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Canada PM Trudeau wins backing of opposition party to avoid snap election

9:57am IST

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau survived a confidence vote on Wednesday after a key opposition party backed his ruling Liberals, averting the chance of a snap election as a coronavirus outbreak worsens.

Fate of Canada PM Trudeau at stake amid standoff with opposition

21 Oct 2020

OTTAWA, Oct 21 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government could be toppled on Wednesday by opposition parties demanding an ethics probe into whether Ottawa handed contracts to friends as it battled the coronavirus pandemic.

Canada PM Trudeau puts fate of government on line with call for confidence vote

21 Oct 2020

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday put the fate of his Liberal government on the line, saying an opposition push to probe how Ottawa is tackling the coronavirus would be put to a confidence vote on Wednesday.

Canada PM demands confidence vote over proposed probe into government's pandemic handling

20 Oct 2020

OTTAWA, Oct 20 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday put the fate of his Liberal government on the line, saying an opposition push to probe how Ottawa is tackling the coronavirus pandemic would be put to a confidence vote.

Canada at a tipping point in fight against coronavirus, says frustrated Prime Minister Trudeau

09 Oct 2020

OTTAWA Canada is at a tipping point in the fight against a second wave of the novel coronavirus and health care workers are increasingly swamped, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in some of his most gloomy comments on Friday.

Canada games out scenarios for U.S. election, frets over potential disruption

09 Oct 2020

OTTAWA Canada's foreign ministry is gaming out scenarios for the U.S. election and what the implications could be, especially if the aftermath is unpredictable, five sources familiar with the matter said.

Canada games out scenarios for U.S. election, frets over potential disruption

09 Oct 2020

OTTAWA, Oct 8 Canada's foreign ministry is gaming out scenarios for the U.S. election and what the implications could be, especially if the aftermath is unpredictable, five sources familiar with the matter said.

Bank of Canada head says pandemic response will boost risks from future economic shocks

08 Oct 2020

OTTAWA Bold policy actions taken in response to the coronavirus pandemic were needed but will make Canada's economy and financial system more vulnerable to economic shocks down the road, the governor of the Bank of Canada said on Thursday.

Canada to impose binding plastic standards for products and packaging: minister

07 Oct 2020

OTTAWA Canada intends to impose binding standards for how much recyclable plastic content there has to be in products and packaging and wants new rules in place within 24 months, a top official said on Wednesday.

First Black Canadian to head a federal party says victory can make politics more inclusive

05 Oct 2020

OTTAWA New Green leader Annamie Paul, the first Black person to head a mainstream Canadian federal party, on Monday said her victory was a sign that politics could become more inclusive.

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