to its “nuclear option”—liquidating its major holdings in U.S. government debt. A trade war between the United States and China has now become a real possibility. And the International Monetary ...
In 1916, amid the chaos of World War I, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and King George V of Great Britain signed the Migratory Bird Treaty. ... In one year, an individual warbler may spend 80 days in Canada's boreal forests, 30 days in the United States at resting and refueling sites during migration, and ...
The pharmacy, Canada Drugs, branded itself as a safe alternative for patients in need of drugs that sell for high prices in the U.S.. U.S. prosecutors said the company's business model is based on selling illegally imported misbranded and unapproved drugs from all over the world, according to ABC News.
But first: The United States a Canada have a lot in common. But when it comes to education outcomes, the two are very different. Unlike the U.S., Canada is one of the top performing education systems in the world. It does a good job educating its English-language learners. Within three years of arriving in ...
A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that the 1989 Canada-US Free Trade Agreement (CUSFTA) was associated with an increase in caloric availability of approximately 170 kilocalories per person per day in Canada. These findings suggest that the rise in caloric ...
The Canadian dollar continued its slide on Friday to a nine-month low as it marked its worst week against the U.S. dollar in over a year. The loonie traded at an average value of 76.41 cents US on Friday, which was its lowest level since June last year and down over 0.4 per cent from Thursday's average of ...
The overarching objective for Theresa May's patchwork government of Remainers, Leavers and Northern Irish Unionists is reaching the best possible terms for the UK's upcoming withdrawal from the European Union. With increasingly defined parameters from No. 10, it is clear the UK will not budge on ...
President Donald Trump is mad online about America's trade deficit with Canada even though the United States does not have a trade deficit with Canada. According to the US Trade Representative's official statistics, the United States runs a $12 billion trade deficit in goods with Canada. That is more than ...

United Airlines has accepted "full responsibility" for a dog's in-flight death after a flight attendant put the pet in the overhead locker. ... "We assume full responsibility for this tragedy and express our deepest condolences to the family and are committed to supporting them," the US airline said in a statement.
Cuff and Granatstein argued that U.S. President Richard Nixon effectively ended American exemptionalism with regard to Canada when he refused to exempt Canada from a 10 per cent import surcharge imposed by the United States in 1971. It was designed to address a balance-of-payments crisis.
Not only are Canada and Mexico exempt from the tariffs but their competitors now face restrictions in the US market that they didn't before. That means that Canadian ... European countries that export a lot of steel to the United States, such as Germany, will feel even more pain now. Another US ally that will ...
Although the United States and Canada have long had a mutually beneficial trade relationship, tensions have grown since Mr. Trump came into office. Last year, the Trump administration announced the imposition of new tariffs on Canadian lumber imports, the latest round in a longstanding battle over ...
Former US President George H W Bush is in a hospital intensive care unit with an infection, a week after the death of his wife, Barbara. In a statement, a family spokesman said he had contracted an infection that spread to his blood, but was "responding to treatments". The 93-year-old was admitted to ...
Last year, technology companies in the Toronto region saw a spike in job applicants from abroad, thanks, in part, to stricter immigration rules in the United States and other countries. In a study of 55 tech companies with more than $1 million in revenue, 53 percent said they saw an increase in international ...
Robert Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, looks on as President Donald Trumps signs executive orders at the White House in January. A former ... Since the first Canada-U. S. free trade deal of 1988, this country has concentrated on integrating itself seamlessly into the American economy.
US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election this year, in a big blow to Republicans with mid-term elections looming. Congress' most powerful lawmaker said he would not stand for another term in his Wisconsin district this November. Republicans already face a tough ...


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