Rob Gillies
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Canada-US relations at a low after Trudeau-Trump trade tiff
by Rob Gillies - June 15, 2018 - 5:00am
For the first time in decades, one of the world's most durable and amicable alliances faces serious strain as Canadians — widely seen as some of the nicest, politest people on Earth — absorb Donald Trump's...
Trump's tweets slam Canada and Trudeau anew from Singapore
by Rob Gillies - June 11, 2018 - 10:12am
President Donald Trump took more swipes at Canada and its prime minister over trade issues as he settled in for a multiday summit with North Korea in Singapore, contending that "Fair Trade is now to be called Fool...
Trump says 'let Russia back in' as he heads for G-7 summit
by Rob Gillies - June 9, 2018 - 3:00am
President Donald Trump injected fresh drama into an already tense meeting of the Group of Seven major industrialized nations Friday, calling for Russia, ousted for its the annexation of Crimea, to be reinstated...
Trudeau apologizes for oppression of LGBTQ communities
by Rob Gillies - November 30, 2017 - 12:43am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Tuesday to members of the LGBTQ community for actions taken by the government against thousands of workers in the military and public service during the...
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle together at official event
by Rob Gillies - September 26, 2017 - 1:34am
Hand in hand, Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan Markle made their first official public appearance as a couple. Markle might have even left a wedding hint.
Canadian mosque president: 5 dead in Quebec City shooting
by Rob Gillies - January 30, 2017 - 2:04pm
Five people were killed in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers, the president of the center said Sunday. Authorities reported two arrests in what Quebec's premier and Canada's prime minister...
Canada to offer temp permits to those stranded by Trump ban
by Rob Gillies - January 30, 2017 - 7:36am
Canada will offer temporary residency permits to travelers who become stranded here by President Donald Trump's order banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations, the immigration minister said Sunday.
Pacquiao mourns Muhammad Ali’s death: ‘We lost a giant today’
by Rob Gillies - June 4, 2016 - 1:47pm
Manny Pacquiao on Saturday joined the rest of the world in mourning the death of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, saying the world “lost a giant.”
Canada unhappy Chinese FM berated reporter
by Rob Gillies - June 4, 2016 - 4:00am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday his government has expressed its dissatisfaction with China after the country's foreign minister berated a Canadian journalist this week for asking a question about...
Canada apologizes for 1914 rejection of Asian migrant ship
by Rob Gillies - May 19, 2016 - 10:20am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized in Parliament on Wednesday for a government decision in 1914 to turn away a ship carrying hundreds of South Asian immigrants.  
Opposition accuses Canada PM Trudeau of elbowing lawmaker
by Rob Gillies - May 19, 2016 - 8:47am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized "unreservedly" for making physical contact with a female opposition member of Parliament who said Trudeau elbowed her in the chest as he waded through a group of...
Canada's new assisted suicide bill doesn't allow visitors
by Rob Gillies - April 14, 2016 - 2:01pm
Canada on Thursday introduced a new assisted suicide law that will apply only to citizens and residents, meaning Americans won't be able to travel to Canada to die.
Actress' email shows she wanted sex after alleged assault
by Rob Gillies - February 5, 2016 - 1:03pm
A television actress acknowledged Friday that she told a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host that she wanted to have sex with him a day after he allegedly choked and slapped her.
Canada excluded from anti-Islamic State coalition meeting
by Rob Gillies - January 19, 2016 - 5:57pm
Canada has been excluded from a meeting of defense ministers in Paris this week to discuss the fight against Islamic State militants.
First government plane carrying refugees arrives in Canada
by Rob Gillies - December 10, 2015 - 10:55pm
The first Canadian government plane carrying Syrian refugees arrived in Toronto late Thursday where they will be greeted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is pushing forward with his pledge to resettle 25,000...
Canada to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of February
by Rob Gillies - November 24, 2015 - 5:26pm
Canada's new Liberal government said Tuesday it will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year and another 15,000 by the end of February.
Canada to announce plan to bring 25,000 refugees on Tuesday
by Rob Gillies - November 23, 2015 - 5:47pm
Canada's new Liberal government will announce details of how it intends to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees on Tuesday.
Canada to increase Iraq trainers, but will remove jets
by Rob Gillies - November 17, 2015 - 7:51am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will increase the number of military trainers Canada has in Northern Iraq but remains committed to removing the country's fighter jets despite the Paris attacks.
Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada's new prime minister
by Rob Gillies - November 4, 2015 - 7:14pm
Justin Trudeau was sworn in Wednesday as Canada's new Liberal prime minister, and his new cabinet ministers vowed to honor campaign pledges to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year.
'Trudeaumania' heir becomes Canada's next prime minister
by Rob Gillies - October 19, 2015 - 9:50pm
Justin Trudeau has fulfilled the great expectations he was born into, following in th
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