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Anna Mehler Paperny

Trudeau warns against vote split in tight Canada election

Sep 18 2021

Brooklin, Ontario (Reuters) -With the Canadian election in a dead heat two days before the Sept. 20 vote, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Conservative rival implored supporters to stay the course and avoid vote splitting that could hand their opponent victory. | Video

Canada election in dead heat; Liberals drop candidate

Sep 18 2021

HAMILTON, Ontario, Sept 18 Canada's election is in a dead heat two days before the Sept. 20 vote, according to a new poll on Saturday, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Conservative rival both campaigned in the same seat-rich region to scour up votes. The latest Sondage Leger poll conducted for the Journal de Montreal and the National Post newspapers put the Conservatives one percentage point ahead of Trudeau's Liberals, with 33% over 32%.

Canada vows to resettle Afghan interpreters, citing threat from Taliban

Jul 23 2021

TORONTO Canada announced on Friday it would resettle Afghan interpreters, embassy staff and their families amid a "dynamic and deteriorating" situation in Afghanistan, saying they had become targets for the Taliban.

Canada to welcome 'human rights defenders', including journalists, as refugees

Jul 16 2021

TORONTO, July 16 Canada is establishing a dedicated refugee stream for "human rights defenders," including journalists, who may need to seek asylum to escape persecution in their country, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino said on Friday.

Hunt for indigenous children's unmarked graves in Canada 'barely scratched the surface' -researcher

Jul 15 2021

TORONTO A juvenile rib, a tooth and survivors' testimony that children were dragged from their beds in the middle of the night to dig graves in an apple orchard gave clues on where to conduct the radar search that found unmarked graves of children at a former Canadian residential school, researchers said on Thursday.

Canada looks to relocate Afghan interpreters, staff amid U.S. drawdown

Jul 07 2021

TORONTO Canada is planning to take in hundreds of vulnerable Afghan interpreters, embassy staff and their families as the United States draws down its military presence in Afghanistan after two decades, a government source said on Wednesday.

Deadly Canadian heatwave eases but continues to shatter records

Jun 30 2021

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) -Canada's deadly heatwave, the most severe on record, is moderating slightly, but still looks this week to erase high temperature marks set decades ago, a government climatologist said on Wednesday. | Video

Canada indigenous groups in nationwide hunt for more graves after new discoveries

Jun 28 2021

TORONTO (Reuters) -A second discovery this week of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of a former Canadian residential school is giving fresh impetus to nationwide searches for more remains by indigenous groups, complicated by land rights restrictions, incomplete records and disagreements over how to honor the dead.

Canada indigenous groups in nationwide hunt for more graves after new discoveries

Jun 25 2021

TORONTO A second discovery this week of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of a former Canadian residential school is giving fresh impetus to nationwide searches for more remains by indigenous groups, complicated by land rights restrictions, incomplete records and disagreements over how to honor the dead.

Canada indigenous groups in nationwide hunt for more graves after new discoveries

Jun 25 2021

TORONTO, June 25 A second discovery this week of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of a former Canadian residential school is giving fresh impetus to nationwide searches for more remains by indigenous groups, complicated by land rights restrictions, incomplete records and disagreements over how to honor the dead.

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