Tuesday, 30 January 2018
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called Monday for Canadians to stand up against Islamophobia and discrimination as he paid tribute to six Muslims killed a year ago at a Quebec mosque. Trudeau lamented that acts of hate and discrimination have become "commonplace" or "even tolerated," saying in parliament that "it should never have come to this point." "We cannot bring back those who perished, but we owe it to them to fight the very sentiment that ...
Friday, 27 October 2017
Canada settled a lawsuit for Can$31.5 million (US$24.6 million) with three citizens who were wrongly accused of terror links, local media said Thursday. Abdullah Almalki, Ahmad Elmaati and Muayyed Nureddin had been arrested in Syria and Egypt after the 9/11 attacks. Released in 2004 without charges, they returned to Canada, proclaimed their innocence and sued the government for Can$100 million over its role in their detention. A 2008 independent inquiry led by retired Supreme Court judge Frank ...
Friday, 26 May 2017
“A liberal fantasy dream sequence”, “a bromance,” “insanely romantic”. The Internet was abuzz Friday with pictures of French President Emmanuel Macron and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau schmoozing at the G7 summit in Sicily, strolling through flowered walkways and chatting against the backdrop of a sparkling blue Mediterranean sea. “Apparently Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron flew to Sicily for their wedding photoshoot,” netizen ...
Thursday, 13 April 2017
Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Canada on Wednesday to receive her honorary citizenship and address the country’s lawmakers after her first visit to Parliament in 2014 was put off because of a terror attack. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presented her with a framed certificate of citizenship. She’s only the sixth person to receive the honor and the youngest ever. The 19-year-old Pakistani activist was 15 when she shot in the head by Taliban militants while returning ...
Friday, 24 March 2017
Lawmakers in Canada’s House of Commons, with strong encouragement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, passed a motion Thursday paving the way for future measures to combat Islamophobia. The motion, which passed easily, asks the government to “recognize the need to quell the increasing public climate of hate and fear” and “condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination.” In the wake of the January attack on a ...
Thursday, 9 February 2017
About two-thirds of this population increase can be attributed to immigration, with natural population growth representing the other third
Thursday, 19 May 2016
The incident played out as the government works on legislation to permit assisted suicide
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Such a move would be a reversal of the foreign policy set by the previous Tory administration
Saturday, 26 December 2015
Using cannabis for medicinal purposes in Canada has been legal under certain conditions since 2001
Tuesday, 22 December 2015
Canada was involved in the multinational force that ousted Qaddafi in 2011