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May 28, 2017 5:40 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Saturday (May 27) that he and U.S. President Donald Trump were “like-minded” when it came to the question of deepening trade relations between the two countries. Canada and the United States found themselves on a collision course over lumber ...
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May 27, 2017 7:40 am gmt |
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Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and French president Emmanuel Macron met on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Taormina, Italy on Friday (May 26). In images that generated social media buzz, the two men were seen walking in a picturesque garden and taking in the views of the seaside town on the...
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May 26, 2017 10:52 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Sicily for his second Group of Seven (G7) meeting on Thursday (May 25). Italy chose to host the summit in Taormina, on the cliffs of eastern Sicily, to concentrate minds on Europe’s migrant crisis and to seek ways of developing Africa’s ec...
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May 20, 2017 10:44 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed a “firm” and unwavering defence of the country’s interests in the face of US trade attacks. “We’re going to continue to work very, very hard to defend Canada’s interests,” he said on Friday (May 19). In late April, t...
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May 12, 2017 10:24 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec’s Premier Phillipe Couillard on Thursday (May 11), surveyed the damage from the historic flooding that struck parts of Quebec and British Columbia earlier in the week. He told reporters that his government was donating a million dollars to the R...
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May 8, 2017 9:30 am gmt |
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Montreal’s mayor has declared a state of emergency as rising flood waters threaten dikes and breakwaters and force residents from their homes in parts of Canada’s Quebec province. About 1,200 military personnel have been deployed to support emergency services responding to the flooding. I...
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May 6, 2017 10:06 am gmt |
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Torrential rains in central and eastern Canada forced hundreds of families to evacuate flooded homes and prompted the province of Quebec to request federal military aid on Friday (May 5). Soldiers are expected to be brought in on Saturday (May 6) as the region braces for further downpours this weeken...
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May 5, 2017 10:12 am gmt |
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Canada spent millions of dollars to recover artifacts from HMS Erebus, the sunken wreck from the 1845 Franklin expedition to the Arctic that was finally located in 2014 — but it still doesn’t own the collection almost three years later. And most of those objects, now restored at taxpayers’...
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April 27, 2017 10:42 am gmt |
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President Trump and the leaders of Mexico and Canada agreed Wednesday to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the White House said Wednesday night. “it is my privilege to bring NAFTA up to date through renegotiation,” Trump said in a statement. “It is an hono...
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April 21, 2017 10:28 am gmt |
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Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan, who was born in India, on Thursday (April 20) visited his native village in northern state of Punjab and interacted with his relatives. Dressed in white shirt and grey trousers, Sajjan received a grand welcome when he reached his native Bambeli village i...
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April 18, 2017 10:13 am gmt |
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Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan met his Indian counterpart Arun Jaitley in New Delhi on Tuesday (April 18) as he began his six-day visit. Canada’s Indian-origin minister’s visit is aimed at boosting defence and security ties with New Delhi. Sajjan is also scheduled to meet I...
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April 13, 2017 11:38 am gmt |
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Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is calling on the Canadian government to lead a global effort to prioritize education for girls and refugees. In an address to Parliament Wednesday, Ms. Yousafzai asked Canada to make girls’ education a central theme of its G7 presidency in 2018, to use its i...
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April 7, 2017 11:07 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres shook hands during a photo opportunity at United Nations headquarters in New York on Thursday (April 6). A release from Trudeau’s office ahead of the visit said the meeting was meant “to reaffirm CanadaR...
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April 6, 2017 10:12 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a day of events today in New York City. He’s meeting the CEO of YouTube and the new secretary general of the United Nations and doing three panel events before ending the day with a news conference. The backdrop of the visit is the annual Women in the World Sum...
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April 1, 2017 12:08 pm gmt |
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North Carolina on Thursday repealed a law restricting bathroom use for transgender people, hoping to bring back businesses and sports leagues that boycotted the Southern state because they saw the year-old measure as discriminatory. However, the new law replacing the old one bans cities in the state ...