Trump delays decision on tariffs for Canadian steel, aluminum

U.S. President Donald Trump has extended the exemptions on steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and other U.S. allies including Mexico and the European Union. By Rebecca Joseph National Online Journalist Global News The extension comes as Canada and the U.S. continue negotiations over NAFTA, where the issue of tariffs has been an irritant. It’s unclear whether the matter could become…

It’s not just beer. Any goods could get snared under court’s protectionist ruling (Canada)

After this Supreme Court ruling, the provinces have less reason to push for free trade within Canada. Block that pipeline, stop that oil shipment, seize that beer. Terence Corcoran April 19, 2018 Across the clouded canvas of the Canadian federation, the national pipeline crisis has shrouded federal-provincial relations, spreading gloom and conflict unbefitting a nation based…

‘Potentially historic’ ice storm arrives in southern Ontario; closures, crashes reported

NEWS: POLICE HAVE HANDLED OVER 550 COLLISIONS IN GTA, SURROUNDING AREAS ON SATURDAY: OPPX.  The weather agency issued warnings for the GTA and across southern Ontario on Saturday. By Nick Westoll Digital Broadcast Journalist  Global News (Note to reader: To watch the videos inserted into this article, click here.) Watch – Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says…

Massive fuel price hikes to kick in at midnight

JOHANNESBURG – As South Africans brace themselves for an unwelcome hike in value added tax (VAT), consumers will feel a further pinch as the surge in petrol price kicks in on Tuesday night. Eyewitness News Kgomotso Modise 2 hrs ago   Last week, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe announced that motorists will have to fork out 72 cents…

‘I’ve been wrong, but this feels right’: BlackBerry CEO’s bet on security pays off in privacy scandal age

‘I’ve been wrong, but this feels right’: BlackBerry CEO’s bet on security pays off in privacy scandal age Chen’s strategy is gaining traction: BlackBerry is generating cash, growing its software business and winning customers Emily Jackson Financial Post March 28 2018 BlackBerry Ltd. chief executive John Chen stops short of saying “I told you so” in…

Trudeau boasts at swanky Montreal fundraiser

MONTREAL – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted his government’s commitment to transparency and its tough stance on the wealthy at a high-priced fundraiser Wednesday attended by some of Montreal’s elite. Canadian Press Giuseppe Valiante 2 hrs ago Before beginning his remarks to the roughly 150 Liberal party donors in attendance, Trudeau thanked Stephen Bronfman, a major party…