Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau grilled over reported bid to turn away refugees

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, on May 1, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) The Canadian prime minister and his ministers have been questioned in parliament over purported government efforts to get legal authority for turning back thousands of asylum seekers crossing the […]

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Canada: Myanmar committed ethnic cleansing in Rakhine

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland (photo by AFP) Canada’s foreign minister says what has taken place against the Rohingya Muslim community in western Myanmar constitutes “ethnic cleansing.” Speaking at a meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday, Chrystia Freeland described the atrocities against the Rohingya people in Myanmar’s Rakhine State […]

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Canada expels Venezuela diplomats in reciprocal move

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland (photo by AFP) Canada has decided to revoke the credentials of Venezuela’s ambassador and chargé d’affaires in the country, reciprocating a similar move earlier by Caracas. Venezuela’s Ambassador to Canada Wilmer Barrientos Fernandez and its chargé d’affaires, Angel Herrera, were stripped of their diplomatic credentials in Canada, the […]

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Venezuelan government decides to expel Brazil, Canada top diplomats

The president of Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly, Delcy Rodriguez (C), speaks at a press conference at the Foreign Ministry in Caracas, December 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Venezuelan government has decided to expel the top diplomats of Brazil and Canada over accusations of meddling in Venezuela’s domestic affairs. Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly decided to expel Brazil’s Ambassador […]

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatens to cancel arms deal with US in tariff dispute

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, on October 11, 2017. (Photo by AP) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned that Ottawa may cancel a major arms deal with the United States following Washington’s imposition of heavy duties on Canadian aircraft exports to the US. […]

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatens to cancel arms deal with US in tariff dispute

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, on October 11, 2017. (Photo by AP) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned that Ottawa may cancel a major arms deal with the United States following Washington’s imposition of heavy duties on Canadian aircraft exports to the US. […]

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejects US President Donald Trump’s protectionist policy

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Photo by AFP) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned US governors against weakening the longstanding North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which has been under scrutiny by the Trump administration. In the past, Donald Trump had described the pact between the US, Mexico and Canada as “the worst trade […]

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Five Canadian spies and analysts sue bosses over abusive behavior, racism and Islamophobia

The file photo shows the headquarters of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service in Ottawa. Five agents and analysts at Canada’s spy service have filed a lawsuit against their managers over allegations of abusive behaviors, racism and Islamophobia. On Thursday, the group of employees filed a $27.7 million lawsuit against the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), […]

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