North American Leaders' Summit - hopes and intentions
United in promoting their trade alliance and relationship, Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, U.S. President Barack Obama, and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto all praised the impact of the 20-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and suggested more benefits were to come.
Their comments came at the North American Leaders' Summit Wednesday (February 19) in Toluca, Mexico. ...
Government offers land reserved for reindeer grazing in Canada's North for oil, gas exploration
Land reserved for reindeer grazing in Canada's North has instead been offered up by the Canadian government for oil and gas exploration, according to a Canadian Press report by journalist Steve Rennie. Companies interested in obtaining exploration rights in the Mackenzie Delta and Beaufort Sea region of the Northwest Territories were asked last year to show their interest.
Governor-general seeks education exchange in India
Canada wants to double the number of foreign students it welcomes to the country’s universities, but Governor-General David Johnston also wants to send more Canadian students and teachers to other countries.
Johnston leaves for an eight-day visit to India on Saturday. He holds the largely ceremonial position of Queen Elizabeth’s representative in Canada. But he is also a former ...
Canadian medical professionals are calling for an end of the commercial use of ultrasound for determining the sex of a foetus.
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada and the Canadian Association of Radiologists have issued a joint statement calling for an end to non-medical clinics offering the ultrasound service.