The federal government and Lockheed Martin are preparing to launch high-stakes negotiations after the U.S. defence giant was given the first shot at a contract to design Canada's $60-billion fleet of new warships.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and the state's congressional delegation urged President Donald Trump on Thursday, October 18, 2018, to reconsider his administration's plan to shut down a half-built nuclear fuel facility in their state.
The federal government has so far exempted 50 Canadian companies from surtaxes imposed last summer when Ottawa slapped retaliatory tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Tuesday as he faced pointed questions about his relief plan from political opponents.
After more than a year of leading intense trade negotiations with the United States and Mexico, the first thing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland did when the new agreement was reached was lay on the floor of the prime minister's office.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is very worried about the disappearance of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and makes no apologies for pushing a human rights agenda with Saudi Arabia.