Why fresh US tariffs? Politics, pandemics, Russian aluminum
Aluminum is one of the elemental components of the Canada-US trade relationship.
Australia accuses China and Russia of virus disinformation
EU report cites dangerous claims that drinking bleach as a cure of the disease and washing hands doesn’t help prevent its spread.
Trudeau rejects Trump suggestion to re-admit Russia to G7, citing Crimea
PM says nothing has changed since Russia was ejected from the G8 in 2014 over its annexation of territory from Ukraine.
China moves to block new virus flare up on Russian border
Recent arrivals from Russia account for nearly half of China’s imported cases.
Canada won’t tip hand on possibility of import tariffs on Saudi oil
Kenney wants a continental energy policy to help North America fight what he says are predatory pricing practices.
Kremlin hopes US wouldn’t release Trump Putin calls
Zakharova scoffs at Pelosi’s decision to open an impeachment inquiry based on the Ukrainian call.
Canada files North Pole competing claim with Russia, Denmark
Canada has submitted its scientific argument for control of a vast portion of the Arctic seabed to the UN body that will evaluate it.
China seeks Asian neighbours’ support in trade fight with US
Representatives of the eight-nation grouping had expressed “broad support” for China’s position: Wang.
Pompeo, Russia’s Lavrov see hope for improved US-Russia ties
Moscow and Washington are overdue to dispel “suspicions and prejudices on both sides,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
Scheer says he will move Canadian Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv
Also says he would get tough on China and Russia.
Barr, Mueller trade barbs as Russia probe rift goes public
Attorney General faced sharp questioning from Senate Democrats who accused him of making misleading comments.
Trump, AG Barr spread untruths on Mueller report
Associated Press fact-checks statements made by Trump’s team and finds many are misrepresented and not true.
Trump ups his attacks with Mueller report due April 18
Despite the US president’s claims, the Mueller report didn’t exonerate him of obstruction of justice.
Committee calls on Canada to co-operate with NATO to respond to Russia in Arctic
Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined an ambitious plan to increase Russia’s Arctic presence.
House Judiciary panel approves subpoenas for Mueller report
The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., permission to issue subpoenas to the Justice Department for the final report.