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Fear of age-old protectionist sentiment returns in post-NAFTA era

Fear of age-old protectionist sentiment returns in post-NAFTA era

WASHINGTON — With a new continental trade deal all but done, it might be tempting to think that cross-border business anxiety will soon be a thing of the past, at least for a while. But as the NAFTA era gives way to the age of the U.S.
Inquiry learns about gap in care for former soldier Lionel Desmond

Inquiry learns about gap in care for former soldier Lionel Desmond

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S.
Trudeau urged to scramble for African business and trade opportunities

Trudeau urged to scramble for African business and trade opportunities

The Trudeau government needs to scramble to deepen trade and investment in Africa to make up for ground lost to competitors such as China, the United States and Europe, say Canada's top chief executives.
Quebec knew about illegal Hasidic religious schools for decades, trial hears

Quebec knew about illegal Hasidic religious schools for decades, trial hears

MONTREAL — The Quebec government knew for decades that children in a Hasidic Jewish community north of Montreal were not receiving a legal secular education, a witness said Monday at a trial centring on a couple's claim they were deprived of a proper
Hospitals threatened to not see troops after military cut reimbursement rates

Hospitals threatened to not see troops after military cut reimbursement rates

OTTAWA — Senior defence officials were warned that a fight with provinces and hospitals over soldiers' medical costs, including threats not to treat military personnel, could mean "negative exposure" weeks before it erupted on the federal campaign tr
Texas murder suspect nabbed in Halifax claims safety concerns if sent to U.S.

Texas murder suspect nabbed in Halifax claims safety concerns if sent to U.S.

MONTREAL — An American fugitive wanted for murder in Texas says he fears for his safety if returned to the United States.

Curtain call: Near-naked man breaks into Saskatoon home, uses drapes to cover up

SASKATOON — Police say a man left out in the cold with nothing on but his underwear broke into a Saskatoon home and grabbed some drapes to cover up.
Further measures coming to protect endangered right whales, minister says

Further measures coming to protect endangered right whales, minister says

HALIFAX — Further measures are coming to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale in Canadian waters, federal Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan told a meeting on fishing gear innovation Tuesday.
Families with kids ensnared by no-fly list invited to test federal remedy

Families with kids ensnared by no-fly list invited to test federal remedy

OTTAWA — Families who have endured anxiety-inducing airport delays over no-fly list mismatches will be among the first to test a new system intended to solve the problem.
Trudeau to take UN Security Council pitch to Caribbean next week

Trudeau to take UN Security Council pitch to Caribbean next week

OTTAWA — Next stop: the Caribbean. That is where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be heading next week as he continues making his pitch for why Canada should have a seat on the United Nations Security Council.