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Toronto Star | Freshnews.ca http://freshnews.ca/lang/1/category/0/source/48/tagtype/1/newstype/0/tag/0 Canada's Freshest Source for Canadian News en-ca Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:09:10 -0500 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:09:10 -0500 FreshNews.ca RSS Generator info@freshnews.ca info@freshnews.ca http://freshnews.ca/ FreshNews.ca http://freshnews.ca/images/canadaflag_small_bak.jpg http://freshnews.ca Trudeau announces Canadian-Indian investment deal worth $1 billion http://freshnews.ca/news/Trudeau_announces_Canadian-Indian_investment_deal_worth_%241_billion/331051/1 The prime minister met with some of the country’s biggest companies on Tuesday where a number of them — including those in pharmaceuticals and the IT sector — pledged investments. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:05:00 -0500 http://freshnews.ca/news/Trudeau_announces_Canadian-Indian_investment_deal_worth_%241_billion/331051/1 Ontario tables bill to fight Buy American protectionism http://freshnews.ca/news/Ontario_tables_bill_to_fight_Buy_American_protectionism/331063/1 The Fairness in Procurement Act would allow Ontario to “take responsive and proportional action to discriminatory” trade practice by American states. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:30:00 -0500 http://freshnews.ca/news/Ontario_tables_bill_to_fight_Buy_American_protectionism/331063/1 Lawyer pleads guilty to lying to investigators in Trump-Russia probe http://freshnews.ca/news/Lawyer_pleads_guilty_to_lying_to_investigators_in_Trump-Russia_probe/331070/1 Alex van der Zwaan admitted Tuesday to making false statements to the investigation. The charge does not involve election meddling or relate to the Trump campaign’s operations. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:34:00 -0500 http://freshnews.ca/news/Lawyer_pleads_guilty_to_lying_to_investigators_in_Trump-Russia_probe/331070/1 Trump administration to file defence in Canadian solar-panel lawsuit http://freshnews.ca/news/Trump_administration_to_file_defence_in_Canadian_solar-panel_lawsuit/331058/1 Three Ontario-based manufacturing companies are suing the U.S. government over the imposition of 30 per cent tariffs on imports of their products. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:45:00 -0500 http://freshnews.ca/news/Trump_administration_to_file_defence_in_Canadian_solar-panel_lawsuit/331058/1 Dave Feschuk: Lacklustre Team Canada needs to find another gear for quarter-final against Finland http://freshnews.ca/news/Dave_Feschuk__Lacklustre_Team_Canada_needs_to_find_another_gear_for_quarter-final_against_Finland/331366/1 Pre-Olympic tune-up suggested they'd be more exciting than what they've shown so far in Pyeongchang. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:08:00 -0500 http://freshnews.ca/news/Dave_Feschuk__Lacklustre_Team_Canada_needs_to_find_another_gear_for_quarter-final_against_Finland/331366/1 Dave Feschuk: Canadian star Spencer O'Brien has high hopes for big air’s Olympic debut http://freshnews.ca/news/Dave_Feschuk__Canadian_star_Spencer_O_%23039_Brien_has_high_hopes_for_big_air_rsquo_s_Olympic_debut/331364/1 For many years, snowboarding discipline was restricted to men. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:32:00 -0500 http://freshnews.ca/news/Dave_Feschuk__Canadian_star_Spencer_O_%23039_Brien_has_high_hopes_for_big_air_rsquo_s_Olympic_debut/331364/1 North American markets struggle after long weekend; Canadian dollar loses half a cent http://freshnews.ca/news/North_American_markets_struggle_after_long_weekend__Canadian_dollar_loses_half_a_cent/331054/1 The loonie closed at an average trading value of 79.23 cents U.S. Tuesday, down 0.51 of a cent U.S. from Friday. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:29:00 -0500 http://freshnews.ca/news/North_American_markets_struggle_after_long_weekend__Canadian_dollar_loses_half_a_cent/331054/1 Canadians borrowing against their houses at the fastest pace in years, data shows http://freshnews.ca/news/Canadians_borrowing_against_their_houses_at_the_fastest_pace_in_years__data_shows/331055/1 Home equity lines of credit, known as HELOCs, are emerging as a preferred means of accessing funds. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:55:00 -0500 http://freshnews.ca/news/Canadians_borrowing_against_their_houses_at_the_fastest_pace_in_years__data_shows/331055/1 Bruce Arthur: Canadian speedskaters’ disqualification a tough break — but that’s short track http://freshnews.ca/news/Bruce_Arthur__Canadian_speedskaters_rsquo__disqualification_a_tough_break__mdash__but_that_rsquo_s_short_track/331358/1 In the women’s 3,000 metre relay final, the Canadians were right there. They’d put together a great race but in a sport known for cruel twists of fate, they left empty-handed, because somebody tripped, writes Bruce Arthur. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:50:00 -0500 http://freshnews.ca/news/Bruce_Arthur__Canadian_speedskaters_rsquo__disqualification_a_tough_break__mdash__but_that_rsquo_s_short_track/331358/1 This Trump accuser keeps telling her story. Will anyone ever listen? http://freshnews.ca/news/This_Trump_accuser_keeps_telling_her_story__Will_anyone_ever_listen_/331074/1 Do people really care? Rachel Crooks keeps asking herself if her story, and similar ones from more than a dozen other women, matter at all. Donald Trump is still president, and she keeps circling back to Jan. 11, 2006. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:10:00 -0500 http://freshnews.ca/news/This_Trump_accuser_keeps_telling_her_story__Will_anyone_ever_listen_/331074/1