Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Eleventh NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Eleventh NewsWatch-

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(Cda-US-Tariffs) (WATCH FOR DATING)

Sources say Canada's year-long standoff with the Trump administration over punitive U-S steel and aluminum tariffs is finally over.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made an unscheduled, last-minute trip to Hamilton -- Canada's steel-manufacturing capital -- where he's expected to confirm the breakthrough at an event at steel giant Stelco (at 1:30 pm).

This morning, Trudeau and U-S President Donald Trump had a third phone conversation this in less than a week on the tariff dispute, including Canada's decision to retaliate with more than 16-billion-dollars of its own punitive levies on American products.

Sources say negotiators have finally convinced the Trump administration to back down on its demand for hard limits on Canadian steel and aluminum exports. (11)

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(Flooding-Cda-Figures)

Insurance claims are still being made following the devastating flooding seen this spring in several provinces.

But so far, Statistics Canada says about 17,500 homes were either hit by flooding or deemed at risk.

The agency also found more than 600 square kilometres of land was flooded in Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec, including some 153 square kilometres of agricultural zone land. (11)

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(Mba-Woman-Shot-Fire)

Friends and family of an Indigenous woman killed during a botched robbery in Winnipeg say they can finally start healing after the last of three men responsible for her death was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

Jeanenne Fontaine was shot and her home set on fire in 2017 when three men came to the house to collect on her boyfriend's drug debt.

Jason Meilleur (MAY'-er) was convicted of manslaughter in January, with the two other men already sentenced on second-degree murder and manslaughter convictions.

In his sentencing decision, the judge said statements from Fontaine's family and friends showed heartbreaking grief. …

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