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China to block pork imports from Canadian firm

China claims the Canadian pork contains a feed additive widely used in the US, but banned in China and the EU.

Statement on plastic waste taken out of context, says Canada

The Canadian government says its environment ministry was responding to a question from the media about whether a specific ship would pick up waste in Malaysia en route to Canada.

Fleming and Prince book Canada’s last-16 spot

Second-half goals by Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince give Canada a 2-0 win over New Zealand, cementing their place in the last 16 of the women’s World Cup.

Do the moral thing, take back your waste, Penang official tells...

Penang executive councillor slams Canada for saying it does not intend to take back containers of waste lying at the Butterworth port.

We’re not taking back our plastic waste in Malaysia, says Canada

This comes more than two weeks after Malaysia announced it would ship back container loads of plastic waste back to its source.

Canada to ban single-use plastics in 2021

Straws, plastic bags, cutlery, plates and stir sticks will be among the items banned.

Huawei executive’s extradition hearings set for 2020 in Vancouver

Justice Minister David Lametti will make any final decisions on US extradition – a subject covered by a treaty between the two countries.

Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada

Sixty nine shipping containers of garbage are loaded onto a cargo vessel at Subic Bay heading for Canada.

Britain, Canada worry over Hong Kong extradition ‘risk’

Hong Kong's pro-Beijing authorities are pushing a bill that would allow extraditions to any jurisdiction with which it doesn't already have a treaty.

Philippines’ Duterte loses patience with Canada over trash spat

The Philippines has made several diplomatic protests to Canada since a 2016 court ruling that the garbage be returned.

Canada: Full steam ahead on ratifying trade pact

Section 232 tariffs imposed by the US in 2018 is the main reason Canada was reluctant to ratify the USMCA trade pact.

Trump: US to drop steel, aluminium tariffs with Canada, Mexico

US tariffs will end on Canada's steel and aluminium paving the way on ratifying a new North American trade pact.

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers meet in Havana on Venezuela crisis

Canada's foreign minister met with her Cuban counterpart in Havana to discuss the political crisis in Cuba's longtime ally Venezuela.

Mexico says it is close to US metals tariff deal, waiting...

Seade says a deal to remove the so-called Section 232 tariffs was 'very close'.

Huawei exec vows to fight extradition to US in Canada court

Meng was released on bail in mid-December in Vancouver, where she owns two residences, on a Can$10 million bond.

Huawei CFO Meng set to appear in Canada court

Meng Wanzhou will began a long legal battle to avoid being extradited to the United States to face fraud charges.

Canadian drug smuggler to appeal China death sentence Thursday

The appeal comes against the backdrop of Beijing's anger over the December arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a senior executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei.

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has left the country

Asia Bibi who has faced persecution in Muslim majority Pakistan has left the country.

China sentences another Canadian man to death amid Huawei feud

A feud between China and Canada has extended after Canadian Fan Wei received the death sentence for his methamphetamine business deals.

Canada privacy watchdog rebukes Facebook

Canada's privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien says he is prepared to go to court to force reforms at Facebook.

Extensive flooding in eastern Canada forces evacuations

The flooding has already claimed a victim.

Defending champ Henderson tied for lead at Lotte Championship

Brooke Henderson is tied with American Nelly Korda.

3 world-class climbers presumed dead in avalanche

Officials said there were strong evidence that all three men are deceased.

New North America trade pact to have ‘moderate’ positive effect

The report was released as President Donald Trump's administration instead unveiled rosy projections.