Canada: Tacking to the left?

The country is set to vote in a close election that could end the Conservatives’ nine-year hold on power

Canada needs to rediscover global role

Party leaders in the general election campaign are yet to inspire

Canada enters technical recession

Economy contracts 0.5% amid weaker business spending

Trust issue dogs Canadian PM Harper

Expenses scandal threatens the leader’s October re-election bid

Harper calls October election in Canada

Ruling Conservatives trail centre-left NDP in latest polls

Trade talks fail to break TPP deadlock

Ministers stall on dairy, sugar and pharmaceutical disagreements

Canada cuts rates as oil weighs on output

Central bank slashes 2015 growth forecast from 1.9% to 1.1%

Canada braced for US-style attack ads

Political action committees take advantage of fixed election law

Brookfield makes $6.8bn bid for Asciano

Canadian infrastructure group targets Australian ports operator

Christie enters crowded White House race

Late start in 14-strong field puts governor at a disadvantage

Alberta raises carbon tax on big emitters

Canada’s oil-rich province makes up 37% of nation’s emissions

Vancouver: west coast powerhouse

Three of Canada’s ‘unicorn’ companies were launched in the city

Saudi buys stake in Canadian grain group

Kingdom in joint venture to help secure food imports

Ontario joins cap-and-trade programme

Move may encourage other regions to join emissions trading system

Relations tepid between US and Canada

Though co-operative, North American heads of state rarely talk

Canada to join air strikes in Syria

Harper expands military action against Isis in election year

Chen banks on BlackBerry’s software pivot

Goal of doubling revenues from services in 2016

Q&A: Canada beefs up antiterrorism laws

The C-51 bill increases the powers of security agencies

Terror fears fire up Canada election

Candidates debate security in a ‘mosaic society’

US urged to assert itself over Arctic

Russia identifies region as military priority