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Canada’s Trudeau names new Cabinet; Freeland is deputy PM

Nov. 20, 2019 5:13 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his new Cabinet on Wednesday and Chrystia Freeland is moving from foreign affairs to become Canada’s deputy prime minister. Freeland will still oversee Canada-U.S. relations and the new trade agreement with the United States and Mexico that...

Teacher union to sue Quebec on religious symbols ban

Nov. 18, 2019 3:35 PM EST

GATINEAU, Quebec (AP) — A union federation representing 45,000 teachers in Quebec is suing the Canadian province over its ban on the wearing of religious symbols by many public employees. The lawsuit by the Fédération Autonome de l'Enseignement challenges a state secularism law passed this year...

Canada case poses question: Is US immigration system safe?

Nov. 8, 2019 1:47 PM EST

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. (AP) — In the looming darkness, the Nigerian family of four, including two children carrying stuffed animals and a violin case, climbed out of a taxi at the end of a dead-end road in upstate New York as Canadian law enforcement officers watched a short distance away, across a ditch that...

China resume pork imports from Canada amid dispute

Nov. 5, 2019 4:02 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — China will resume imports of pork and beef from Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday, following a major rift between Ottawa and Beijing and amid a serious pork shortage in China as it combats African swine fever. The move comes almost five months after Beijing suspended...

Northam campaigns for Dems months after blackface scandal

Oct. 30, 2019 1:23 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — When a racist photo was discovered on Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page in February, he became an instant pariah among fellow Democrats. A political death watch took shape as the governor used underground tunnels at the Capitol to stay out of sight. Now, nine months later,...

Trudeau: Climate and pipeline are priorities after election

Oct. 23, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — A newly reelected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday Canadians want him to fight climate change but that building an oil pipeline his government bought remains a priority. While Trudeau's Liberal Party took the most seats in Parliament in Monday's elections, it lost its majority...

Canada's Trudeau wins reelection but faces a divided nation

Oct. 23, 2019 1:50 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau begins his second term facing an increasingly divided Parliament and country, with his rock-star appeal from four years ago diminished by scandal and unmet expectations. Trudeau was reelected in a stronger-than-expected showing in Monday's national elections....

Canada's Trudeau wins 2nd term but loses majority

Oct. 22, 2019 7:02 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada's national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that tarnished his image as a liberal icon. Trudeau's Liberal party took the most seats...

The Latest: Conservative says it's Canada's govt in waiting

Oct. 22, 2019 2:10 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The latest on Canada's national elections (all times local): 1:50 a.m. Conservative opposition leader Andrew Scheer says his party is Canada's government in waiting despite losing the election to Justin Trudeau's Liberals. Scheer says when Trudeau first won in 2015 he looked unstoppable, but...

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation projects Justin Trudeau's Liberals will win a minority government

Oct. 21, 2019 10:26 PM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Broadcasting Corporation projects Justin Trudeau's Liberals will win a minority government.