US president is again threatening to scrap NAFTA, but legal experts divided on whether he can. Talks resume Wednesday.
Plan includes a pilot project to test a new pre-screening process.
Brian Mulroney blames hostility in US congress.
Zika research, appointment of a Supreme Court justice, and the TPP trade deal highlight high-profile issues.
A loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law has failed to keep products of forced and child labour out of America.
Proposal is part of the “Mission Innovation” initiative the US president announced at last year’s U.N. climate conference.
Volkswagen has admitted that 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide have software that turns pollution controls in emissions tests.
The automaker’s top US manager will appear before Congress Oct. 8.
Republicans expected to force approval by attaching pipeline onto spending bills or other energy legislation.
Canada’s ambassador to the US says the pipeline could eventually be attached to an infrastructure or a spending bill.
Alberta premier maintains that the pipeline is in the best interests of both Canada and the US.
US president sends the politically charged issue back to Congress.
Hope is dwindling for oil sands proponents optimistic a Republican-dominated US Congress would push the pipeline to completion.
A Senate vote is scheduled for Nov. 18, but the project could still be vetoed by President Barack Obama.
Southern Democrats are trying to force a vote immediately on the long-stalled project.