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Canada unveils plans to make online hate speech a crime

Jun 23 2021

OTTAWA Canada's Liberal government on Wednesday unveiled plans to make online hate speech a crime, although the proposed legislation excludes social media platforms for now.

Canada's Trudeau angrily questions China seeking probe of indigenous children's remains

Jun 22 2021

GENEVA/OTTAWA (Reuters) -China and its allies called on Tuesday for an investigation into the discovery of the remains of indigenous children in Canada at the site of a former boarding school, prompting an angry response from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

What special relationship? Canada grimaces amid hail of U.S. trade blows

Jun 22 2021

OTTAWA After Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a cordial first meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden in February, marking an end to years of battles with the Trump administration, a relieved Canadian official said, "We feel we are off to the races here."

Canada to lift some border restrictions July 5; next steps months away

Jun 21 2021

OTTAWA (Reuters) -Canada said on Monday it would start cautiously lifting border restrictions for fully vaccinated citizens on July 5 but made clear it would be months before U.S. and other foreign travelers could enter the country.

Businesses, U.S. legislators fume as Canada extends travel ban; Trudeau stands firm

Jun 19 2021

(Corrects number of eligible Canadians who have had two COVID-19 vaccinations to 14.7% from 5.5%) | Video

Bank of Canada seeing signs of cooling in hot housing market

Jun 16 2021

OTTAWA (Reuters) -The Bank of Canada is starting to see signs that the country's red hot housing market is cooling down, although a return to a normality will take time, Governor Tiff Macklem said on Wednesday.

Bank of Canada says inflation could remain hot if pressures persist

Jun 10 2021

OTTAWA (Reuters) -The Bank of Canada said on Thursday that inflation could remain higher than projected if supply imbalances and pressures on capacity persist, which might lead it to reduce stimulus more quickly than currently expected.

Canada will soon crack down on online hate in wake of fatal attack -senior minister

Jun 09 2021

OTTAWA (Reuters) -Canada will soon unveil measures to crack down on online extremism following the killing of a Muslim family, a crime that police said was inspired by hate, a government minister said on Wednesday.

Canada takes cautious step toward lifting border restrictions, businesses fret

Jun 09 2021

OTTAWA Canada on Wednesday took a cautious first step toward easing COVID-19 border restrictions, saying it was prepared to relax quarantine protocols for fully vaccinated citizens returning home starting in early July.

Canada will soon crack down on online hate in wake of fatal attack -minister

Jun 09 2021

OTTAWA, June 9 Canada will soon unveil measures to crack down on online extremism following the killing of a Muslim family, a crime that police said was inspired by hate, a government minister said on Wednesday.

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