Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled a grand plan Wednesday to address social inequalities laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic and create one million jobs during recovery, while also extending emergency measures for a second wave of Covid-19 that he said could be worse than the first.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday condemned the weekend toppling of a statue of Canada’s first prime minister in Montreal by anti-racism activists, saying a focus on improving society today, and not historical wrongs, will best advance the fight for equality.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the sale of a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) drug used in the mainland for COVID-19 cases.
Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand urged Hong Kong Sunday to hold elections as soon as possible, warning the authorities about moves to “undermine the democratic process”.
China announced the suspension Tuesday of Hong Kong’s extradition treaties with Canada, Australia and Britain in a tit-for-tat move following similar decisions by those countries over a controversial new security law.
China warned Monday that Britain was heading down “a wrong path” as Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab was expected to announce the suspension of an extradition treaty with Hong Kong, raising tensions between the countries.
Latin America surged past the US and Canada to become the world’s second worst-hit region for virus deaths on Monday as a Spanish court blocked a move to lock down some 200,000 people.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ensured that the Philippines will continue to have “friendly and cooperative” relations with Canada, Iran, Vietnam, New Zealand, and Palestine, Malacañang said on Friday.
The UN General Assembly on Wednesday will elect five new members of the Security Council for 2021 and 2022, with battles underway for the Western and African seats.
Prime Minster Justin Trudeau joined thousands on Friday in taking a knee in front of Canada’s parliament in solidarity with US protesters marching against racism and police brutality.
China accused the US of taking the UN hostage on Friday over a controversial security law for Hong Kong and warned Western nations to stay out of its internal affairs.
Costa Rica legalised same-sex marriage on Tuesday, becoming the first Central American country to do so and sparking an emotional response from rights campaigners as the first weddings were held overnight.
Britain, Australia and Canada on Friday said they were “deeply concerned” at Chinese plans for a new security law in Hong Kong, after a wave of pro-democracy protests.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested hosting the annual G7 summit in person rather than by videoconference, with the White House touting the occasion as a “show of force” during the coronavirus pandemic.
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced on Tuesday it would stop selling talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada, where sales had already been hit by changing consumer habits and fears the product causes cancer.
Canada began a staggered loosening of pandemic restrictions on Monday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged vigilance and baby steps to avoid a COVID-19 resurgence.
A message of condolence from Queen Elizabeth II and musical tributes for the victims of the worst mass shooting in Canadian history poured in on Tuesday as the death toll continued to rise.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that his country’s border with the United States would not fully reopen for at least several weeks, rejecting US President Donald’s Trump overtures to do so sooner.
Elderly residents left soiled and unfed after their caregivers fled the premises, 31 deaths in the space of a few weeks: a nursing home in Montreal has become the symbol of the terrible toll coronavirus is taking in Canada’s long-term care homes.
Hong Konger Adrian W. Chan is hunting for face masks to send to his parents in Canada, an increasingly common sight in a city once stalked by shortages and now trying to lend a hand as the coronavirus spreads overseas.
Environment Undersecretary Juan Migule Cuna is set to refute the criminal complaint filed against him for his alleged involvement in bringing in tons of hazardous wastes from Canada.
A panel of prosecutors has been to conduct the preliminary investigation against Environment Undersecretary Juan Miguel Cuna for his involvement in the importation of wastes from Canada, said Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday (Jan. 29).
Canada’s national public broadcaster confirmed Thursday it had cut out US President Donald Trump’s cameo from the movie “Home Alone 2,” but said after a social media outcry that the edit was made before he was elected.
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a fervent advocate of the multiculturalism integral to Canadian identity, wore brownface makeup to a party at a school where he taught 18 years ago, Time magazine reported Wednesday.