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Canada Peacekeepers to Stay in Mali an Extra Month Till End-August

Canadian personnel participating in the UN peacekeeping force in Mali will remain in place until the end of August, a month longer than planned, to ensure a smooth transition, the government said Friday.

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China Snubbed Trudeau Request for Talks about Detained Canadians

China ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's personal request for dialogue to end a spiralling diplomatic row, his office revealed Wednesday.

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China Formally Arrests Canadian Ex-Diplomat, Businessman

China has formally arrested two Canadians who have been detained for months on national security grounds, a Canadian newspaper reported on Thursday, in a case that has inflamed tensions between Ottawa and Beijing.

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Philippines Says Envoy Recalled over Canada Trash Row

The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada, Manila's foreign minister said Thursday, in an escalation of a festering diplomatic row over tonnes of trash shipped to the Southeast Asian nation.

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Trump Offers Support to Canadians Detained in China

US President Donald Trump spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on  Thursday and offered his support for Canadian citizens detained in China, the White House said.

Four Canadians have been detained in China, two of whom have been sentenced to death over drug smuggling accusations.

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Canadian Conservatives Take New Province

Canada's Conservatives won another province Tuesday in legislative elections in eastern Prince Edward Island -- while the Liberals in power, affiliated with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's party, finished third, according to Canadian television projections.

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Extensive Flooding in Eastern Canada Forces Evacuations

Flooding in eastern Canada forced the evacuation of more than 1,500 people while over 600 troops have been deployed in response, authorities said Sunday.

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Canada Court Orders Review of Trudeau Trip with the Aga Khan

A federal judge in Canada Tuesday ordered the lobbying commission to take a second look into whether the Aga Khan violated rules by hosting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at his private island in the Bahamas.

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Canada Conservatives Win Alberta Polls in Blow to Trudeau

Canada's opposition conservatives won a clear victory in provincial elections in oil-rich Alberta Tuesday, in a setback for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his environmental policies just six months ahead of national polls.

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Canada: Four Killed in 'Targeted' Shootings

Four people were shot dead Monday in three areas of the western Canadian town of Penticton, federal police said, describing the shootings as a "targeted incident."

"We have determined four people are deceased at three locations within a four kilometer (2.5 mile) radius," Superintendent Ted De Jager said in a press conference.

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