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First Nations premier to lead a Canadian province after historic election win in Manitoba

Oct. 04, 2023 09:17 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Canadian province of Manitoba has elected the first First Nations premier of a province in Canada. Manitobans elected an NDP government led by Wab Kinew, who was raised as a young boy on the Onigaming First Nation in northwestern Ontario, later moving...

Canada's House of Commons elects first Black speaker

Oct. 03, 2023 19:45 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada’s House of Commons on Tuesday elected Greg Fergus as its new speaker, making the Liberal lawmaker the first Black Canadian to hold the position. The election was triggered by the resignation of Anthony Rota, who stepped down last week after he...

India tells Canada to remove 41 of its 62 diplomats in the country, an official says

Oct. 03, 2023 13:39 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — India has told Canada to remove 41 of its 62 diplomats in the country, an official familiar with the matter said Tuesday, ramping up a confrontation between the two countries over Canadian accusations that India may have been involved in the killing of a Sikh separatist leader in...

AP source: India tells Canada to remove 41 of its 62 diplomats in the country as ties worsen over murder allegation

Oct. 03, 2023 07:49 AM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — AP source: India tells Canada to remove 41 of its 62 diplomats in the country as ties worsen over murder allegation.

A grizzly bear attack leaves 2 people dead in western Canada. Park rangers kill the bear

Oct. 02, 2023 11:35 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — An attack by a grizzly bear has left two people dead in a national park in western Canada, and the bear was later killed by park rangers, officials said. The attack took place Friday in Banff National Park in Alberta Province. The Parks Canada agency...

Trump campaigns before thousands in friendly blue-collar, eastern Iowa, touting trade, farm policy

Oct. 01, 2023 20:24 PM EDT

OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — Former President Donald Trump campaigned in southeast Iowa Sunday in the middle of a fall campaign push aimed at locking in supporters with large organizing events. As he has with his other recent travels to the leadoff caucus state, Trump stumped in an area...

Disney Plus announces crackdown on password sharing in Canada

Sep. 29, 2023 12:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Password-sharing crackdowns are becoming more and more common in the streaming world today. And Disney Plus is following suit. In an email sent to the users in Canada earlier this week, Disney announced restrictions on Canadian subscribers' “ability to share your...

Blinken meets Indian foreign minister as row between India and Canada simmers

Sep. 28, 2023 20:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken met Thursday with India’s foreign minister amid a simmering row between New Delhi and Ottawa over allegations of Indian government involvement in the killing of a Sikh activist in Canada. Blinken and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar met...

Trudeau apologizes for recognition of Nazi unit war veteran in Canadian Parliament

Sep. 27, 2023 17:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday for Parliament’s recognition of a man who fought alongside the Nazis during last week’s address by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Trudeau said the speaker of the House of Commons, who resigned...

Canadian police won't investigate doctor for sterilizing Indigenous woman

Sep. 27, 2023 10:30 AM EDT

The Canadian government says it is urgently trying to end the forced sterilization of Indigenous women, describing the practice as a human rights violation and a prosecutable offense. Yet police say they will not pursue a criminal investigation into a recent case in which a doctor apologized for...