Tag: Canada

Trump Ruins NAFTA Deal & Insults Allies and Competitors [VIDEO]

The Trump administration said on Thursday that it would impose steep tariffs on metals imported from its closest allies after proposing them earlier and the year and then using the threat as leverage during the NAFTA talks with Canada and Mexico.  The European Union, Canada and Mexico, which will face 25 percent tariffs on steel…

Report: Trump Says He Made Up Facts In Meeting With Trudeau

President Trump on Wednesday admitted to spouting off made-up facts to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about a nonexistent trade deficit, The Washington Post reports. Speaking at a fundraising event in Missouri, the president told donors he’d complained of a major trade deficit with Canada without really knowing whether that claim was true. “Trudeau came…

Gord Downie Of Tragically Hip Dead At 53

Gord Downie, frontman of the rock band The Tragically Hip, died Tuesday night at age 53, CBC News reported Wednesday. Downie had terminal brain cancer, which he discovered after a seizure in December 2015. “Gord knew this day was coming—his response was to spend this precious time as he always had—making music, making memories and…

Trump Meets With G7 Leaders In Italy

President Trump is at a G7 summit in the Sicilian coastal town of Taormina Friday with the leaders of Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Britain, and Canada. He started the day with a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the only leader who wasn’t with Trump in Brussels for a NATO summit on Thursday. The…

Watch Sea Lion Attack Takes Girl Into Waters [VIDEO]

A sea lion has become an internet sensation overnight after yanking a little girl off a Canadian dock this weekend. The girl, who has not been identified, was not harmed in the attack Saturday, but video of the incident quickly went viral. Taken by Michael Fujiwara and posted on YouTube, the video shows a group…

Trump Won’t Pull U.S. Out of NAFTA

President Donald Trump has announced that he will not pull the U.S. out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, despite numerous promises to do so. Trump informed the leaders of Mexico and Canada of his decision Wednesday, and the White House later confirmed that the president had “agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this…

Trump Slams Canada: ‘It’s a Disgrace’ [VIDEO]

President Donald Trump unexpectedly called out Canada on Thursday over the impact of their agricultural policy on American farmers. “I want to end and add by saying that Canada — what they’ve done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace. It’s a disgrace,” Trump bluntly stated during a ceremony in the Oval Office. The…

Canada School Board: No More U.S. Travel

The Toronto District School Board, the largest in Canada, has decided to no longer book trips to the United States because it fears students might have issues at the border due to travel restrictions enacted by President Trump’s administration. “We just can’t have trips going across the border and a student for no legitimate reason…

Trump Issues Permit For Keystone XL Pipeline

The Trump administration on Friday issued a permit for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to be built, effectively reversing the previous White House’s decision to reject the plans two years ago. According to the Associated Press, the U.S. State Department, in reviewing the project plans, decided the pipeline would be in “the national interest,” despite…

Trump To Host Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau At WH

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Washington on Monday morning for a visit with U.S. President Donald Trump, whom he hopes to persuade to work with Canada on job-creation and continental security measures. While Mr. Trudeau has been taking a realpolitik approach to the much-awaited meeting, what he’ll get in return from Mr. Trump is…

6 Killed In Shooting At Quebec City Mosque [VIDEO]

Gunmen killed six people and wounded eight others at a Quebec City mosque in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “terrorist attack on Muslims” and the religious tolerance “that we, as Canadians, hold dear.” One suspect was arrested at the mosque, the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec. Another suspect was arrested nearby in…

Trump’s America: Canadians Traveling To Womens March’s Denied Entry

A group of canadians on their way to the Women’s March in Washington told the border agents their plans to march, after this cars were searched and phones examined, and each person was fingerprinted and had their photo taken Relations between Canada and the United States are under scrutiny following the election of Trump, who…

Canadian Hostage Beheaded By Islamic Group In Philippines [VIDEO]

A Canadian man held hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants since last September has been beheaded in the Philippines, officials said Monday. Robert Hall had set off on a journey to sail halfway around the world with his girlfriend when he was abducted from a marina by the Islamic separatist group last fall. Three others were…

Tragically Hip Singer Gord Downie Has Terminal Cancer [VIDEO]

Gord Downie, the lead singer and lyricist of the iconic Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, announced this morning he has terminal brain cancer, but still plans to join his bandmates of more than 30 years for a summer tour. The band posted the news of Downie’s illness on its website this morning and their…

Justin Trudeau Apologizes for Elbowing Female MP [VIDEO]

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered up apologies late Wednesday after he was accused of “manhandling” a member of parliament during a debate about an assisted-dying bill. A video of the incident shows Trudeau grabbing the arm of Opposition Whip Gord Brown and trying to take him to his seat. New Democratic Party MP Ruth-Ellen…

Canada’s Fort McMurray Wildfire Could Double in Size [VIDEO]

Authorities are concerned that the massive wildfire in Fort McMurray in western Canada could double in size by the end of Saturday. Over 88,000 people have already evacuated the area due to the blaze. Residents were ordered to evacuate on Tuesday once the fire reached city limits. Evacuees have been led in different directions by…

Canadian Wildfire Forces 80K to Evacuate [VIDEO]

Canadian authorities are evacuating tens of thousands of residents in Alberta as a massive wildfire rages around Fort McMurray, the capital of the country’s oil sands region. Some 80,000 people were forced to flee the city Tuesday as the 6,540-acre blaze destroyed homes and Alberta officials called on other provinces for help. In Edmonton, officials…

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead After Battle With Cancer

Rob Ford, the Toronto city councillor who became the world’s most famous mayor during a wild, scandal-filled term, is dead at age 46. The married father of two young children died after 18 months of treatment for a rare and aggressive cancer first diagnosed in the midst of his 2014 bid to be re-elected mayor.…

Canada’s PM Trudeau Greeted By Obama At WH

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived at the White House for a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama. Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau emerged from a motorcade to be greeted on the South Lawn of the White House by Obama and his wife Michelle. The leaders shook hands with assorted Canadian and U.S. dignitaries,…

5 Brits Dead in Whale-Watching Accident [VIDEO]

Five people are dead and one person is still missing after a whale-watching boat sank off the west coast of Canada. The boat had 27 people on board when it sank during overcast, rainy weather. “Our entire team is heartbroken over the incident and our hearts go out to the families, friends, and loved ones…

Blue Jays Beat KC, Still Trail 2-1 [VIDEO]

The Toronto Blue Jays claimed victory Monday night, beating the Kansas City Royals 11-8 victory at home in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. The Blue Jays pounded the Royals with six runs in the third inning, five of them scored off two home runs. Troy Tulowitzki drilled a three-run blast to center…

Justin Trudeau & Liberals Will Form Majority Gov’t in Canada [VIDEO]

A Red Liberal Wave Has Swept over Canada unseating Conservative Stephen Harper. Justin Trudeau is poised to be Canada’s next Prime Minister after leading the Liberal Party to a huge win, crushing the hopes of Stephen Harper, who had been seeking his fourth consecutive mandate. The Liberals, who suffered a humiliating defeat just four years…

Blue Jays Win Game To Texas Rangers, Advance To ALCS [VIDEO]

The Toronto Blue Jays advanced to the American League Championship Series for the first time since 1993 with a big win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. What seemed like a tight game suddenly turned wild in the top of seventh inning when umps gave the Rangers the tying run because of a bizarre…

Canadian Candidate Caught Urinating Into A Mug [VIDEO]

Jerry Bance has dropped out of the race after footage emerged of him urinating into a mug in someone else’s home. The Canadian Conservative parliamentary candidate who had been standing for the Conservative Party in a Toronto district, was caught on a video camera which had been set up in a home to expose workmen…

2 Dead In Toronto Shooting At Drake Afterparty [VIDEO]

At least five people were shot Monday night at the Muzik nightclub at Toronto’s Canadian National Exhibition grounds, which played host to Drake’s OVO Festival afterparty. Throughout the show, Drake had continued to diss Meek Mill after weeks of public feuding. There is no suggestion that the shooting was related. The AP reports two people…

Canadian Dad Shoots Family To ‘Free’ Daughter From Pain [VIDEO]

A Canadian father described by friends as “gentle” is now believed to have murdered his entire family in what he termed a mercy killing. Randy Janzen of Langley, British Columbia, reportedly killed his 19-year-old daughter Emily in order to free her from the pain of debilitating migraines. In a Facebook post, Randy said he shot…