- Canada to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of February Updated: Nov-24-15 6:23 pm
TORONTO - Canada's new Liberal government said Tuesday it will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year and another 15,000 by the end of February.
- Canadian newcomer Trudeau a fresh face among APEC leaders Updated: Nov-19-15 11:23 am
MANILA, Philippines - He's younger than the next youngest leader by six years and nearly a full generation behind the 60-year-old average age of his Pacific Rim peers.
- Canada to increase Iraq trainers, but will remove jets Updated: Nov-17-15 11:39 am
TORONTO - Canada will send more military trainers to Iraq but remains committed to removing its fighter jets from the country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday, sticking with his campaign pledges for the region despite the Paris attacks. He added that he stands by his goal of bringing in 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year despite mounting domestic pressure to reevaluate the plan.
- Liberal Canadian government drops niqab appeal Updated: Nov-17-15 11:24 am
TORONTO - Canada's Liberal government has abandoned a court challenge that sought to require women to remove their niqabs, face coverings worn by some Muslim women, during citizenship ceremonies.
- Canada's new Liberal government restores mandatory census Updated: Nov-05-15 12:56 pm
TORONTO - Canada's new Liberal government began rolling back former Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper's policies on Thursday by resurrecting the mandatory long-form census survey.
- Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada's new prime minister Updated: Nov-04-15 7:39 pm
TORONTO - Justin Trudeau was sworn in Wednesday as Canada's new Liberal prime minister, and his new cabinet ministers vowed to honor campaign pledges to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year.
- TransCanada denies politics behind Keystone delay request Updated: Nov-03-15 2:44 pm
TORONTO - The head of the Canadian company behind the proposed Keystone XL pipeline denied Tuesday that political motivation drove its decision to ask the U.S. government to delay consideration of the project.