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World Oct 22Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wins 2nd term but loses majority
Falling short of a majority meant the Liberals would have to rely on an opposition party to pass legislation.
World Sep 19WATCH: Trudeau apologizes after new video shows he wore blackface
A third instance of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau darkening his face when he was younger surfaced Thursday. His reelection is a month away.
World Sep 18Trudeau apologizes for brownface, calls it a ‘dumb thing to do’
Time magazine posted the photo, which it says was published in the yearbook from the West Point Grey Academy, a private school in British Columbia where Trudeau worked as a teacher before entering politics. It depicts Trudeau wearing a turban…
Health Sep 13U.S. vaping illness alarms Canada as country prepares to allow legal sales
No illnesses have yet been reported north of the border, but they are monitoring the situation closely, and British Columbia’s top health official says it’s just a matter of time before symptoms are reported in Canada.
World Sep 08Dorian topples crane, knocks out power in eastern Canada
Dorian arrived on Canada's Atlantic coast Saturday with heavy rain and powerful winds, toppling a construction crane in Halifax and knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of people a day after the storm wreaked havoc on North Carolina's Outer…
World Aug 14Canadian ethics commissioner finds Justin Trudeau violated ethics
The ethics commissioner said Wednesday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country's former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict of interest case.
World Jun 174 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally celebration in Toronto
Droves of Raptors fans ran from the shooting in the City Hall square packed with tens of thousands of fans. A million or more fans earlier packed downtown Toronto for a parade, raising safety concerns amid problems with overcrowding.
World Jun 10Canada to ban single-use plastics
The specific items to be banned will be determined based on a science-based review, but the government is considering items such as water bottles, plastic bags and straws.
Nation May 30WATCH: Pence lauds Canadian relationship in USMCA trade talks with Trudeau
The U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, which still needs to be ratified, is set to replace the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.
Economy May 17Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico and Canada after delaying auto tariffs
Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America's allies — lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and delaying auto tariffs that would…