Monday's elections in Canada seem to allow Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to form a new government after securing the most seats, albeit without the Congressional majority he coveted.
Canada named Mary Simon as its first indigenous governor general - Queen Elizabeth II's official representative in the Commonwealth country - as the nation faces a reckoning with its colonial history.
While Canada remains under shock following the discovery last week of 215 children buried near a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia, indigenous groups are demanding more answers and actions from the Government.
Canada will not agree to lift a ban on non-essential travel with the United States until the coronavirus outbreak is significantly under control around the world, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday.
Canada and Britain have struck a new trade deal, beating the Dec. 31 Brexit deadline that would have triggered new tariffs on a range of Canadian exports. The interim deal will replace Canada’s current agreement with Britain under the European Union that currently covers trade between the two countries until a new formal pact can be negotiated in the coming year.
World leaders have sent messages of support to Austria and Afghanistan as they did previously with France following the last bout of terrorist attacks, while Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, unequivocally condemning terrorism, said that ”freedom of expression,” is not without limits in a pluralistic diverse and respectful societies.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended free speech but added that it was not without limits and should not arbitrarily and needlessly hurt certain communities.
United States Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf announced on Thursday that borders with Mexico and Canada would remain shut to most travel, to stem the spread of the coronavirus, for another month to Aug 20.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not visit Washington with Mexico’s president this week to celebrate a new North American trade deal, his office said on Monday, after Canada raised concerns over potential U.S. aluminum tariffs.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday he was still unsure whether he would go to Washington DC next week to celebrate a new North American trade treaty, citing concern about possible US tariffs on aluminum.