Highlights / Mexico

International, Internet, Science & Technology

Canadians help discover prehistoric mining complex in Mexico

Discovery of unknown aspect of ancient indigenous group Between 12,000 and 10,000 years ago, inhabitants of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula would have shared space with such things as sabre-toothed tigers and giant sloths. They would also have been using a system »

Economy, Health, International, Society

Spike of COVID-19 cases reported among temporary farm workers in Ontario

Authorities and health workers continue their efforts to cope with a spike of COVID 19 cases among migrant workers in south-central and southwestern Ontario. The spike is the latest in a series of crises the industry has faced this year »

Economy, Health, Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

A third person linked to Alberta Cargill plant is dead

There are renewed calls for Cargill to close its meat-processing plant in High River, Alberta, following the death this weekend of a third person linked to the facility. The Alberta government announced Monday that the man who died was in »

Economy, Health, Immigration & Refugees, Society

Grocers attempt to calm food supply worries, but difficulties ahead

As fears about the uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 virus increase, it has led to many cases of panic buying. While there has been some surprise about a rush to hoard toilet paper, it has also spread to panic buying of »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

Free trade: Canada, Mexico and the U.S agree on a new revised deal. What now?

It’s known officially as CUSMA- the Canada, US, Mexico Agreement, although it’s still often referred to as NAFTA, or NAFTA 2.0 (North American Free Trade Agreement) It’s been a long time in negotiation, almost there with agreements and signing, then »

Society

Ottawa woman attacked at resort in Mexico

The family of a Canadian woman says she’s lucky to be alive after the 29-year-old was viciously attacked in her Cancun hotel room on the first night of her vacation in Mexico. Lexie York was beaten to the point she »

Society

Canadian retiree found slain at his residence in Mexico

Mexican officials say a Canadian retiree who once served as an honorary consul in Mexico has been found slain at his residence in the Caribbean resort of Cancun. The attorney general’s office for Quintana Roo state said Sunday that 62-year-old »

Economy, International, Politics

Major North American trade deal signed, what now?

Known colloquially as NAFTA 2.0, the newly renegotiated trade deal involving Canada, the U.S, and Mexico is called either USMCA, or CUSMA, or simply the “new NAFTA” The name is not important however. It has been hailed as a victory »

International, Politics

GG Julie Payette to travel to Mexico for presidential inauguration

Canada’s Gov. Gen. Julie Payette will travel to Mexico at the end of November to represent Canada at the inauguration ceremony of the new Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the Prime Minister’s Office announced Thursday. López Obrador’s inauguration ceremony »

Economy, International

U.S., Mexico to release trade deal text as pressure mounts on Canada

The United States and Mexico are expected to simultaneously release the text of their bilateral agreement in principle on Friday as the Trump administration increases pressure on Canada to join its trade partners by signing on to the revamped North »