Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

TORONTO | The Latest: Trudeau says China moves should worry countries

TORONTO —Jan 18, 2019— The Latest on Canada (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says all countries should be concerned about Beijing’s blending of its commercial interests with threats of consequences if Canada doesn’t do what China wants. China detained former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and Canadian entrepreneur Michael Spavor an … Continue reading TORONTO | The Latest: Trudeau says China moves should worry countries

BEIJING | China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty case

BEIJING—Jan 15, 2019—China is expressing “strong dissatisfaction” with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his criticism of a death sentence given to an alleged Canadian drug smuggler at a retrial. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying says Trudeau should “respect the rule of law, respect China’s judicial sovereignty, correct mistakes and stop making irresponsible remarks.” Hua … Continue reading BEIJING | China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty case

BEIJING | China sentences Canadian to death, raises diplomatic tension

BEIJING— Jan 14, 2019—A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death Monday in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is likely to escalate tensions between the countries over the arrest of a top Chinese technology executive. The court in northeastern Liaoning province announced that it had given Robert Lloyd Schellenberg the … Continue reading BEIJING | China sentences Canadian to death, raises diplomatic tension

TORONTO | The Latest: Saudi woman fleeing family arrives in Canada

TORONTO —Jan 12, 2019—The Latest on Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse by her family (all times local): 10:30 a.m. An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared death if deported back home has arrived in Canada, which has granted her asylum. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says that Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun is now in … Continue reading TORONTO | The Latest: Saudi woman fleeing family arrives in Canada

BANGKOK | The Latest: Canada grants asylum to Saudi woman

BANGKOK— Jan 11, 2019—The Latest on Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse by her family (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will grant asylum to a Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse. Trudeau said Friday Canada accepted the United Nations request. Earlier Friday, Thailand’s immigration police chief said … Continue reading BANGKOK | The Latest: Canada grants asylum to Saudi woman

TORONTO | Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada to grant asylum to Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse

TORONTO—January 11, 2019— Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada to grant asylum to Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse. By Associated Press

WASHINGTON | Senators seek to soothe relationship with Canada

WASHINGTON — Senators from both parties sought to mend a frayed relationship with Canada during a closed-door meeting Wednesday with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. The meeting involving members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee followed President Donald Trump calling Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “dishonest” and “weak” after the Group of 7 summit in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senators seek to soothe relationship with Canada

LA MALBAIE, Quebec | Trump disrupts G-7 gender equality meeting by arriving late

LA MALBAIE, Quebec (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived late for a gender equality meeting at an international summit, prompting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to kick it off without waiting for “stragglers” to arrive. Trump created a distraction when he walked in late for Saturday’s breakfast meeting during the Group of Seven summit of … Continue reading LA MALBAIE, Quebec | Trump disrupts G-7 gender equality meeting by arriving late