Canadian minister quits as political crisis deepens for Trudeau

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould quit on Tuesday amid news reports that she was pressured to go easy on a major firm last year when she was justice minister, a development that deepened a political crisis for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just months ahead of an election. Wilson-Raybould, who did not give any reasons for her resignation, […]

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Ontario securities regulator looking into digital platform Quadriga

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main securities regulator said on Friday that it was looking into Quadriga CX, the digital platform whose founder died in December, trapping millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies in its accounts. “Given the potential harm to Ontario investors, we are looking into this matter and have already been in contact with the monitor,” the Ontario Securities Commission […]

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Ice dancers Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue to be honoured at London Sports Celebrity Dinner

The most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time will be recognized at this year’s London Sports Celebrity Dinner and Auction. Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue will be in attendance for the event on April 1 at the London Convention Centre. The event’s chair Ryan Robinson made the announcement Thursday morning on the Craig Needles Show. Typically, the event honours […]

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Huawei and China, Facing U.S. Charges, Have Few Ways to Retaliate

SHANGHAI — Ever since Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer at the Chinese technology giant Huawei, was arrested in Canada nearly two months ago, Chinese officials have denounced the move as “wrongful” and “arbitrary” — a political affair cloaked in a judicial one. Now that the United States has laid out its case against Ms. Meng in greater detail, neither […]

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Canada 'some ways off' on decision over whether to ban Huawei 5G

OTTAWA (Reuters) – The Canadian government’s decision on whether to ban Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from 5G networks is “some ways off into the future yet”, public safety minister said on Tuesday. Ralph Goodale told reporters that it will be more than a matter of weeks before Canada makes a decision on this matter. Source: Read Full Article

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Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case

OTTAWA (Reuters) – In an unprecedented move, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday said he had fired his ambassador to China, who prompted a political furor with comments about Huawei’s high-profile extradition case. John McCallum had embarrassed Trudeau’s Liberal government by saying Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou could make a strong argument against being […]

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Canadian cops charge minor with terror offense after security raids

TORONTO (Reuters) – The Canadian police said on Friday they had charged a minor with terror-related offences in connection with a pair of national security raids in Kingston, Ontario Thursday night. Two people were arrested late Thursday after the raids. One, a minor, has been charged with knowingly facilitating terrorism and counseling a person to place a bomb “or other […]

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Canada bus crash leaves 3 dead, 23 injured, officials say

Three people were killed and 23 others injured after a double-decker bus in Canada crashed into a bus platform, officials said Friday. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP) Three people were killed and 23 others injured after a double-decker bus in Canada crashed into a bus platform, officials said Friday. Several 911 calls concerning “a collision involving an OC Transpo […]

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China says detained Canadians 'without a doubt' violated the law

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top prosecutor said on Thursday that two Canadians detained after Canada arrested a Chinese technology company executive had “without a doubt” violated the law. Authorities in Beijing had previously said the two men, Michael Kovrig, a former diplomat and an adviser with the International Crisis Group (ICG) think-tank, and businessman Michael Spavor, were suspected of endangering […]

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Heartbreak as Team Canada eliminated by Finland from World Junior tournament

It was heartbreak for Team Canada on Wednesday as the squad was eliminated from the World Junior tournament. The Canadians fell 2-1 to Finland in overtime of their quarterfinal matchup. Finland’s Toni Utunen drove the winner past Canada goalie Michael DiPietro at 5:17 of the extra frame, after the Fins equalized the game with just seconds to spare. “To lose […]

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