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North American trade deal launches today under threat of disputes

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) came into effect on Wednesday - although its success is far from being assured. There are still trade tensions with Canada and widespread concern about Mexico’s ability to enforce labor protections.

Canada Day — Canadians celebrate country's founding 152 years ago

For Canadians, July 1 marks the joining of Canada's original three provinces, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Canada province, which is now Ontario and Quebec, in 1867.

The additive at the center of the banned Canadian pork dispute

China has demanded that Canada suspend all meat exports after Chinese officials said they found traces of ractopamine, an animal feed additive banned in their country in a batch of pork products.

Canada's dairy farmers not happy with NAFTA agreement

Ottawa - Canada's dairy farmers were quick to let their displeasure over the newly negotiated trade pact between Canada, the U.S., and Mexico, issuing a terse statement on the deal and its negative impact on the sector.

Trump boasted about false trade deficit with Canada

President Donald Trump, speaking at a fundraiser in Missouri on Wednesday recounted to his audience how he made up information about the U.S. having a trade deficit with Canada, according to an audio recording of the private event.

Aphria agrees to buy Nuuvera as Canada's pot deals heat up

Brampton - As Canada moves closer to the legalization of marijuana later this year, another deal has been struck as the country's cannabis sector ramps up consolidation efforts. This time, Aphria Inc. agreed to buy Nuuvera Inc., a global cannabis company in Ontario.

Dear Rouge plays Athabasca for Canada Day celebrations Special

Athabasca - The future of Canadian music is a bright one, which was clear when Dear Rouge played the Athabasca River Rats festival on June 30.

Op-Ed: Happy 147th Birthday, Canada!

Victoria - CANADA DAY marks the Union of the British North American Colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Province of Canada into a Federation of four provinces including Ontario and Quebec on July 1, 1867.

102nd Canada Day celebration for Greenfield Park, Quebec Special

Greenfield Park - The City of Greenfield Park, Quebec Canada Day celebrations were a success including the Firework's show that went on despite the rainfall that started minutes before the fireworks were launched.

Dragonette, Carly Rae Jepsen lead Canada Day concert Special

Mississauga - All in all, Mississauga packed a 'pretty fun Canada Day party', or so said Martina Sorbara, lead singer of Dragonette. The Juno award-winning band took centre stage in Celebration Square.

Canada Day at Waterfront Park, North Vancouver Special

North Vancouver - Maybe North Vancouver is not a prime location to celebrate Canada Day but its Waterfront Park is a perfect location to organize Summer Artisan Craft Fairs that always brings visitors to enjoy a day in great scenery.

Anti Royalty: From Ottawa street cartoon to Quebec sky banner Special

Ottawa - The royal tour of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Canada could set up a new stage for debates and polls showing to what extent a British Monarchy is welcomed in Canada.

Op-Ed: A toast to Canada's yesteryear

Ottawa - For Canadians July 1 is a special date on the calendar. This year Canadians celebrated the country's 144th birthday in their usual manner: downtown celebrations, concerts, fireworks, erratic flag waving and of course, above all, a royal visit.

Photo Essay: Canada Day on Granville Island, Vancouver Special

Vancouver - With at last good weather conditions on the west coast of Canada, lots of Vancouverities came out to celebrate Canada Day in many venues around the city.

Canadian Flag Not Flown On Ottawa’s Peace Tower on Canada Day Special

Ottawa - How likely is to have a new Canadian flag, particularly in blue color?! How about having that on Peace Tower on a Canada Day, or for Canada's 150th Anniversary by 2017?! If you say that could not happen under any circumstances, think twice!

Toronto sky lights up with Canada Day fireworks Special

Tonight people lined Lake Ontario's waterfront in Toronto to catch a glimpse of Ontario Place's Canada Day's fireworks display.

William and Kate on Parliament Hill for Canada Day

Ottawa - Roayl couple William and Kate presented flags to new Canadians at a citizenship ceremony, and then attended celebrations on Parliament Hill to mark Canada Day during their visit.

Canada Day Parade in Bible Hill Special

Crowds gathered on a warm morning to watch the annual Canada Day Parade in the Nova Scotia village of Bible Hill this year.

Celebrating Canada Day coast to coast with music, celebrities

Music, fairs and the Royal Couple are all part of the Canada Day celebrations today, as Canadians take part in their annual federal statutory holiday. How are the country's major cities celebrating 144 years of Canada?

Canada Day 2011 – Events in Ottawa on Canada's 143rd Birthday

Ottawa - Ottawa – Goings On for Canada Day 2011. Celebrate a unique nation with an international flair--here are some of the most interesting events happening in Ottawa on July 1, 2011.

History comes alive at Guelph's McCrae House on Canada Day Special

Guelph - McCrae House is the home where famous Col. John McCrae was born. Now a museum, the institution hosts Canada Day with a historic military point of view.

Celebration of Canada's 142nd in Guelph Special

Today was Canada's 142nd anniversary as a nation, and the cool wet weather in Guelph didn't keep anybody back! At least a few thousand people came out to Guelph's Riverside Park to take part in festivities.

Campbellton New Brunswick Celebrates Canada Day Special

Today is Canada Day and the City of Campbellton, New Brunswick celebrated at Riverside Park between 11:00am and 2:00pm

Inside Canada Day Celebrations in Toronto

Even though a civil service strike is taking place, and Canada Day falls on a Wednesday and the weather is expected to be gloomy, that does not mean you can't have any fun.

Toronto Strike Could Take Celebration Away From Canada Day

Canada Day may not be the same this year if the strike with city service workers continues. The strike forced the city to announce that all city events in Toronto have been canceled.

African Guitar Summit Rocks Lula Lounge for Canada Day Special

No better T.Dot way to celebrate Canada Day than to get down in a multicultural way. It doesn't get more danceable than the African Guitar Summit.

Are we Canadians a happy lot? Macleans poll says we are so Happy Canada Day!

Well here we are, 140 years after Confederation, and it seems being a happy Canadian is one of the things that does unite this country of ours. In a recent Macleans poll of over 3000 people, they learned that 84 per cent of respondents were happy, in fact

Canada Day Celebration Turns Into Riot

EDMONTON — Business owners along a trendy Edmonton bar strip were sweeping up glass and shaking their heads Monday after Canada Day celebrations degenerated into a drunken riot. ``Everybody got wasted for Canada Day and the celebrations turned ugly..

Address by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien on Canada Day

Welcome to Canada Day 2001. This is the 8th time that it has been my great privilege to be a part of this nation wide celebration. To join hands with all Canadians. And make a joyful noise, as only we can, about a nation like no other. Eight tim...

Canada Celebrates Its 134th Birthday

OTTAWA - Here at home and in places half a world away, Canadians threw themselves a party Sunday to celebrate their country's 134th birthday. From a glitzy Hollywood affair at the Canadian consulate in Los Angeles to a quiet ceremony at the site of...
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Canada Day at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto -2011
Canada Day at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto -2011
FIVEuvUS on stage at Waterfront Park  North Vancouver  Canada.
FIVEuvUS on stage at Waterfront Park, North Vancouver, Canada.
A reenacter representing an armorer on board an 1812 naval boat  the HMS Charwell. explains how the ...
A reenacter representing an armorer on board an 1812 naval boat, the HMS Charwell. explains how the grenade launcher worked.
Canada Day at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto -2011
Canada Day at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto -2011
Local artist  Teresa Wegrzyn with her husband  exhibiting her art at Waterfront Park  North Vancouve...
Local artist, Teresa Wegrzyn with her husband, exhibiting her art at Waterfront Park, North Vancouver, Canada.
Local artist  Teresa Wegrzyn exhibiting her painting art at Waterfront Park  North Vancouver  Canada...
Local artist, Teresa Wegrzyn exhibiting her painting art at Waterfront Park, North Vancouver, Canada.
Maple leaf miniature flags at the information booth  Waterfront Park  North Vancouver  Canada.
Maple leaf miniature flags at the information booth, Waterfront Park, North Vancouver, Canada.
Lest we forget that Vikings once visited this country. From left to right:  Shayla  Jill  Amber and ...
Lest we forget that Vikings once visited this country. From left to right: Shayla, Jill, Amber and Gord.
Taken on Canada Day 2011  Ottawa  Parliament Hill
Taken on Canada Day 2011, Ottawa, Parliament Hill
Information about the Canada Day event on the walkway over the street in North Vancouver  Canada.
Information about the Canada Day event on the walkway over the street in North Vancouver, Canada.
Canada Day at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto -2011
Canada Day at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto -2011
Dear Rouge  plays Athabasca Alberta.
Dear Rouge, plays Athabasca Alberta.
Rob (left) and Ron (right)  WWI reenacters  standing at the rear of McCrae House.
Rob (left) and Ron (right), WWI reenacters, standing at the rear of McCrae House.

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