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Moira Warburton

Elections Canada climate advertising guidelines puts chill on green groups' advocacy

11:29am EDT

(The August 20 story was refiled to corrects the rules around advertising in the fourth paragraph)

Canadian PM Trudeau calls for action as gun violence spikes in Toronto

Aug 13 2019

TORONTO Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that a recent spate of gun violence in the country's biggest city Toronto requires a "common sense firearms policy" and called for action.

Canada boosts provincial legal aid for asylum claims amid funding disagreement

Aug 12 2019

TORONTO Canada will allocate a one-time investment of C$26.8 million ($20.2 million) to provincial legal aid for asylum claims to compensate for services "jeopardized" by provincial cuts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday.

Canadian fugitives suspected in three murders die by suicide: police

Aug 12 2019

Two teenage Canadian fugitives who were the target of a nationwide manhunt took their own lives with gunshots, police said on Monday following the completion of an autopsy report.

Canadian right-wing party calls for end to 'official multiculturalism'

Aug 09 2019

TORONTO An upstart Canadian right-wing political party announced on Friday that "ending official multiculturalism and preserving Canadian values and culture" will be part of its platform for the Canadian federal election in October.

JP Morgan unit 'forgives' credit card debt of Canadian customers

Aug 08 2019

TORONTO A unit of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co has agreed to "forgive" the outstanding credit card debt of its Canadian cardholders as part of the U.S. bank's move to exit the Canadian credit card market, the company said on Thursday.

Canada police find two bodies believed to be teen fugitives

Aug 07 2019

Canadian police said on Wednesday they found two bodies that they believe are of the fugitive teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists in British Columbia. | Video

Canadian police find evidence of teen fugitives on banks of river

Aug 06 2019

Canadian police said on Tuesday they found "several items directly linked" to two teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists.

Canada begins issuing pardons for cannabis possession convictions

Aug 01 2019

TORONTO Canada has begun issuing pardons for people who were convicted of simple possession of cannabis and do not have other criminal records, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government announced on Thursday.

Canada rights groups may appeal judge's decision not to stay ban on religious clothing

Aug 01 2019

TORONTO Two Canadian civil rights organizations said on Thursday they have been allowed to appeal a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban https://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-quebec-religion/quebec-to-ban-public-workers-from-wearing-religious-symbols-idUSKCN1R923N on religiously affiliated symbols.

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