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Canada Suspends New Arms Sales to Turkey

Canada on Tuesday announced it had temporarily suspended "new export permits" to Turkey, particularly of military equipment, in response to Ankara's offensive into northern Syria.

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Canada Tory Leader Slammed over Dual US Citizenship

He was supposed to be touting his tough stance on crime but Canadian opposition leader Andrew Scheer found himself on the back foot Friday as his announcement was overshadowed by questions over his dual nationality.

The Conservative, who is aiming to unseat Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals in the October 21 election, has been on the defensive since disclosing Thursday that he is part-American.

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Canada's Trudeau Says Will Grow Deficit to Fund Vote Pledges

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday unveiled his financial policy ahead of elections next month, saying that if he retains power he will run a larger deficit to pay for campaign pledges.

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Justin Trudeau Returns to Campaign with Promise of Lower Taxes

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday resumed his re-election campaign with a promise to lower taxes, but once again had to apologize for a photo showing him in blackface makeup.

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Canada's Trudeau Says 'Deeply Regrets' Brownface Makeup

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, currently fighting a tough election campaign, said Wednesday he "deeply regrets" having worn "racist" brownface makeup to a party at a school where he taught 18 years ago.

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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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