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Trudeau defends measure to limit asylum claims in Canada

Apr. 11, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending legislation that would prevent people from "asylum shopping" in Canada, barring them from making such a claim if they previously applied for asylum in other safe countries, including the United States. The proposal was included in a budget...

Junior hockey team victims remembered a year after crash

Apr. 6, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — After prayers and songs filled the Saskatchewan hockey arena, Carol Brons spoke as a grieving mother. Her daughter was one of 16 people who died when the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team bus collided with a semi at a rural intersection. Thirteen others were injured. Brons...

Canada's ex-attorney general ousted from Trudeau's caucus

Apr. 2, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ousted Canada's former attorney general and another ex-minister from the Liberal party caucus Tuesday amid a scandal that has rocked his government in an election year. Trudeau cited repeated questioning of his leadership as well as the fact that former attorney...

The Latest: Canada's Trudeau says ex-minister out of caucus

Apr. 2, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Canada's ex-attorney general (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says former Cabinet minister Jane Philpott has also been kicked out of the Liberal Party caucus. Trudeau cited repeated questioning of his leadership as well as the fact that former attorney...

Canada's former attorney general says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told her she's been removed from party caucus.

Apr. 2, 2019 5:52 PM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's former attorney general says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told her she's been removed from party caucus. .

Canadian ex-attorney general releases secret tape recording

Mar. 29, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's former attorney general on Friday made public a conversation she secretly recorded with Canada's top civil servant that she took as a veiled threat that she'd lose her job if she didn't intervene to avoid criminal prosecution of a Canadian company. The recording shows Trudeau aide...

China stops purchase of Canadian canola seeds

Mar. 22, 2019 9:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — China has stopped all new purchases of Canadian canola seeds in what some see as retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei. The Canola Council of Canada said late Thursday exporters are reporting Chinese importers are unwilling to purchase the seeds at...

The Latest: Boeing's stock halts 2-day skid on Wall Street

Mar. 13, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Boeing's stock has halted a two-day skid after turning higher in the final minutes of trading on Wall Street. The about-face came shortly after President Donald Trump issued an emergency order...

Canada transport minister says Canada will close airspace to Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft following Ethiopia crash

Mar. 13, 2019 11:51 AM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — Canada transport minister says Canada will close airspace to Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft following Ethiopia crash.

The Latest: Travel hub UAE suspends Boeing 737 Max 8, 9 jets

Mar. 12, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 4:40 a.m. The United Arab Emirates, a key international travel hub, has barred the Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 from its airspace following the crash of a similar jetliner in Ethiopia. The Emirates' General Civil Aviation...