The G7 minus one: Trump packs wrecking ball for Canada summit

Trudeau and EU and Japanese allies stymied in trade tussle where ‘everyone loses’ Julian Borger in Quebec City and Ashifa Kassam in Toronto Thu 7 Jun 2018 11.57 BST The Québécois police have been erecting high steel fences this week, braced for the demonstrators who normally flock to G7 summits to rail against the leaders of the global liberal order behind the security…

Canada retaliates against U.S. tariffs with countermeasures

Canada retaliates against U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs, announces dollar-for-dollar ‘countermeasures’ By Mike Blanchfield The Canadian Press 21 May 2018 Canada is imposing dollar-for-dollar tariff “countermeasures” on up to $16.6 billion worth of U.S. imports in response to the American decision to make good on its threat of similar tariffs against Canadian-made steel and aluminum. The…

Canada group has serious concerns over IAAF hyperandrogenism rule

IAAF’s hyperandrogenism rule could prevent South African double Olympic champion Caster Semenya from competing in 800m and 1500m races. SA athlete Caster Semenya. Picture: Gallo Images/AFP Reuters | about 9 hours ago   NORTH CAROLINA – Canada’s athletics federation called on Monday for a rigorous review of a new IAAF hyperandrogenism rule. “Athletics Canada has serious concerns…