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Canada plans state funeral for late Prime Minister Brian Mulroney

Mar. 01, 2024 17:03 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will hold a state funeral for Brian Mulroney, the prime minister who in the 1980s solidified trade ties with the U.S. and spoke out against South Africa’s apartheid and whose death drew tributes Friday from world leaders. ...

Brian Mulroney, former Canadian prime minister who forged closer ties with US, dies at 84

Mar. 01, 2024 08:34 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who forged close ties with two Republican U.S. presidents through a sweeping free trade agreement that was once vilified but is now celebrated, died Thursday. He was 84. The country’s 18th prime minister died...

Canada reimposes a visa requirement on Mexicans

Feb. 29, 2024 11:21 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s government is reimposing the visa requirements on Mexican nationals visiting Canada, the immigration minister announced Thursday. Quebec’s premier has been urging the Canadian government to slow the influx of immigrants, which he says has been straining...

Fired scientists in Canada failed to acknowledge links to China, newly released records say

Feb. 29, 2024 04:39 AM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two scientists at a high-security infectious disease laboratory in Canada lost their jobs after reviews found they failed to protect sensitive material and information and did not acknowledge links with China, newly released records show. The scientists,...

Canada will reimpose some visa requirements on Mexicans, official says

Feb. 28, 2024 19:18 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s government is reimposing some visa requirements on Mexican nationals visiting Canada, an official familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Quebec’s premier has been urging the federal government to slow the influx of refugees...

Polish, Canadian leaders discuss boosting Ukrainian food exports to hungry countries outside Europe

Feb. 26, 2024 09:03 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The prime ministers of Canada and Poland on Monday discussed boosting exports of Ukrainian grain and other crops to the world's poorest countries to ease protests by farmers in Europe who see the Ukrainian goods as a market threat. Justin Trudeau, following a...

Western leaders rally around Kyiv to mark 2 years since Russia's full-scale invasion

Feb. 24, 2024 16:05 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — President Volodymyr Zelenskyy welcomed Western leaders to Kyiv Saturday to mark the second anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion, as Ukrainian forces run low on ammunition and foreign aid hangs in the balance. Allies from the EU and the Group of Seven...

Judge says Canada's use of Emergencies Act to quell truckers' protests over COVID was unreasonable

Jan. 23, 2024 20:39 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian judge has ruled that the government’s use of the Emergencies Act to quell weeks of protests by truckers and others angry over COVID-19 restrictions in 2022 was unreasonable and unconstitutional. Up to thousands of protesters clogged the streets of the...

Canada is preparing for a second Trump presidency. Trudeau says Trump 'represents uncertainty'

Jan. 23, 2024 15:12 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's government is preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump could reach the White House again and the “uncertainty” that would bring, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. Speaking at a Cabinet retreat, Trudeau said that Trump “represents...

Canada is capping foreign student visas to ease housing pressures as the cost of living soars

Jan. 22, 2024 17:30 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada on Monday announced a two-year cap on international student visas to ease the pressure on housing, health care and other services at a time of record immigration. Immigration Minister Marc Miller said that there will be a 35% reduction in new study visas in...