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November 16, 2017 10:30 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, on Wednesday (November 15) unveiled measures to increase the number of women deployed in UN peace operations around the world. At a peacekeeping summit in Vancouver, Trudeau announced the launch of the Elsie Initiative on Women in Peace Operations that will pro...
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November 15, 2017 12:28 pm gmt |
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 About 200 people gathered today outside a historic schoolhouse along the Gorge Waterway, just steps away from the beach where Victoria teenager Reena Virk was murdered 20 years ago. Virk was 14 when she was swarmed by a group of teenagers and later drowned by two people who followed her after she li...
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November 14, 2017 8:01 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada is ready to help to resolve the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State on Tuesday (November 14) during a summit meeting with Southeast Asian leaders. Trudeau’s comment came on the same day as Myanmar’s army released a report denying all ...
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November 13, 2017 11:59 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s invitation to the East Asia Summit, a key forum for regional and global security discussions, is a sign Canada’s aggressive overtures in the region have paid off, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Sunday. Canada has been invited to the summit ...
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November 12, 2017 11:27 am gmt |
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Canada is still engaged and hopeful that a Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will be ratified, Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau told reporters in Vietnam on Saturday (November 11). Countries in the TPP trade deal have agreed on the core elements to move ahead without the United States,...
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November 10, 2017 11:24 am gmt |
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A popular fundraising partnership between Telus and Wounded Warriors Canada was commandeered by the Royal Canadian Legion this week because it included an image of a poppy, which the legion claims as a trademark symbol. The online fundraiser asks users to scroll through the names of more than 117,000...
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November 9, 2017 12:19 pm gmt |
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Canada is actively engaged in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal talks but not rushing into a deal, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in Vietnam on Wednesday (November 8), signaling less appetite to move ahead quickly after the deal was ditched by U.S. President Donald Trump. Tr...
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November 8, 2017 11:27 am gmt |
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Police in western Canada say they’re searching for the naked truth after a bizarre collision on a rural road. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cpl Laurel Scott says officers responded to the report of a car colliding with a truck in Nisku, south of Edmonton, Alberta, on Monday. When they arrived, they f...
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November 5, 2017 9:00 am gmt |
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A new study out of the University of Manitoba shows kids are not the only ones affected by the child welfare system — mothers of children who have been taken into foster care see a significant deterioration in their health and social situation after apprehension. The study, published in the Journal o...
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November 2, 2017 11:55 am gmt |
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Canada will welcome nearly one million immigrants over the next three years, according to a plan offered by the Liberal government Wednesday (November 1), CBC, reported. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, said that with the ratio of workers to retirees shrinking — immigration can help close tha...
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October 29, 2017 11:47 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau predicts a monument in Ottawa to the 125th anniversary of the Stanley Cup will become a major attraction in the national capital. In an interview Saturday on Hockey Night in Canada, Trudeau said the Lord Stanley Gift Monument will be part of what people want to see when ...
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October 28, 2017 10:49 am gmt |
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Setsuko Thurlow , who survived the nuclear attack on Hiroshima, will join the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), when it accepts the Nobel Peace Prize next month. The group, which is seeking a global ban on nuclear arms won the Nobel Peace Prize, was given the award by a Nobel ...
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October 26, 2017 12:11 pm gmt |
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The Canadian Paediatric Society says its members are “increasingly” being asked by parents about the option of seeking medically assisted death for children, while a survey of doctors found nearly half of the respondents supported assisted death for kids with “progressive terminal illness or intracta...
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October 22, 2017 8:52 am gmt |
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A group of anti-Trudeau protesters and anti-racism counter-demonstrators clashed in Toronto on Saturday. According to organizers, the anti-Trudeau protest was planned as a means of expressing displeasure with the Liberal government’s tax policies, spending and controversial multi-million dollar settl...
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October 21, 2017 10:22 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is looking into the implications of Quebec’s Bill 62, which would require Muslim women wearing a niqab or burka and anyone else using public services to uncover their faces. “I don’t think it’s the government’s bu...