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Canada lawmaker says Trudeau's warning against white supremacy is ethnic attack

Apr 15 2019

OTTAWA Maxime Bernier, the founder of a right-wing party running in Canada's October federal election, said on Monday that Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's warnings about the dangers of white supremacy were an attack on an "entire ethnicity."

Canada to fight 'unfair' U.S. lumber duties, appeal WTO ruling

Apr 15 2019

OTTAWA Canada will appeal last week's decision by a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel to allow the United States to use "zeroing" to calculate lumber anti-dumping tariffs, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Monday.

Canada expands sanctions, adds 43 people close to Venezuela's Maduro

Apr 15 2019

OTTAWA Canada expanded sanctions against the Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro on Monday, according to a statement from Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, targeting an additional 43 people close to the disputed leader.

Canada's Trudeau isn't talking about it, but legal pot is going well

Apr 12 2019

OTTAWA Long lines formed on a sub-zero morning last week to buy marijuana over the counter from three different shops in Ottawa, the first capital in the industrialized world to open them.

Canada's golden boy Trudeau sinks in polls as scandal takes toll

Apr 10 2019

OTTAWA When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took office in late 2015, he was a political golden boy who seemed destined to build on the legend of his father, who led the country for more than 15 years. | Video

Canada’s Trudeau threatens libel suit over SNC-Lavalin crisis, opposition says

Apr 08 2019

OTTAWA The leader of Canada's opposition Conservative Party said on Sunday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatened to sue him for libel over statements made about a scandal that has dogged Trudeau and his ruling Liberal Party for two months. | Video

Former Cabinet members keep up pressure on Canada's Trudeau over scandal

Apr 04 2019

OTTAWA Two former Cabinet ministers expelled from Canada's ruling Liberal Party this week kept up pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, saying he should have apologized for inappropriately trying to influence a criminal proceeding.

Ex-ministers keep up pressure on Canada's Trudeau over scandal

Apr 04 2019

OTTAWA, April 4 Two former ministers who were expelled from Canada's ruling Liberal Party this week kept up pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, saying he should have apologized for inappropriately trying to influence a criminal proceeding.

Embattled Trudeau buoyed by party, could still face wrath of Canadian voters

Apr 03 2019

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party rallied behind him on Wednesday over his expulsion of two former Cabinet ministers who had questioned his leadership, but he is still in a battle to regain dwindling support before a general election in October.

Canada's Trudeau expels two ex-ministers from ruling party in bid to end scandal

Apr 03 2019

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday sought to quell a crisis that threatens his chances of re-election, expelling from party ranks two former Cabinet members he said had undermined the ruling Liberals. | Video

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