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Plastic pollution talks move closer to world-first pact
by Michel Comte - April 30, 2024 - 4:06pm
For the first time in the negotiations, delegates from 175 countries and observers discussed a draft of what is to become a global treaty on ending the scourge of plastics that are found everywhere from mountain...
Canada expels Chinese diplomat, Beijing vows 'resolute countermeasures'
by Michel Comte - May 9, 2023 - 9:42am
Ottawa said Monday it would expel a Chinese diplomat accused of having sought to intimidate a Canadian lawmaker critical of Beijing, plunging the two nations into a new diplomatic row.
Celine Dion reveals rare neurological disorder, cancels shows
by Michel Comte - December 9, 2022 - 8:17am
Pop diva Celine Dion on Thursday tearfully revealed that she is suffering from Stiff-Person Syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that is affecting her singing, and said she would have to cancel or postpone a series...
10 dead in stabbing rampage in remote Canada communities
by Michel Comte - September 5, 2022 - 8:01am
At least 10 people were killed and more than a dozen others were injured in stabbings in two remote Canadian communities Sunday, police said, as they launched a manhunt for two suspects.
Canada protests against Covid measures gain steam
by Michel Comte - February 6, 2022 - 8:47am
In the capital, demonstrators huddled around campfires in bone-chilling temperatures and erected portable saunas and bouncy castles for kids outside Parliament, while waving Canadian flags and shouting anti-government...
Justin Trudeau: Liberal star tarnished in election fight
by Michel Comte - September 21, 2021 - 3:47pm
Trudeau managed to squeak in a win by convincing voters to stay the course at this pivotal juncture in the pandemic that has seen new outbreaks led by the Delta variant.
Ottawa residents seek to dump Trump street name
by Michel Comte - January 27, 2021 - 8:22am
The Central Park neighborhood, known for New York City-themed street names, was built in the late 1990s — long before a certain Big Apple real estate mogul entered politics.
Canada conservatives electing new leader to take on Trudeau
by Michel Comte - August 24, 2020 - 7:38am
Canadian conservatives will reveal Sunday their pick for a new leader and main contender to challenge liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in possible snap elections.
Trudeau slams 'political' detentions, after China spy charges
by Michel Comte - June 23, 2020 - 8:07am
Trudeau said "we deplore... a political decision made by the Chinese government" which continues to pressure Canada.
Trudeau's Liberals win Canada vote, will form minority govt
by Michel Comte - October 22, 2019 - 3:48pm
Television projections as of 2 a.m. Tuesday (0600 GMT) declared the Liberals winners or leading in 156 of the nation's 338 electoral districts, versus 122 for his main rival Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives, after...
Canada's Trudeau admits to racist 'brownface' makeup
by Michel Comte - September 19, 2019 - 9:46am
The black-and-white photograph shows Trudeau, then 29, wearing a turban and robes with his face, neck and hands darkened at a gala party in 2001.
Canada's Trudeau rebuked on ethics ahead of election
by Michel Comte - August 15, 2019 - 9:34am
Independent parliamentary ethics commissioner Mario Dion said Trudeau and his officials had wrongly sought to "exert influence over the attorney general in her decision whether to intervene in a matter relating to...
Last-minute deal aims to salvage Canada's Winter Olympics bid
by Michel Comte - November 1, 2018 - 2:18am
Ottawa and the province of Alberta have struck a last-minute funding deal to salvage Canada's 2026 Winter Olympics bid ahead of a crucial vote yesterday on canceling the process.
'More work' to get a continental trade deal: Trudeau
by Michel Comte - September 20, 2018 - 10:59am
There is still a way to go to reach a new North American Free Trade Agreement, Canada's prime minister said Wednesday, brushing off US pressure for a quick deal as high-level talks resumed in Washington.
Trudeau does not back down on rights defense in Saudi spat
by Michel Comte - August 9, 2018 - 1:38pm
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday refused to apologize for calling out Saudi Arabia on its human rights record, after Riyadh said it was considering further punitive measures against Ottawa over...
No more Mr. Nice Guy: Canada's Trudeau gets tough
by Michel Comte - June 2, 2018 - 11:22am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has a reputation for playing it safe on burning political issues, showed a new level of grit in the face of two crises, and it may help him win re-election in 2019.
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