NAFTA renegotiation talks enter fifth round

NAFTA renegotiation talks enter fifth round

By Hayley Sledge / Heartland Institute Representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico will meet again in November to continue renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a trilateral trade bloc created in 1994. Standing with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo on October 17, U.S. Trade Representative […]

Canada may legalize drunken canoeing

Canada may legalize drunken canoeing

Impaired operation of a powerboat can easily pose dangers for other watercraft and water users. Canoes, probably not so much. A proposed change would also exclude from “vessel” such muscle-powered conveyances as kayaks and inflatable rafts. [Lowering the Bar]   —Overlawyered    

Canada’s inquiry into wrongful climate advocacy

Canada’s inquiry into wrongful climate advocacy

A Canadian government agency investigated three organizations accused of “climate denial” for 14 months after Ecojustice, a leading environmental pressure group, sought criminal charges [Lorrie Goldstein, Toronto Sun] While the bureau eventually discontinued the probe in June, citing “available evidence, the assessment of the facts in this case, and to ensure the effective allocation of […]

Canada sees surge of asylum seekers as Haitians flee U.S. to head north

Canada sees surge of asylum seekers as Haitians flee U.S. to head north

The number of people streaming from the U.S. to Canada seeking asylum skyrocketed last month, according to the latest Canadian government statistics released Tuesday. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have intercepted some 13,211 persons attempting to sneak into Canada so far in 2017, including a staggering 5,712 in August alone. That’s up 82 percent compared […]

Large Canadian arctic climate change study cancelled due to climate change

Large Canadian arctic climate change study cancelled due to climate change

From Science Daily The Science Team of the Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen has cancelled the first leg of the 2017 Expedition due to complications associated with the southward motion of hazardous Arctic sea ice, caused by climate change. This regrettably postpones the much-anticipated Hudson Bay System Study (BaySys) involving 40 scientists from five universities […]

Walloons relent, CETA “salvaged” (or was it?) competing stories

Walloons relent, CETA “salvaged” (or was it?) competing stories

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock After months of haggling, and shortly after Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, cancelled a trip to sign the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement in Brussels, the Walloons gave into pressure and agreed to approve the the deal. The Financial Times reports EU Trade Deal with Canada Salvaged after Belgian Regions Concede. […]

The great Western retreat

The great Western retreat

  By Giulio Meotti / Gatestone Institute On March 11, 2004, 192 people were killed and 1,400 wounded in a series of terrorist attacks in Madrid. Three days later, Spain’s Socialist leader, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, was elected prime minister. Just 24 hours after being sworn in, Zapatero ordered Spanish troops to leave Iraq “as […]

Bubble? Who cares about bubbles? Chinese buyers double their Aussie property investments, again!

Bubble? Who cares about bubbles? Chinese buyers double their Aussie property investments, again!

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Chinese Buyers Double Down Again Yesterday I reported on the Chinese-sponsored property bubbles in Vancouver. Previously I commented on Chinese buyers overbidding on US west coast properties. Once again, the spotlight turns to Australia, where Chinese capital flight first started. Capital flight out of China is immense. Chinese Buyers Double Their […]

Michael Taube: ‘Cold Fire: Kennedy’s Northern Front’ book review

Michael Taube: ‘Cold Fire: Kennedy’s Northern Front’ book review

COLD FIRE: KENNEDY’S NORTHERN FRONT By John Boyko Alfred A. Knopf Canada, $30, 384 pages Canada and the United States have historically been great friends, allies and trading partners. Relations between the two countries have faced occasional bumps in the road, and witnessed some short-lived layers of ice. By and large, they’ve built a successful […]

Central banking conspiracy now involves Canadian ‘basic income’

Central banking conspiracy now involves Canadian ‘basic income’

From The Daily Bell Canada plans to experiment with giving people unconditional free money … Finland and the Netherlands have already shown their interest in giving people a regular monthly allowance regardless of working status, and now Ontario, Canada is onboard. – Tech Insider For years we’ve written how the “basic income” is statist propaganda […]