Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

TORONTO | Leading minister resigns over scandal that threatens Trudeau

TORONTO (AP) — A leading Cabinet minister in Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government resigned Monday, becoming the second minister to step down over a scandal that has shaken the government in an election year. Treasury Board president Jane Philpott, considered a star minister, said in a resignation letter that it was “untenable” for her … Continue reading TORONTO | Leading minister resigns over scandal that threatens 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

LA MALBAIE, Quebec | The Latest: Trump attends G-7 gender equality breakfast

LA MALBAIE, Quebec (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of Seven summit (all times local): 8:20 a.m. President Donald Trump has opened his second day at an international summit at a breakfast discussion on gender equality. Trump arrived late for Saturday’s meeting during the Group of Seven summit of leading … Continue reading LA MALBAIE, Quebec | The Latest: Trump attends G-7 gender equality breakfast

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan | Canada town’s arena focus of mourning after crash kills 15

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan | April 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The people of this small town grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, laying flowers and jerseys in a makeshift memorial at the entrance and later gathering inside to mourn the deaths of 15 people when a semi-trailer slammed into the bus carrying the local youth hockey team. The 14 … Continue reading HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan | Canada town’s arena focus of mourning after crash kills 15

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the attack of the bowling balls

WASHINGTON /March 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The suspense hung over the public square for hours. Were Japanese regulatory authorities really dropping bowling balls on American cars as part of a dark plot to keep the autos out of the Japanese market? No, the White House acknowledged. That story was just President Donald Trump being Trump. This … Continue reading AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the attack of the bowling balls

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit

NEW DELHI  /February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in India for a weeklong visit aimed at enhancing business ties between the two countries. Trudeau and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are also expected to focus on areas including civil nuclear cooperation, space, defense, energy and education. Trudeau arrived in New … Continue reading Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit

Trudeau pitches Canadian globalism to California tech firms

SAN FRANCISCO /February 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday pitched Canadian globalism and the country’s new fast-track visa as reasons why Silicon Valley companies should consider Canada as a place to do business and spend money. Trudeau brought his charm offensive to the San Francisco Bay Area amid increasing unease … Continue reading Trudeau pitches Canadian globalism to California tech firms