Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai, the scarf-sporting, fun-loving elder statesman of the Conservative caucus and a beloved character on Parliament Hill who championed the virtues of tolerance and human rights, died on Friday, August 2, 2019, just weeks after discovering an aggressive form of liver cancer.
Just as the fog of uncertainty shrouding North America's new trade deal was starting to lift, Canada found itself socked in again on Friday, May 31, 2019, after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly threatened Mexico with fresh tariffs tied to the influx of migrants at the southern border.
Three of Canada's premiers brought an earnest, brass-tacks message to the U.S. national capital on Friday, February 22, 2019: hit the reset button on one of the most important cross-border relationships in the world by ending American tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
Americans furious with Donald Trump's latest gambit for financing his long-promised border wall vented their frustrations on Monday, February 18, 2019, gathering at protests across the country to denounce the president's "fake emergency" and to demand that Congress stand up to his administration.
With a few swipes of his Sharpie, Donald Trump assuaged America's fears of another government shutdown on Friday, February 15, 2019, but not before declaring a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The U.S. will continue to lead the fight against Islamic State militants in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted on Wednesday, February 06, 2019, — notwithstanding President Donald Trump's apparent impatience to get American soldiers out of Syria.
The NAFTA-bashing president of the United States used his state of the union speech on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, to urge a divided, combative Congress to come together to ratify a continental trade pact he's convinced will breathe new life into America's moribund manufacturing sector.
Republicans and Democrats alike on Capitol Hill won't back the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement until President Donald Trump ends America's punative restrictions on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, says a key congressional player in the unfolding North American trade drama.
The U.S. Department of Justice laid out its case on Monday, Janaury 28, 2019, against Canada's most famous corporate detainee, unsealing 13 criminal counts of conspiracy, fraud and obstruction against Chinese tech juggernaut Huawei Technologies and arrested telecom scion Meng Wanzhou.