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GROWING DESIRE FOR WELLNESS EXPANDS SALE OF NICHE BEAUTY PRODUCTS FOR EXERCISE AND ATHLETICS

Comprised of a dry shampoo, deodorant, face moisturiser, lip balm, and more recently, body lotion, the line is sold only in North America and available in gym or travel sizes.  “For over 20 years, lululemon has been focused on solving athletes’ needs.…

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OPINION: Canada Rail Distruptions and the Need for Reconciliation

While this dispute is happening thousands of kilometres away from where most Canadians (settler or indigenous) live, this dispute illustrates how tough it is to get appropriate sign-off from indigenous communities on pipeline projects and how it is underpinned by centuries’ old struggles involving indigenous Canadians.…

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MASTERCARD PROGRAMME FINANCES INDIGENOUS HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING SYSTEM MEETING LOCAL PRIORITIES

AN INNOVATIVE support programme funded by the Mastercard Foundation is seeking to boost participation of indigenous Canadian youth in higher education, which has historically been low compared to the general population.

The foundation, which funds education and financial services for underprivileged communities worldwide, is hoping that systems established in Vancouver Island University, on Canada’s Pacific coast, and Yukon College, in the far north-west, will help guide the development of follow-up projects.…

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EU EYES SANCTIONS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AND GRAFT

THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) is considering introducing a Global Human Rights Sanction Regime to freeze assets and ban travel of individuals involved in rights abuses and corruption. Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok tweeted that “the EU decided to further develop a blueprint for an EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime” after a December 10 EU Council of Ministers (foreign affairs) meeting that discussed his motion on the issue. …

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP - RETALIATORY DUTIES ON USA CONFECTIONERY AND INGREDIENTS EXPORTS CHALLENGED AT WTO

THE WORLD Trade Organisation (WTO) Disputes Settlement Body (DSB) has approved establishing disputes settlement panels ruling sought by the USA on whether retaliatory duties imposed by the European Union (EU), Canada, China, and Mexico on US confectionery and sweet bakery and associated ingredient exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, break WTO rules.…

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USA CANNABIS AML CONTROLS REMAIN IN ABEYANCE AS LEGALISATION GROWS

THE AMERICAN legal cannabis sector is growing fast and bringing with it a complex and often confusing anti-money laundering compliance system, whose efficient operation is hindered by sometimes contradictory state and federal AML laws and regulations.

As of this November, writing, some 33 US states (including California, the most populous state – of 39.5 million out of the USA’s 325 million) have passed laws allowing for some degree of recreational or medical marijuana legalisation, with 10 states legalising possession and sale without medical justification – Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Michigan, Vermont, Massachusetts and Maine, plus the District of Columbia.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – CHINA KNITTED FABRIC EXPORTS HIT BY AMERICAN DUTIES

CHINESE exports of knitted fabrics have been hit by major USA duties in the latest round of tit-for-tat tariffs imposed in the countries’ ongoing trade war. China exported USD470 million’s worth of knitted and crocheted fabrics to the USA in 2017, according to international trade data.…

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RETALIATORY DUTIES ON USA DRINKS EXPORTS CHALLENGED AT WTO

THE WORLD Trade Organisation (WTO) Disputes Settlement Body (DSB) has approved establishing disputes settlement panels ruling on whether retaliatory duties imposed by the European Union (EU), Canada, China, and Mexico on US drinks exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, break WTO rules.…

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RETALIATORY DUTIES ON USA DRINKS EXPORTS CHALLENGED AT WTO

THE WORLD Trade Organisation (WTO) Disputes Settlement Body (DSB) has approved establishing disputes settlement panels ruling on whether retaliatory duties imposed by the European Union (EU), Canada, China, and Mexico on US drinks exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, break WTO rules.…

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CHINESE TECH COMPANY OFFERS AIRPORTS SCANNER THAT COULD RESOLVE LANDSIDE SECURITY HEADACHES

A BEIJING-based security company has launched a new minimum impact scanner that could potentially be used by airports to protect landside architecture, without installing checkpoints that could restrict passenger flow. NUCTECH has released a TH1800 terahertz imaging system that can scan passengers for concealed weapons and explosives at a range of up to three metres.…

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