Canada gas project gets $31bn investment

Canada gas project gets $31bn investment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cranes work in the water at the Kitimat LNG site near Kitimat, in northwestern British Columbia A major C$40bn ($31.9bn; £24.6bn) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Canada has received the go-ahead from its partners. The project is a joint venture between Royal Dutch Shell, Malaysia’s Petronas, PetroChina, Korea Gas…

The US, Canada, and Mexico’s new trade pact looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are the key differences between the two.

The US, Canada, and Mexico’s new trade pact looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are the key differences between the two.

The US and Canada on Sunday sealed the deal on a new trade agreement that, along with an earlier US-Mexico agreement, opens to door to a rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The new deal, dubbed the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is expected to be signed by the leaders of the three member countries —…

Canada leader makes ‚out of touch’ gaffe

Canada leader makes ‚out of touch’ gaffe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Quebec Liberal leader Phillipe Couillard was asked about grocery budgets A Canadian political leader has been caught in a dangerous election campaign trap: not knowing the cost of groceries. Quebec Liberal leader Phillipe Couillard told a radio station this week that a family of three could eat for a week…

The full timeline of Canada and Saudi Arabia’s escalating feud over jailed human rights activists

The full timeline of Canada and Saudi Arabia’s escalating feud over jailed human rights activists

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. Getty Images/Business Insider A dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia that started with a tweet has escalated to an all-out slanging match that has all but severed relations between the two countries entirely. Saudi Arabia has cancelled flights to Canada, recalled students…

Canada ‚will not back down’ over tariffs

Canada ‚will not back down’ over tariffs

Image copyright Reuters Canada will „not back down” in the face of new US tariffs on steel and aluminium, according to the country’s foreign minister. Chrystia Freeland spoke as officials unveiled a C$2bn (US$1.5bn; £1.15bn) package to support the country’s steel and aluminium industries. Retaliatory tariffs on C$16.6bn worth of US products are due to…

An outage in Canada is raising the risk of a global oil shortage

An outage in Canada is raising the risk of a global oil shortage

EnCana’s Doug Shea (R) goes over drilling reports with driller Ron Webster at an EnCana gas drilling well east of Calgary, Alberta.Reuters/Todd Korol While all eyes watched the OPEC saga last week, there was an outage in Canada’s oil sands that will cut production at least through July, supporting the U.S. benchmark prices, according to…

Locked up in Canada ‚over name mix-up’

Locked up in Canada ‚over name mix-up’

Image copyright Olajide Ogunye A Canadian citizen was held by immigration authorities for eight months in a top-security prison when he was mistaken for a refugee with a different name. Now, he’s suing the Canadian government for C$10m ($760,000, £571,000). When 47-year-old Olajide Ogunye, born in Nigeria, woke up on the morning of 1 June…

Canada hospital bills foreign mother $1m

Canada hospital bills foreign mother $1m

Image copyright Getty Images A Canadian hospital is suing a non-resident mother for C$1.2m ($930,000, £690,000) because she allegedly ducked her bill after giving birth. Vancouver Health Authority claims the woman, Yan Xia, gave birth in Richmond Hospital in 2012 and never paid. The lawsuit was filed in April, but neither Ms Yan nor her…

Canada 10-48 Scotland

Canada 10-48 Scotland

Highlights: Canada 10-48 Scotland Summer tour: Canada v Scotland Canada (3) 10 Try: Penalty try Pen: O’Leary Scotland (15) 48 Tries: McGuigan, Jackson, Turner 3, Bradbury, Carmichael Cons: Hidalgo-Clyne 3, Kinghorn 3 Pen: Hidalgo-Clyne George Turner scored a hat-trick of tries as Scotland opened their summer tour with victory over Canada. Byron McGuigan and Ruaridh…