Canada

Trudeau dismisses call to resign following explosive testimony by former attorney general

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday evening dismissed opposition call for him to step down following explosive testimony against him by former Justice Minister and Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould over alleged obstruction of justice. In the testimony before the House of...

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 9:35am

Riyadh stops medical treatment programs in Canada

Saudi Arabia has stopped all medical treatment programs in Canada after the kingdom abruptly cut ties with Ottawa. Saudi Arabia has discontinued all medical treatment programs in Canada and is coordinating the transfer of all Saudi patients to hospitals outside Canada, the Saudi Press Agency...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 9:36am

Rwandans in Canada mark Liberation Day

Liberation is more than a celebration but a time to reflect on Rwanda’s progress so far; re-assess strategies to fulfill the country’s vision to become a knowledge-based, service-oriented and middle-income economy by the year 2020, according to the Chargee d'Affaires of Rwanda to...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 3:06pm

Canadian PM to attend NATO summit amid worsening ties with U.S. president

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday he will attend the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit on July 11 and 12 to discuss "trans-Atlantic security issues and challenges with other NATO leaders. "NATO is a cornerstone of Canada's international security...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:02am

Canada Senate approves recreational use of marijuana

Canada’s upper house of parliament on Tuesday approved a revised bill to legalize recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalize cannabis. The Senate voted 52-29 in favor of the revised bill from the elected House of Commons,...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:47am

Canada condemns U.S. attack on Trudeau, country simmers

Canada’s House of Commons on Monday unanimously condemned the personal attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by U.S. President Donald Trump and his surrogates as the famously polite nation simmered over the weekend broadsides by its U.S. ally. Lawmakers gave unanimous consent for a motion...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 8:11am