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Analysis: Window narrows for Canada's Trudeau to win 'smash and grab' majority in snap vote

23 Oct 2020

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a window for a snap election that could give him a majority government and free him of his dependence on opposition parties to govern - if only they would cooperate and withdraw their support.

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

22 Oct 2020

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 police officer found not guilty in death of mentally ill Black man

21 Oct 2020

OTTAWA A Canadian police officer was found not guilty on Tuesday of manslaughter and assault charges in the death of a mentally ill Black man who was arrested in Ottawa in 2016, in a case that sparked nationwide protests.

Canada Infrastructure Bank will attract private investors, aims to bundle retrofit loans

20 Oct 2020

OTTAWA, Oct 20 The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) says there will be private investors for its projects, and it is in talks with private and public landowners about financing building retrofits as part of the government's plan to foster a green economic recovery.

U.S. borders with Canada, Mexico to stay closed to non-essential travel until Nov. 21

19 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA The United States' land borders between Canada and Mexico will remain closed to all non-essential travel until Nov. 21, the U.S. Homeland Security Department said Monday.

UPDATE 3-U.S. borders with Canada, Mexico to stay closed to non-essential travel until Nov. 21

19 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA, Oct 19 The United States' land borders between Canada and Mexico will remain closed to all non-essential travel until Nov. 21, the U.S. Homeland Security Department said Monday.

China denies 'coercive' diplomacy with Canada, urges release of Huawei executive

15 Oct 2020

OTTAWA China on Thursday denied it had taken two Canadian men hostage, and repeated a call for the release of a Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive held in Canada who faces extradition to the United States amid a long-running diplomatic dispute.

Canada to keep U.S. border curbs until pandemic is much less serious

03 Oct 2020

OTTAWA Canada will maintain restrictions on non-essential travel with the United States until the coronavirus outbreak in both nations is much less serious, a senior government official said on Friday.

Canada to keep U.S. border curbs until pandemic is much less serious

03 Oct 2020

OTTAWA Canada will maintain restrictions on non-essential travel with the United States until the coronavirus outbreak in both nations is much less serious, a senior government official said on Friday.

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