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Trade wars and fighter jets

Gently used fighter jets for sale to good home Act-5: In which Canada courts Australia to make the U.S jealous The Players: manufacturers: Boeing, Bombardier, Lockheed-Martin, McDonnell-Douglas The Countries:  the U.S, Canada, Australia In the world of international trade, buying» 

History, International, Military

100 years later, finally a memorial to a forgotten battle

One hundred years ago this week, a geographic mound outside the French city of Lens was the site of a major strategic battle of the First World War. Known as the Battle of Hill 70, it was a  10-day struggle» 

International, Politics

More than just bromance: Trudeau-Macron tandem driven by shifting geopolitics

When G20 leaders meet in Hamburg next week many observers will be watching the budding bromance between France’s newly elected President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The G20’s two youngest leaders – Macron is 39, Trudeau 45» 

Health, International, Work & Labour

Are you happy at work? Americans tops, Canada fifth.

Everyone knows you spend a lot of your life at your workplace. It’s much better for everyone, yourself, colleagues, employer, if you’re happy at your work. A recent survey of professionals in several countries ranked “happiness” and stress levels. The» 

International, Politics

Trudeau-Macron bromance offers ‘new face of Franco-Canadian friendship’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the G7 leaders’ summit in Italy today to get to know each other and discuss a host of urgent issues from countering radicalisation to» 

International, Politics

Trudeau congratulates Macron on election as French president

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called France’s President-elect Emmanuel Macron on Sunday to congratulate him on “his decisive election victory” and to propose a meeting “soon,” according to the Prime Minister’s Office. The Prime Minister’s Office says the two leaders reaffirmed» 

International, Politics

Canada condemns Paris attack

Ottawa added its voice to the growing chorus of international condemnation of the latest terrorist attack that killed a police officer and seriously wounded two others as well as a German tourist in the heart of the French capital Thursday» 

History, International, Military, Politics, Society

Vimy: 100 years later, Canadians a little confused about when and where of this major battle.

It is almost 100 years to the day that Canada achieved a nation-defining moment in April 1917. It was on the battlefields of northern France during the First World War. Where Britain and France had failed with astronomical loss of» 

History, International, Military, Society

Update: Hill 70 – Outstanding Canadian victory, forgotten no longer

In just a few short days, on April 9, a massive crowd will gather at the spectacular Canadian Vimy memorial in France for the 100th anniversary of that incredible victory which marked a turning point for the Allies in that» 

History, International, Military, Politics

Canada and France joint stamp issue for Vimy 100

Special commemorative issue by both countries It was in the early dawn of April 9 ,1917. At the signal, tens of thousands of Canadians clambered out of muddy trenches and began a march through snow and freezing drizzle across no»