Highlights/Barack Obama

Economy, International, Society

Trump eschews Canadian visit, disappointing very few

U.S. presidents have been visiting Canada since 1923 when Warren G. Harding made the leap across the 49th parallel. And since the Franklin Roosevelt Admnistraion, only two–Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter–have failed to come at all. Make that three. U.S.» 


Barack Obama to address sold-out Montreal crowd of more than 6,000

Former U.S. president Barack Obama will be in Montreal today to deliver a keynote speech to a sold-out crowd of more than 6,000 at the city’s convention centre. It will be his first visit to Canada since he left the» 

Economy, Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Little headway reported in softwood lumber talks

As an October deadline approaches, Canada and the U.S. continue to grapple with a trade dispute that sometimes seems like its been going on forever. Despite being the world’s largest partners, an agreement on softwood lumber continues to elude both» 

International, Politics

World needs ‘more Canada,’ Obama tells Canadian Parliament

Barack Obama received a rapturous welcome as he addressed the Canadian Parliament on Wednesday during what was almost certainly his last visit to Canada as president of the United States. In a speech often interrupted by prolonged applause and punctuated» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics, Society

Trudeau and Obama set to meet in Washington

Are relations between Canada and the United States warming after 10 years of Conservative rule? Monday’s announcement that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Barack Obama on March 10 marks the first time a Canadian leader has been»