Major construction done at Hanford waste treatment plant
Facility called ‘world’s largest’ radioactive waste treatment plant
Orders for big ticket manufactured goods up 0.9% in November
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticketed manufactured goods rose…
WH silent on pushback on Trump plan to raid Canada’s drug cabinet
Canada represents only 2% of global drug sales, and gets 68% of its drugs from outside the country.
US COVID-19 cases rise, border closure extended 30 days
Trudeau says the ban won’t be eased until there’s clear evidence the pandemic is slowing in the US.
Biden goes on offence in Georgia while Trump targets Midwest
Countdown is on for the Nov. 3 US election as candidates for president look to solidify support and harvest the undecideds.
Meng Wanzhou case heads back to Canadian court
Huawei COO says her rights were violated, arrest was politically motivated.
US abruptly lifts tariff aimed at Canadian alumunium
…but they’re still on the table, as are threatened Canadian countermeasures.
NRC celebrates police, military heroes, Pence promises ‘law and order’
…As protesters raged once more over the seemingly unprovoked police shooting of another unarmed black man.
China, US discuss economic co-ordination in trade meeting
Part of the Phase 1 truce aimed at ending a tariff war between the two biggest global economies.
Virus surge makes U.S. weak link in global economic recovery
The American economy shrank at an annual pace of 32.9% from April through June
Sask. Premier Moe worried U.S. could put tariff on steel after aluminum
Regina is home to the Evraz steel mill where hundreds of people work
Public Health Agency of Canada says more illnesses linked to U.S. grown onions
Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, Calif., is expanding its recall of red, yellow, white and sweet yellow varieties
Huawei: Smartphone chips running out under U.S. sanctions
Washington cut off Huawei’s access to U.S. components and technology including Google’s music and other smartphone services last year
Canada plans $3.6B in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute
Freeland says the tariffs will match dollar-for-dollar the costs of the planned 10% import tariff on Canadian raw aluminum that will apply starting Aug. 16
U.S. manufacturing improves in July, future clouded by virus
Of 18 manufacturing industries, 13 reported growth in July led by wood products and furniture and related products