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Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday launched an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the imports of automobiles into the United States,...

Freeland plays down Trump assertion Canada being ‘difficult, spoiled’ on NAFTA

OTTAWA — U.S. President Donald Trump says Canada and Mexico are "spoiled" and difficult to deal with in NAFTA negotiations. But Canadian officials are playing...

Trudeau makes 16th trip to U.S. to sell trade as NAFTA deadline looms

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will throw out a pitch for free trade in the heart of American baseball culture this morning.  As a target date to...

Questions about G7’s future force Canada’s sherpa to face ‘6 plus 1’ scenario

OTTAWA — Less than a month before Donald Trump sets foot on Canadian soil for the G7, Justin Trudeau's chief summit organizer is being forced...

The collusion scorecard: What we know so far about Trump-Russia contacts

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump has tweeted no fewer than 17 times that his campaign did not collude with Russians, usually making that point...

U.S. sets May 1 tariff threat on Canada, Mexico amid rush to get quick...

WASHINGTON — The United States has just applied some deadline pressure, amid its hurry to get a new NAFTA agreement over the next few...
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Progress in NAFTA talks: Canadian ambassador cites movement, reason for optimism

WASHINGTON — Substantial progress has been made in the NAFTA discussions over the last few days, Canada's ambassador to the United States said Tuesday...

Canadian at centre of Facebook data scandal cut political teeth with Liberals

OTTAWA — The Canadian whistleblower at the centre of an international scandal that saw a firm help the Trump campaign capitalize politically from private Facebook information got his start...

Trump says he made up facts about trade deficit in meeting with Trudeau

ST. LOUIS — U.S. President Donald Trump boasted in a fundraising speech in Missouri on Wednesday that he made up facts about trade in...

Trump stresses desire for quick NAFTA deal in phone chat with Trudeau

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged the quick completion of the NAFTA negotiations in a phone call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday,...