Stephen Harper

Canada slides into recession as oil prices dip

Slumping oil prices take its toll on the Canadian economy. Canada is now officially in a recession for the first time in six years, as crude prices plummet due to supply glut and falling global demand, particularly from China.

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Trouble in the North: Canada's economy continues to shrink

Canada is now facing its worst dilemma - a mild contraction, according to Stephen Poloz, governor of the Bank of Canada.

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Canada must be part of Pacific treaty, will defend farmers: PM

Canada must join a proposed Pacific trade pact but will strive to protect farmers, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday, referring to foreign pressure to scrap tariffs that protect the dairy industry.

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Canada's opposition NDP proposes C$15 federal minimum wage

Canada's New Democrats on Saturday proposed enacting a C$15-an-hour ($13.53) federal minimum wage, as the left-leaning party, lagging in third place in opinion polls, seeks to stake out specific policy positions before a likely 2015 election.

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Canada seen buying fighter jets from U.S., not Europe - source

Canada is likely to choose between two major U.S. firms when it buys a new fleet of jet fighters, excluding two European competitors, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter.

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