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Canada's two main parties tied ahead of October vote, Greens rise: poll

21 Aug 2019

TORONTO Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals and the main opposition Conservatives are in a statistical tie of voters' preferences, according to a new opinion poll ahead of the Canadian federal election on Oct. 21.

Elections Canada climate advertising guidelines puts chill on green groups' advocacy

21 Aug 2019

Canadian environmental groups fear losing their tax-free charity status if they run paid climate change advocacy adverts ahead of the October national election, after a warning from the federal election watchdog.

Canadian PM Trudeau calls for action as gun violence spikes in Toronto

13 Aug 2019

TORONTO Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that a recent spate of gun violence in the country's biggest city Toronto requires a "common sense firearms policy" and called for action.

Canada boosts provincial legal aid for asylum claims amid funding disagreement

13 Aug 2019

TORONTO Canada will allocate a one-time investment of C$26.8 million ($20.2 million) to provincial legal aid for asylum claims to compensate for services "jeopardized" by provincial cuts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday.

Canadian fugitives suspected in three murders die by suicide: police

13 Aug 2019

Two teenage Canadian fugitives who were the target of a nationwide manhunt took their own lives with gunshots, police said on Monday following the completion of an autopsy report.

Canadian right-wing party calls for end to 'official multiculturalism'

09 Aug 2019

TORONTO An upstart Canadian right-wing political party announced on Friday that "ending official multiculturalism and preserving Canadian values and culture" will be part of its platform for the Canadian federal election in October.

JP Morgan unit 'forgives' credit card debt of Canadian customers

09 Aug 2019

TORONTO A unit of JP Morgan Chase & Co has agreed to "forgive" the outstanding credit card debt of its Canadian cardholders as part of the U.S. bank's move to exit the Canadian credit card market, the company said on Thursday.

Canada police find two bodies believed to be teen fugitives

08 Aug 2019

Canadian police said on Wednesday they found two bodies that they believe are of the fugitive teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists in British Columbia. | Video

Canadian police find evidence of teen fugitives on banks of river

07 Aug 2019

Canadian police said on Tuesday they found "several items directly linked" to two teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists.

Canada begins issuing pardons for cannabis possession convictions

02 Aug 2019

TORONTO Canada has begun issuing pardons for people who were convicted of simple possession of cannabis and do not have other criminal records, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government announced on Thursday.

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