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Canadian Elections: Fire Zones and Trade War

canadian elections: Trudeau's first order of business was to meet with B.C. Premier John Horgan, who had toured one of the hardest hit fire zones in the northern part of the province earlier in the day, according to Vancouver Courier. U.S. TO SLAP DUTIES ON CANADIAN PIPEThe U.S. has opened a new front in its trade war with the world, announcing preliminary anti-dumping duties on large-diameter welded pipe from Canada and five other countries. The ministers are to discuss plans for the fall sitting of Parliament, including proposals to beef up measures aimed at protecting Canadian elections from foreign interference. The United States will immediately begin collecting 24.38 per cent cash deposits on imports from Canada that were worth almost US 180 million in 2017. BIG BANKS SET TO REPORT QUARTERLY EARNINGSThe big banks are expected to report yet another strong quarter as the housing market shows signs of stability and rising interest rates add to their bottom line. The other countries being hit with duties are China, Greece, India, Korea, and Turkey. ( As reported in the news.