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Arizona News: NEW DATA: Trade With Mexico, Canada On The Rise

PHOENIX, Aa. (STL.News) — According to new data released by the United States Census Bureau, Arizona’s bilateral trade with its North American trading partners jumped in 2018 — reversing a downward trend of recent years. Trade with Mexico increased 7.7 percent from 2017 to 2018 to a total of $16.7 billion while trade with Canada grew … Continue reading Arizona News: NEW DATA: Trade With Mexico, Canada On The Rise

Canada News: Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will visit tkey Canadian Armed Forces locations in Northern Canada

CANADA – The Minister will launch his visit with an announcement in Yellowknife, NT on Monday, August 13.  The visit taking place August 13 – 15, 2018 will also include stops at Canadian Forces Station Alert, NU, and the Nanisivik Naval Facility outside of Arctic Bay, NU. Who: Minister Harjit S. Sajjan When: Monday, August … Continue reading Canada News: Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will visit tkey Canadian Armed Forces locations in Northern Canada

TORONTO | The Latest: Toronto film fest cancels event over shooting

TORONTO — The latest on the mass shooting in Toronto (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The Toronto International Film Festival is canceling an event to announce its planned film slate due to the deadly mass shooting in the city. Festival organizers said Monday that out of respect for those affected by the attack, the film … Continue reading TORONTO | The Latest: Toronto film fest cancels event over shooting

Canada News: Statement by Foreign Affairs Minister, Chrystia Freeland, on the situation in Haiti

Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada – The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada is concerned with the ongoing violence and civil unrest in Haiti.  We call for calm and respect for the rule of law by all, to ensure the safety and well-being of those affected by the … Continue reading Canada News: Statement by Foreign Affairs Minister, Chrystia Freeland, on the situation in Haiti

Massachusetts News: Canadian National, Justin Carl Wong Pleads Guilty to Enticing Children to Produce Child Pornography

Victims were eight and 10-years-old BOSTON , Ms– A Canadian national pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Springfield to enticing children over the internet to produce child pornography and to send the sexually explicit pictures to him. Justin Carl Wong, 35, of Ontario, Canada, pleaded guilty to 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Canadian National, Justin Carl Wong Pleads Guilty to Enticing Children to Produce Child Pornography

Government of Canada News: Tourism Season Extended at Memory Lane

Memory Lane Heritage Village to be first museum in Nova Scotia with universal and Tesla electric vehicle charging stations Lake Charlotte, NS – In 2017, Canadians welcomed a record 20.8 million international visitors to our shores.  The tourism industry is vibrant from coast to coast to coast, as one in 10 jobs in Canada is associated … Continue reading Government of Canada News: Tourism Season Extended at Memory Lane

Canada News: New Inshore Rescue Boat graduates will boost Canadian Coast Guard summer Search & Rescue services in Central & Arctic Region

Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of mariners and the marine environment.  To augment its search and rescue services during the busy summer boating season, each year the Coast Guard hires and trains close to 100 post-secondary students to work at 26 Inshore Rescue Boat stations … Continue reading Canada News: New Inshore Rescue Boat graduates will boost Canadian Coast Guard summer Search & Rescue services in Central & Arctic Region

Canada News: Government of Canada takes steps to improve competition and quality of wireless services

Ottawa – Canadians are demanding world-class high-speed mobile broadband to engage in social media, participate in the digital economy and access other important online services.  That is why the Government of Canada is continually looking at how to best allocate wireless spectrum.  Spectrum is the airwaves on which wireless connectivity is provided.  Making good spectrum decisions … Continue reading Canada News: Government of Canada takes steps to improve competition and quality of wireless services

Canada’s climate action is working, report to United Nations confirms

Ottawa, Ontario/December 30, 2017 (STL.News) Canada is making strong progress toward meeting its 2030 climate target, according to a year-end report submitted to the United Nations. Meeting our climate commitments and investing in clean growth are central to the Government of Canada’s plan to create good jobs, support communities, and make our economy stronger. One year … Continue reading Canada’s climate action is working, report to United Nations confirms

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs on expulsion of Canadian chargé d’affaires by Venezuelan government

CANADA/December 25, 2017 (STL.News) The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “The Venezuelan government has announced that Canada’s chargé d’affaires in Caracas has been declared persona non grata and will be expelled from the country. This action is typical of the Maduro regime, which has consistently undermined all efforts … Continue reading Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs on expulsion of Canadian chargé d’affaires by Venezuelan government

Government of Canada modernizing environmental response equipment for Canadian Coast Guard

Ottawa, Ontario/December 22, 2017 (STL.News) – Through the Oceans Protections Plan, the Government of Canada is working to improve our country’s capacity to prevent and respond to marine pollution incidents. This will help achieve a world-leading marine safety system that keeps Canada’s waters and coasts safe and clean for today and the future. An important … Continue reading Government of Canada modernizing environmental response equipment for Canadian Coast Guard

Canada’s Finance Ministers Reach Agreement on Cannabis Taxation

Canada’s Finance Ministers reach agreement on cannabis taxation according to Finance Minister Bill Morneau CANADA/December 20, 2017 (STL.News) Finance Minister Bill Morneau today issued the following statement: “Canada’s Finance Ministers built on their strong record of working together, and endorsed an agreement in principle to coordinate the taxation of cannabis across the country. The agreement … Continue reading Canada’s Finance Ministers Reach Agreement on Cannabis Taxation