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Freeland calls acceptance of Syrian envoy unacceptable.

Sep. 24, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's foreign minister called her government's approval of a known supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad to a consular job in Canada "unacceptable" on Tuesday and said she will take action "very quickly." Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she and her political staff were...

Trudeau's support holds after apology for wearing brownface

Sep. 21, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface. Yet the scandal's fallout may be limited in a country without the harsh and still-divisive racial history of the...

Trudeau's support holds after apology for wearing brownface

Sep. 20, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged Friday that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface. Yet the scandal's fallout may be limited in a country without the harsh and still-divisive racial history...