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October 1st, 2018
US and Canada clinch new trade deal

Al Jazeera News

Negotiators from Canada and the United States went down to the wire but were able to reach an agreement on a new free trade pact that will include Mexico, the governments announced late on Sunday night.

August 13th, 2018
VI strikes ‘Gold’ again: McMaster dominates 400m hurdles @ 2018 NACAC in Canada

TORONTO, Canada - Virgin Islands (VI) ‘Golden Boy’ Kyron A. McMaster, continues to dominate the athletic track, this time copping ‘Gold’ at the just concluded North America, Central America, and Caribbean (NACAC) Athletics Senior Championships, which was ran from August 10, 2018 to 12, 2018, in Toronto, Canada.

January 20th, 2018
4 months later USA, Canada & UK still discouraging travel to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the government of the day and the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) work on restoring international confidence in the Virgin Islands (VI) after the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September of 2017, their job is being made more difficult.

July 9th, 2015
Six Athletes confirmed for Pan Am Games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The British Virgin Islands Olympic Committee has confirmed the team to participate in the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada from July 10th-26th, 2015.

February 9th, 2015
Canada to allow doctor-assisted suicide

BBC NEWS

Canada's Supreme Court has ruled that doctors may help patients who have severe and incurable medical conditions to die, overturning a 1993 ban.

June 16th, 2013
G8: David Cameron faces 11th-hour battle over objectives

UK Guardian

David Cameron's key objectives at the G8 summit next week – cracking down on tax havens, launching EU-US trade talks and progress to a Syrian peace conference – were still meeting resistance on Thursday as he battled to win over key allies.

June 11th, 2013
BVI Signs TIEA With Canada

By Lewis Chong & Jacqueline Daley-Aspinall

As evidence of its continued commitment to transparency in the financial services industry and its compliance with international standards, the British Virgin Islands executed a much anticipated Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with Canada on May 21, 2013. The agreement is the 24th such agreement entered into by the British Virgin Islands Government.

May 30th, 2013
CIDA Support for the UWI Open Campus

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus has received a first grant of Cdn$20 million from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) for institutional strengthening, online programme development and site technological and physical upgrades over the next five years.

May 14th, 2013
President of Jamaican Senate Resigns

CARIBBEAN JOURNAL

Reverend Stanley Redwood has resigned as President of Jamaica’s Senate and is planning to move with his family to Canada, he announced this weekend.

July 25th, 2012
Construction of runway extension to begin early 2013 – Hon. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Construction for the extension of the runaway at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport is set to begin early 2013, with the Governments of Canada and China among the entities that have expressed interest to carry out the works.





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