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World Jul 13Trudeau apologizes for not recusing himself from charity contract decision
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for not recusing himself from a Cabinet decision to award a contract to a charity his family did paid work for.
Politics Jul 06Trudeau turns down White House invitation amid pandemic
Trump and López Obrador are due to meet Wednesday Washington, but Trudeau spokesperson Chantal Gagnon said Monday that while Canada wishes the U.S. and Mexico well, Trudeau won't be there.
World Jun 12Trudeau calls police video of aboriginal chief arrest ‘shocking’
The arrest has received attention in Canada as a backlash against racism grows in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee to his neck.
Politics Jun 01Canada’s Trudeau says Russia won’t be included in the G7
Trudeau noted Russia was excluded from the group after it invaded Crimea in 2014 and annexed it from Ukraine.
World May 19Canada, U.S. extend border closure to nonessential travel
Canada and the U.S. have agreed to extend their agreement to keep border closed to non essential travel to June 21 during the coronavirus pandemic.
World May 01Canada bans assault-style weapons after shooting rampage
"Canadians need more than thoughts and prayers," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.
World Apr 24Canada mass shooting started with assault on girlfriend
Mass shootings are relatively rare in Canada. The country overhauled gun control laws after a man shot 14 women and himself to death at a Montreal' college in 1989. …
World Apr 20Canada’s worst mass shooting leaves at least 18 dead
Police have fanned out across more than a dozen crime scenes after a rampage by a gunman disguised as a police officer left at least 18 dead and homes in smoldering ruins in rural communities across Nova Scotia.
World Apr 1916 killed in shooting rampage, deadliest in Canadian history
A man disguised as a police officer went on a shooting rampage in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, killing 16 people Sunday, in the deadliest such attack in the country's history. Officials said the suspected shooter was also dead.
Health Apr 18Canada, US extend border restrictions for another 30 days
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday the U.S. and Canada have agreed to keep their border closed to nonessential travel for another 30 days.