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Canada invites a dozen extra nations to G7 Summit

Canada will invite the leaders of a dozen additional countries to the Group of Seven summit in Charlevoix, Que., this month, as well as four international organizations, CBC News has learned. Canada holds the G7 presidency for 2018 and will host the summit in Charlevoix June 8-9. Core members of …

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Now what? How steel and aluminum tariffs will impact Canada

The first shots have been fired in the unexpected trade war between Canada and the United States, but it’s not immediately clear who’s going to take the most casualties. On Thursday, the U.S. government made a stunning announcement that Canada’s exemption from steel and aluminum tariffs, which U.S. President Donald …

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‘Slow Food’ dining at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

MANILA, Philippines — As Marco Polo Ortigas Manila preserves local food culture and traditions partners, it partners with Slow Food Philippines to link good food with local communities. In “Locally Green: Reviving Traditions, Rediscovering Good Food,” the hotel’s world-class chefs collaborates with Slow Food Philippines’ farmers, fisher folks, artisans, chefs …

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Why SoftBank invested $2.25 billion in Cruise

Earlier today, General Motors’ Cruise received a $2.25 billion investment from SoftBank’s Vision Fund. Once that deal closes, GM will invest another $1.1 billion. SoftBank landed on Cruise because it’s one of “a handful that in our view have a meaningful opportunity in front of them,” SoftBank Vision Fund Managing …

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