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In Canada
October 19, 2017 9:05 am gmt |
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The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and hockey, triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief across Canada on Wednesday (October 18). Downie, 53, who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2015, died on Tuesday night s...
In Canada
October 8, 2017 11:04 am gmt |
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Canada will pay up to C$750 million ($598 million) in compensation to thousands of aboriginals who were removed as children from their families decades ago, a top official said on Friday, promising to end “a terrible legacy.” The move is the latest bid by the Liberal government of Prime M...
In Canada
May 12, 2017 10:23 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...
In Canada
August 30, 2016 5:38 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau left Ottawa early Monday for China for an eight-day visit to strengthen relations between the two countries, and for attending the Group of 20 (G20) summit. This is the first time for Trudeau to visit China after he became prime minister last November, and the v...
In Canada
May 19, 2016 11:28 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized in Parliament on Wednesday (May 18) after he rushed across the floor to hurry one legislator to his seat, was accused of elbowing another in the chest and got into a shouting match with an opposition leader. The incident was an unusual outburst in the...
In Canada
May 19, 2016 9:58 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada is willing to assist the Sri Lankan government to set up a robust accountability mechanism to investigate and address serious violations of international law during the war. The Canadian Prime Minister said on the statement issued on the Seventh Anni...
In Canada
May 14, 2016 10:27 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, getting a first-hand look at the damage from a devastating wildfire, praised firefighters on Friday (May 13) for defending the energy hub of Fort McMurray.  He has promised the federal government will do everything it can to help in a rebuilding effort likely t...
In Canada
April 28, 2016 11:00 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned on Monday (April 25) the execution of a Canadian hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines, calling it “an act of cold-blooded murder.” John Ridsdel, 68, a former mining executive, was captured by Islamist militants along with thre...
In Canada
January 23, 2016 7:40 am gmt |
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Five people were killed in a school shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan on Friday (Jan 22) and a suspect is in custody, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. Two people are in critical condition after the shooting in La Loche, which is about 600 km (375 miles) north of the city of Saskat...
In Canada
January 21, 2016 8:29 am gmt |
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The 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland began in earnest today with a special session with Iran’s Foreign Minister Dr. Javad Zarif and Dr Mohammad Navandian, The Chief of Staff to Iranian President Rouhani. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talked about hi...
In Canada
January 12, 2016 5:26 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau harshly condemned a pepper spray attack on Syrian refugees on Saturday, tweeting that the violent act “isn’t who we are.” The attack, which took place late Friday night during a “Welcome Night” at the Muslim Association of Canada Centre in Vancouver, was perpetr...
In Canada
December 23, 2015 11:06 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to bring in 25,000 Syrians within a matter of months, but it’s not just his government that’s handling the massive task of resettling the refugees. Across Canada, churches, communities and businesses are all pitching in, as are many individu...
In Canada
December 16, 2015 12:43 pm gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday (December 15) pledged to work towards full reconciliation with Canadian Aboriginals as he accepted a final report on the abuses of the government’s now-defunct system of residential schools for indigenous children. The forcible separation of som...
In Canada
November 26, 2015 7:56 am gmt |
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Newly-elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday (November 25) met with Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace in London. Trudeau shook hands with the octogenarian monarch, whom Trudeau met as a child when his father was prime minister, noting he was now taller than she. Queen Elizabet...
In Canada
November 19, 2015 8:15 am gmt |
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New Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was “deeply disturbed” by the fire and promised to protect the rights of worshippers at the mosque and catch those responsible for the fire. “Canada is a country that is strong, not in spite of our differences, but because of them. Muslim-Canadians c...
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November 19, 2015 7:53 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Philippine President Benigno Aquino for bilateral talks on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ summit in Manila on Wednesday (November 18). The two leaders discussed trade and improving relations between the two countr...
In Canada
November 16, 2015 7:35 am gmt |
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Canada’s newly installed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stayed focused on economic growth and climate change at the G20 summit in Turkey on Sunday, while reaffirming his pledge to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees by year end and delivering a pointed message that Canada is a country that defines its...
In Canada
November 14, 2015 10:07 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday (November 13) there was no indication that any Canadians were targeted or victims of the attacks in Paris, but that his government would focus on balancing security and freedom amid fear of future attacks. “We are troubled and saddened by th...
In World
October 21, 2015 4:34 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau has confirmed he will withdraw Canadian fighter jets from the air strikes against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. He informed US President Barack Obama of his decision hours after leading his Liberal party to victory in the polls. As part of his ...