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ReutersOTTAWA (Reuters) - The top aide to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper abruptly resigned on Sunday over his role in an mounting expenses scandal which is threatening to undermine the Conservative government. Nigel Wright, Harper's chief of staff, quit...
Tags: Elections, Canada, National Government, Ethics, Stephen Harper
Reuters* Scandal becoming one of biggest to strike government * Conservatives had promised to be more accountable By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, May 17 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper defended on Friday a top aide who is at the center of an...
Tags: Canada, Ethics, National Government, Politics, Government
A few weeks ago, the Toronto trio Metz was played a midafternoon gig at the South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas, with such fury that the welt-inducing performance left me questioning the band members’ physical well-being and sanity....
Reuters* Canada-EU talks have dragged for 18 months * EU now turning its attention to talks with U.S. OTTAWA, May 6 (Reuters) - Canada is close to finalizing a long-delayed free-trade deal with the European Union but will not set a timetable for reaching an...
Reuters* Canada fears oil exports could be harmed by EU plan * Canada sits on world's third largest oil reserves * Ottawa keen to find new buyers for its crude By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, May 5 (Reuters) - A European Union plan to label crude from the Alberta...
ReutersOTTAWA, May 2 (Reuters) - Stephen Poloz, named on Thursday as the next Bank of Canada governor, is seen as an outsider with a solid financial background who will be well able to navigate Ottawa's politics and bureaucracy. Poloz, 57, takes over as...
Tags: Canada, Finance, Executive Branch, Regional Authority, Politics
ReutersBy David Ljunggren May 1 (Reuters) - The Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper has a majority in the House of Commons and will not have to face an election until October 2015. The main political risk facing the government is a tepid...
Reuters* Budget office sees economy below potential through 2015 * Sees bigger budget surplus than government does in 2015-16 OTTAWA, April 29 (Reuters) - Canada's parliamentary budget office (PBO) sees the country's central bank holding its key interest...
ReutersBy Randall Palmer OTTAWA, April 26 (Reuters) - Canada must review its deportation policy in light of a pardon that was granted to a Canadian resident once threatened with deportation and now accused in an alleged al Qaeda plot to derail a passenger...
ReutersLONDON, April 26 (Reuters) - Quick, cheap and chock full of flavor, street food gives hungry passers-by a lot to love in locales around the world. Trying the local open-air fare is also a key ingredient to sampling any city's culture. That's why online...
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Reuters* Talks launched in 2009 were due to finish last November * An agreement could generate $28 bln a year in new income * EU-Canada deal would also help shape EU-U.S. talks By Robin Emmott and David Ljunggren BRUSSELS/OTTAWA, April 22 (Reuters) - Talks...
The low-budget thriller "The Call" had a surprisingly strong debut this weekend, pulling in $17.1 million in ticket sales to beat out the Warner Bros. comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" to come in second place at the domestic box office. But...
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