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Here comes the Bank of Canada…

The Bank of Canada is expected to hold its key rate steady at 1.5% on Wednesday. The central bank has emphasised taking a gradual approach to raising rates. The decision comes just as the trade officials restart talks on NAFTA, which President Donald Trump has threatened to exclude Canada from. […]
Here comes the Bank of Canada…
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Justin Trudeau says he is continuing to ‘engage diplomatically’ with Saudi Arabia but remains ‘concerned’ over the impending execution of a Saudi activist

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday that his government is continuing to “engage diplomatically” with Saudi Arabia, but said he remains “concerned” about a Saudi woman who is facing a death sentence for her political activism. Trudeau addressed reports that Saudi Arabia is preparing to behead 29-year-old Israa […]
Justin Trudeau says he is continuing to ‘engage diplomatically’ with Saudi Arabia but remains ‘concerned’ over the impending execution of a Saudi activist
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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Friday! 1. Obamacare suffered the ultimate indignity, broken down by a PowerPoint presentation from a man in rolled-up sleeves wielding a clicker. Sure, it had its deficiencies, but that’s cold. Twitter pointed and laughed at Paul Ryan’s defence of the new American Health Care Act, but the US President thinks […]
10 things you need to know this morning in Australia