Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is suing Canada over her arrest

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is suing Canada over her arrest at Vancouver airport last year at the request of the U.S., CBC reported Sunday. Why it matters: U.S. authorities formally requested in January for Canada to extradite Meng, after the Justice Department unveiled indictments against the executive and others associated with the Chinese tech giant.…

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Saudi teen Rahaf Alqunun due to arrive in Canada for asylum

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life, was due to arrive in Canada on Saturday, after being granted asylum in the North American country. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that Canada had accepted a request from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to…

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Free Huawei executive or face consequences, China warns Canada

China has warned Canada of “severe consequences” if it did not immediately release telecom company Huawei’s chief financial officer (CFO), calling the case “extremely nasty”. “China strongly urges the Canadian side to immediately release the detained person, and earnestly protect their lawful, legitimate rights, otherwise Canada must accept full responsibility for the serious consequences caused,” said…

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Exclusive poll: Americans want new NAFTA deal, but not without Canada

Data: Survey Monkey online poll conducted August 28-30, 2018 among 2,433 U.S. adults. Total margin of error is ±3.0 percentage points. Modeled error estimates: African-American women ±7.0, age 18 to 34 ±4.5, suburan white women ±5.0, “Never Hillary” Independent voters ±8.0, Rural voters ±4.0; Poll methodology; Chart: Harry Stevens/Axios Americans are narrowly in favor of President Trump’s renegotiation…

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Union Leader Says a New Nafta Won’t Work Without Canada

WASHINGTON—The president of the country’s largest group of labor unions said Sunday that a new North American Free Trade Agreement won’t work if it doesn’t include Canada, a day after President Trump indicated his willingness to proceed with a bilateral deal with Mexico alone if necessary. Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, which collectively represents…

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Passport numbers compromised in Air Canada data breach

Air Canada is warning users who entered their passport information into the airline’s app that users’ passport numbers may have been stolen after a data breach caused the loss of customers’ personal information, the BBC reports. Why it matters: If passport numbers were stolen from the app, thousands of customers could be at risk for…

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Ahead of Nafta Deadline, Trump Says Canada Has No Choice But to Make a Deal

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