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November 28, 2017 12:14 pm gmt |
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The Trudeau government has earmarked more than $100 million to compensate members of the military and other federal agencies whose careers were sidelined or ended due to their sexual orientation, The Canadian Press has learned. The money will be paid out as part of a class-action lawsuit settlement t...
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November 27, 2017 11:58 am gmt |
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A leading researcher on terrorist travellers says returnees to Canada can be rehabilitated, as those who come back to their home countries are often disillusioned or traumatized. Lorne Dawson, sociology professor at the University of Waterloo, says others feel they have done their duty to defend Musl...
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November 26, 2017 10:26 am gmt |
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A Florida teen wanted in connection with the death of his grandmother was busted in upstate New York after taking a wrong turn toward Canada, authorities said. Logan Mott, 15, and his grandmother, Kristina French, were reported missing earlier this week after failing to pick up the teen’s father and ...
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November 24, 2017 9:01 am gmt |
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Canadian officials held crisis talks Thursday, November 23, as new figures showed that most border jumpers who flooded into the country from the United States this year were granted asylum. Only 1,572 refugee claims out of 14,467 have been heard so far, but of these 941 or 60% have been accepted, acc...
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November 23, 2017 10:47 am gmt |
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There were 14,467 refugee claims made by people who crossed into Canada outside legal border points in a nine-month period this year, and nearly half of them were from Haiti. Data released by the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) on Wednesday shows that 6,304 citizens of Haiti claimed refugee statu...
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November 20, 2017 8:20 am gmt |
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A top Canadian trade union leader accused the United States of bullying tactics and wanting NAFTA to fail amidst reports from Mexico City on Sunday (November 19) that the three countries have not made much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact. Officials from the United S...
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November 19, 2017 9:19 am gmt |
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 Justin Trudeau is expected to announce he is heading to Beijing early next month to launch free trade talks with China. The trip has not been finalized but diplomatic sources suggest he will head east in the first week of December. The Prime Minister has just returned from Asia, where he committed C...
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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...