EU sets Belgium Monday deadline to back Canada trade deal Sunday, 23 Oct 2016

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has given Belgium until late on Monday to overcome opposition to a free trade deal with Canada from its French-speaking region or a summit to sign the pact that could boost both economies is off, EU sources said on Sunday.  Full Article

Canada has room to run deficits: Bank of Canada's Poloz Sunday, 23 Oct 2016 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is in a very good fiscal situation and should not be worried about running up deficits at this point, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said in a television interview aired on Sunday.  Full Article  

Washington state 'grossly' unprepared for major quake: report Sunday, 23 Oct 2016 

(Reuters) - Washington state is grossly unprepared for a large earthquake and tsunami that may strike in the coming decades, putting it at risk for a humanitarian disaster, the Seattle Times reported on Sunday, citing a draft government report.  Full Article