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
U.S. economy shrank at record breaking 33% rate last quarter
State and local government spending, bruised by a loss of tax revenue that forced layoffs, also fell at an annual rate of 5.6%.
U.S. closes Chengdu consulate in China, after Houston order
The U.S. has four other consulates in China and an embassy in Beijing
Worsening US COVID crisis has some Canadians barring the border door
The red-alert status spreading across the continent’s lower half has more Canadians than ever ignoring America’s increasingly persistent knock.
Earth is invading Mars: three countries sending spacecraft
The US, UAE and China are taking advantage of a one-month window in which the two planets are in ideal alignment on the same side of the sun.
US, Mexican presidents talk USMCA without Canada
Trudeau skipped the meeting citing the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.