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Do Immigrants' Funds Affect the Exchange Rate?

3 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Using annual data over 1966‐2014 from the Citizenship and Immigration statistics archives of Canada and constructing a time‐series for the funds brought into Canada by...
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Friends like this: The impact of the US-China trade war on global value chains

3 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract This paper considers the indirect impact the recent tariff increases between the United States and China can have on third countries through links in global supply...
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Despite speculation, Russia and US are NOT negotiating spy swap for Paul Whelan - senior Russian diplomat

Despite speculation, Russia and US are NOT negotiating spy swap for Paul Whelan - senior Russian diplomat

13 hours ago   |   RT

Moscow and Washington are not discussing a potential prisoner swap involving Paul Whelan, a western businessman convicted of espionage, according to Russian Deputy Foreign...
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PEI reports three new COVID-19 cases, including one seniors' residence employee

13 hours ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

CHARLOTETOWN, P.E.I. - Prince Edward Island is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 for the first time since late April, including one person who worked at a Charlottetown...
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China rebukes Canada over criticism of Hong Kong security law

14 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

WINNIPEG - China fired back at Canada on Saturday for criticizing Beijing's national security law for Hong Kong, the second rebuke in a week that has added to strains of their...
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Migrant workers stage multi-city action for full status amid COVID-19 risks

14 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Migrant workers and other non-permanent residents - many of whom have been working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic - are taking to the streets in cities...
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China rebukes Canada over criticism of Hong Kong security law

14 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   3 articles

Beijing says Ottawa is 'meddling' in Chinese affairs after PM Trudeau suspended extradition treaty with Hong Kong.
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‘You have to show up:' NDP MP questions virtual attendance of Alberta Tories to COVID meetings

15 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

EDMONTON - Alberta's only non-Conservative member of Parliament says she's disappointed some of the province's Tory MPs haven't been participating in virtual House of Commons...
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Police announce fourth victim stemming from tractor tragedy southeast of Montreal

17 hours ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - Quebec provincial police say a fourth person has died following Wednesday's tractor accident in Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge, southeast of Montreal.
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Attendance for Alberta MPs at special COVID-19 committee since the end of May

17 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

EDMONTON - The average attendance for Alberta's Conservative MPs for a special COVID-19 committee, which has acted as a stand-in for the chamber, was about 42 per cent from May...
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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young is among a number of other iconic rockers who have an issue with Trump's use of their music. Read more ...

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

The Bellagio might have suffered the biggest ever sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history when it allowed a quarter-million dollars in winning wagers to be placed on baseball... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

Kanye West announces he's running for president

Kanye West announces he's running for president

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper... Read more ...

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was alert and sent to a hospital after being hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees' top hitters, and... Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...