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Oil sands photo by Andrew S. Wright

NAFTA votes against investigating oil sands tailings ponds

NAFTA's environmental watchdog voted unanimously not to investigate oil sands tailings ponds pollution, despite recommendations from staff to launch a probe. It's the third time a NAFTA probe...
Photo of tailings pond by Andrew S. Wright

Canada's campaign to block NAFTA's oil sands tailings pond probe slammed by critics

Canada and international environmental regulators collide over alleged oil sands tailings pond seepage into Athabasca River.

Civil liberties, privacy groups cry foul as PM hails historic border deal

Today's sweeping U.S.-Canada border deal locks out terrorists, widens gates for trade, PM says.

Buy American policy will benefit Canadian economy in long run, U.S. Ambassador says

U.S. ambassador David Jacobson addressed a business crowd in Ottawa on Tuesday about recent provisions to the Buy American policy and the new $1 billion secruity border deal. Jacobson praised U.S.-...

Blame Canada

Was it Canada's fault? Police surrounded the Army recruitment centre at Times Square in New York after a 3:45 a.m. blast that officials at one point believed had been set by a person who had escaped...