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Ship arrives in Philippines to return stranded garbage to Canada

SUBIC, Philippines — A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garbage which the government in Manila says was shipped illegally to the Philippines years ago. Administrator Wilma Eisma of Subic Bay freeport says the

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Philippines rejects Canada’s garbage retrieval proposal

OTTAWA — The Philippines has rejected Canada’s late-June timeline for repatriating its garbage and is moving forward with plans to ship it back to Canada itself. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo told a media briefing in Manila Thursday that Canada’s timeline isn’t good enough and that the Philippines government will

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Canada hires firm to retrieve garbage from Philippines: McKenna

Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6:55AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 22, 2019 11:11AM EDT MANILA, Philippines — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian soil before

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Canada working on an end to the rotting-refuse row with the Philippines

OTTAWA — The Canadian refuse rotting in the Philippines will likely find its way back across the Pacific Ocean soon. A Canadian official speaking on condition of anonymity told The Canadian Press today there are “meaningful conversations” taking place between officials in both countries with the likely result being

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