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World Jan 21Canada’s governor general resigns after workplace harassment report
The governor general is the representative of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and holds a mostly ceremonial and symbolic position.
Politics Jan 20Keystone XL pipeline halted as Biden moves to cancel permit
The 1,700-mile (2,735-kilometer) pipeline was planned to carry roughly 800,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast, passing through Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma.
Health Dec 30Canada to require negative COVID-19 test for people entering country
The Canadian government says that passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days before they arrive in the country.
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. …