U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' decision to resign creates a void for Canada, says former Defence Minister Peter MacKay, because of Mattis's deep understanding of Canada's role in joint NATO and UN missions and good ties with Canadian security officials.
The governors of Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico's Sonora state signed an agreement on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, to study a plan to export natural gas to Asia by connecting existing pipelines to move the fuel south to the Gulf of California.
Canadian diplomats will be granted access "shortly" to the second Canadian detained in China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, December 14, 2018, as he predicted consequences for Canada's economy from the U.S.-China trade war.
Canada's cumbersome extradition system means Chinese business executive Meng Wanzhou could wait years before her case is resolved even if she will inevitably be committed to stand trial in the United States, legal experts say.
Police forces in cities across Canada investigated multiple bomb threats on Thursday, December 13, 2018, as authorities in the U.S. said similar threats sent to dozens of locations appeared to be a hoax.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry arrived in Baghdad on a trade mission on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, urging Iraq to reduce its energy dependence on Iran and open its own energy sector to American investment.
Remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump could be used by Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou to fight her extradition to the United States, Canada's foreign minister said on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.
Four states that say burning coal will hurt their residents as it makes climate change worse are trying to stop the Trump administration from selling vast reserves of the fuel that are beneath public lands.