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CANADA POLITICS: One in Four Canadians Support Temporary Syrian Refugees Ban: Poll

CANADA POLITICS: One in Four Canadians Support Temporary Syrian Refugees Ban: Poll

Sixty percent of those surveyed in an online poll said the Canadian government had done a good job of resettling Syrian refugees since the Liberals came to power in 2015.

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CANADA POLITICS: UN to Negotiate With US, Canada to Resettle Rohingya Refugees

CANADA POLITICS: UN to Negotiate With US, Canada to Resettle Rohingya Refugees

1,000 Rohingya refugees had been identified as priorities for resettlement on medical grounds or because they have been separated from their family members living abroad.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Says Canada, EU Must Lead World Economy

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Says Canada, EU Must Lead World Economy

“You are a vital player in addressing the challenges that we collectively face as an international community,” Canadian PM Justin Trudeau told EU lawmakers.

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CANADA POLITICS: Official! EU-Canada CETA Deal Approved

CANADA POLITICS: Official! EU-Canada CETA Deal Approved

The European Union Parliament approved on Wednesday a hotly contested free trade deal with Canada after seven years of negotiations.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Trump Talk Take Center Stage

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Trump Talk Take Center Stage

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday opened talks at the White House with U.S. President Donald Trump, seeking to nurture economic ties while avoiding tensions over issues such as immigration on which the two are sharply at odds.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Visits U.S. With Two Aims

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Visits U.S. With Two Aims

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, he will look to nurture economic ties while avoiding tensions over issues such as immigration on which the two are sharply at odds.

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CANADA POLITICS: Sarah Palin Touted As Ambassador to Canada

CANADA POLITICS: Sarah Palin Touted As Ambassador to Canada

The rumour started to fly after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer refused to rule out Sarah Palin appointment, despite being directly questioned about whether the 2008 Vice Presidential candidate was being considered.

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CANADA POLITICS: Government Advisors Call for Deeper Trade Ties

CANADA POLITICS: Government Advisors Call for Deeper Trade Ties

Canadian government advisory group on Monday released a number of recommendations to boost the economy, including strengthening the country’s trade links and establishing funds to help smaller companies raise capital in order to scale up.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Decides Not to Poke U.S. ‘Grizzly Bear’

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Decides Not to Poke U.S. ‘Grizzly Bear’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a low key approach to dealing with U.S. President Donald Trump, seeking to avoid clashes.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Abandons Electoral Reform

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Abandons Electoral Reform

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in letter. “Furthermore, without a clear preference or a clear question, a referendum would not be in Canada’s interest.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Police Patrol Mosques, Schools in Muslim Communities

CANADA POLITICS: Police Patrol Mosques, Schools in Muslim Communities

“We have been in touch with the police, asking for more protection for all the mosques of Quebec (City),” said Majdi Dridi from the Quebec chapter of the Muslim Association of Canada.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Says Mosque Shooting A ‘Terrorist Attack On Muslims’

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Says Mosque Shooting A ‘Terrorist Attack On Muslims’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement: “We condemn this terrorist attack on Muslims in a center of worship and refuge”.

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CANADA POLITICS: Lilianne Ploumen Counters Trump Abortion Fund Ban With New International Funding

CANADA POLITICS: Lilianne Ploumen Counters Trump Abortion Fund Ban With New International Funding

Lilianne Ploumen, the Dutch minister of foreign trade and development co-operation said, “We have to make up as much as possible for this financial blow.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Welcomes Refugees Fleeing War, Persecution

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Welcomes Refugees Fleeing War, Persecution

“To those fleeing persecution, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength #WelcomeToCanada,” Trudeau said on Twitter.

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CANADA POLITICS: ‘Secret Political Fundraisers to End’: Trudeau

CANADA POLITICS: ‘Secret Political Fundraisers to End’: Trudeau

“If Justin Trudeau suddenly believes that fundraisers he held during his leadership race were wrong, will he be returning all of that money?” Mulcair said.

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CANADA POLITICS: Court Dismisses Challenge to Controversial Arms Deal

CANADA POLITICS: Court Dismisses Challenge to Controversial Arms Deal

Canadian court on Tuesday dismissed a challenge to the government’s controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia, ruling that the former foreign affairs minister considered the relevant security and human rights factors.

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CANADA POLITICS: No U.S., No TPP Trade Deal: Says Canada

CANADA POLITICS: No U.S., No TPP Trade Deal: Says Canada

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal cannot proceed without the United States, Canada said on Tuesday, even as Australia and New Zealand pledged to salvage it.

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CANADA POLITICS: Under Trump Shadow, Key European Body Backs EU-Canada Trade Deal

CANADA POLITICS: Under Trump Shadow, Key European Body Backs EU-Canada Trade Deal

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told lawmakers Canada was a welcome partner in uncertain and difficult times.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Ministers to Discuss Trump Plans For NAFTA

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Ministers to Discuss Trump Plans For NAFTA

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will begin a two-day retreat with his cabinet on Monday, focused mainly on the best approach to take with new U.S. President Donald Trump, whose vow to renegotiate NAFTA could damage Canada’s economy.

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CANADA POLITICS: Canadians Traveling to Trump Inauguration Turned At US Border

CANADA POLITICS: Canadians Traveling to Trump Inauguration Turned At US Border

“It seems to me that they just weren’t interested in having us in the country for the inauguration,” said Sasha Dyck, a 34-year-old nurse from Montreal, Canada.

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