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By Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's lumber-producing provinces have yet to agree on a common position to take into negotiations with the United States on the softwood lumber trade dispute between the two countries, Trade Minister David Emerson said on Tuesday.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's new Conservative government sees no quick resolution to a protracted trade dispute with the United States over softwood lumber, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Tuesday.
By Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday urged Canada's new government to resume talks in a decades-old dispute over billions of dollars a year of U.S. imports of Canadian softwood lumber. Talks broke down last summer and were left on hold while Canada held elections.
By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Any hopes n
By Randall Palmer and Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's new prime minister, Stephen Harper, unveiled some surprise cabinet choices on Monday and vowed to end the sort of corruption scandals that drove Liberal Prime Minister Paul Martin from power.
By Randall Palmer and Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's new Conservative prime minister named a mostly inexperienced cabinet team on Monday, and vowed to cut taxes and prevent corruption scandals such as the one that helped bring an end to more than 12 years of Liberal rule.
By Randall Palmer and Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's new Conservative prime minister named a mostly inexperienced government team on Monday and promised to cut taxes and prevent the kind of corruption that brought down the outgoing Liberal administration.
By Randall Palmer and Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's first Conservative government in more than a decade was sworn in on Monday but the administration's fragile minority position will limit its ability to push through much in the way of radical change.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Jim Flaherty was named Canada's new finance minister by incoming Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Monday. Flaherty is a former finance minister in the powerful central province of Ontario.
By Randall Palmer VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - After more than a decade of Liberal rule, Canadians appeared prepared to hand a limited mandate to the Conservatives in Monday's election.
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.