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Tensions erupt at NAFTA talks

The Tuesday news briefing: An at a glance survey of some top stories Tuesday, Oct. 17 TENSIONS ERUPT AS NAFTA TALKS PUSHED TO 2018: The tensions at the NAFTA negotiating table have exploded into public view, as U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced NAFTA talks are being extended into 2018. ...

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The unfinished business that fuels tensions in Nova Scotia’s Aboriginal fishery 

By Michael MacDonald THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX -First came the online threats. A drydocked boat owned by a non-Aboriginal fisherman was torched, followed a few days later by a boat owned by a Mi’kmaq man. Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil said it wasn’t clear what was going on in picturesque ...

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Trudeau turns attention to Mexico in midst of tensions over NAFTA

By Stephanie Levitz THE CANADIAN PRESS MEXICO CITY- The Liberal government’s approach to foreign policy as a mix of formal and public diplomacy was on full display Thursday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived for his first state visit to Mexico. The pomp and circumstance that greeted Trudeau at the ...

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September home sales and prices higher in B.C., says BCREA 

VANCOUVER-Home sales and average prices rose in B.C. in September, according to the latest figures from the British Columbia Real Estate Association. It says a total of 8,340 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service during the month, an increase of 9.9 per cent from the same ...

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Transportation Safety Board investigating grounding of bulk carrier in N.B.

BELLEDUNE, N.B.- The Transportation Safety Board says a large bulk carrier that became stuck on a shoal in New Brunswick has been freed. Pierre Murray, the agency’s regional manager of marine operations, says two tugs pushed the 229-metre SBI Carioca off the shallow shoal in Belledune late Wednesday night after ...

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Indigenous groups look for more funding, flexibility in revamped jobs strategy 

By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA Indigenous leaders are asking the federal government to overhaul an employment program to help a young and growing population train for a first job and move up the corporate ladder. The key messages from consultations on a new Aboriginal skills training strategy provided ...

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Judge allows Dakota Access pipeline to keep running

By Blake Nicholson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, N.D. -A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Dakota Access oil pipeline can continue operating while a study is completed to assess its environmental impact on an American Indian tribe. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg’s decision will come as a blow to the ...

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A look at nine candidates left in the government’s supercluster competition

Quick-List The federal government has narrowed down to nine the candidates for $950 million in funding for supercluster sites. The government hopes to create dense business areas with the initiative where large and small companies can collaborate with research institutes and organizations to commercialize ideas. Here’s a look at the ...

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