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Justin Trudeau rules out burkini ban in Canada

This, he said, should be “at the top of public discourse and debate”. Trudeau bemoaned instances where governments preached tolerance but acted to undermine individual...

Syrian Bassel Mcleash with Justin Trudeau at Toronto's Pride: 'I wanted to thank him for the chance to be free'

Working up the courage to talk to him took an hour. I was thinking, 'Should I call him Mr Trudeau? Mr Prime Minister? Justin?' Bassel...

Justin Trudeau makes waves with more shirtless photos – this time at the beach

... prized national treasures”. A satirical news website, the Syrup Trap, poked fun at the online obsession over the prime minister's physique with a story...

Labour should consider Justin Trudeau's tactics, says ex-Brown adviser

Labour could learn from Justin Trudeau's Canadian Liberals if they want to win the next election by “calmly explaining what extra government borrowing could pay...

Iraq war resisters who fled to Canada ask Justin Trudeau to allow ...

Years after crossing the border to avoid heading back to war, former US soldiers live in fear of being deported home to face potential jail...

Canadian hostage Robert Hall killed by militants, Philippines confirms

CBC.ca“It is with deep sadness and anger that I can report we have reason to believe that a Canadian citizen, Robert Hall – held hostage...

Justin Trudeau 'dissatisfied' with how Chinese minister treated journalist

Speaking on Friday in Winnipeg, Justin Trudeau said his government had addressed the public scolding with China. The prime minister said that Stéphane Dion, Canada's...

Stephen Harper's Conservative praise triggers bad memories for Canadians

Speaking at a Conservative policy convention on Thursday, Harper thanked the party faithful. “While the election last fall did not yield the results we hoped...

Steady on, Justin Trudeau. You're meant to be the good guy

Canada's prime minister, the Liberal Justin Trudeau, had what we might call an interesting moment in the House of Commons in Ottawa last week. Trudeau,...

Elbowgate: is it the end of the Justin Trudeau honeymoon?

The world reached peak Trudeaumania late last month, when Marie Claire, the British women's magazine, ran an article under the headline: Justin Trudeau: full time...

More than 'just a poster boy'? Canadians on Justin Trudeau, six months in

Canada's prime minister is no ordinary politician – Justin Trudeau has been pictured balancing babies with one hand, dancing to bhangra music, and showing off...

'This is how Canada brings it': Justin Trudeau does press-ups for Invictus Games – video

Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau joins Invictus athletes to do some press-ups on Tuesday to help promote the 2016 Games in Orlando, US. In the...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau dons the gloves at New York boxing gym – video

The youthful leader Trudeau stepped into the ring and shared some of his best moves in the ring with a group of young athletes from...

Green Party leader Elizabeth May to deliver electoral reform talk

VICTORIA - Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May will be in Victoria, P.E.I. on May 1 to talk about electoral reform. “Reforming the way...

Thomas Mulcair steps down as leader of Canada's New Democrats

Mulcair led in opinion polls when the general election campaign started. His party, with the second most seats in the House of Commons, had been...

God Save Justin Trudeau: film uses boxing as metaphor for Canada's election

The blazing lights of the boxing ring flashed that night in 2012 in Ottawa, Canada, for the “Thrilla on the Hilla”. The beat was heavy,...

Canadian party leader Thomas Mulcair calls Donald Trump a 'fascist'

Mulcair also attacked Trudeau's reticence to speak frankly about Trump. “I will not hesitate to point out the fact that Mr Trudeau just shrugs his...

Why Justin Trudeau and other world leaders love a yoga pose

Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada, famed feminist and man with a very nice face, can seemingly do no wrong. He appears to have the...

Canada is Justin Trudeau, but it is also Rob Ford

As the world's media struggles to explain the Donald Trump contagion, it has found a ready antidote in Canada's dashing new Liberal prime minister, Justin...

It's not just Canada that loves Justin Trudeau – the rest of the world does too

The night Justin Trudeau was elected as Canada's prime minister was nothing short of magical. I'm serious: on 19 October 2015, the Conservative government was...

Pandamonium: Justin Trudeau meets newly-named Canadian panda cubs

But as of next week they will go on display to the public. The cubs marked their 100th day in January, the point at which...

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau condemns attack on Syrian refugees

. Syrian refugees, including children, were pepper-sprayed during an event at a Muslim centre in Vancouver, an incident police are treating as a hate crime.

Canada presses pause on austerity after Justin Trudeau's election win

After almost a decade of deep-right conservatism, Canada's political landscape experienced a major shift on 19 October with a dramatic come-from-behind national election win by...

Five exciting new career opportunities for outgoing Canada PM Stephen Harper

Now that Stephen Harper has resigned as the Conservative party leader of Canada, he may be wondering what will come next. He's held the post...

I couldn't vote Stephen Harper out. But who runs Canada still affects me

When I talk about “home”, I always mean Canada. I'm a proud Canadian citizen; I hold no other passport. Still, international experience is a value...

Canada election: prime minister Stephen Harper casts his vote – video

Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper casts his vote in the country's general election on Monday. Polls are showing a strong prospect that Harper's Conservatives will...

Canada elections: Stephen Harper rallies diehards in final poll push

Inside the arena, prime minister Stephen Harper, along with a raft of Conservative candidates, made his final pitch to the “Ford Nation”, the group of...

Canada's real barbarism? Stephen Harper's dismembering of the country

Conservative leader and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper listens to a question during a campaign event in Ottawa, Canada, August 16, 2015. Canadians go to...

Stephen Harper is the last remnant of George W Bush in North America

I frequently tell my American friends, who know little about Canada, that Stephen Harper is the last remnant of the George W Bush administration in...

Elizabeth May pays greenest of green visit to Charlottetown Tuesday

Elizabeth May, national Green Party Leader, and Charlottetown candidate, Becka Viau with her daughter Meike Brown, pose for a photograph by a supporter when May...

Stephen Harper forced to address 'heartbreaking situation' of Kurdi family

At a campaign stop, Harper directly addressed the Kurdi family's tragedy, calling it a truly “heartbreaking situation”. The Conservative leader reiterated his promised that if...

Canada is in a recession, and other things Stephen Harper refuses to admit

Though it might be nice to at least have the choice to not-elect a person of color some day, incumbent Stephen Harper – after nine...

Tom Mulcair and Canada's New Democrat party lead push for change

Squinting slightly in the glare of the summer sun, Tom Mulcair stepped up to the podium in Montreal's sprawling Mount-Royal park and made his appeal...

Canada's Liberals face bleak future – is it too late for Justin Trudeau to ...

Justin Trudeau was a popular but untested politician when he stepped into the ring to meet a tough-looking brawler from the Conservative party of Canada.

Mother Canada? This is Stephen Harper's most un-Canadian gift to the nation

This is election year in Canada. The brooding piece of neoliberal nasty that is Prime Minister Stephen Harper – you know, the guy with the...

Justin Trudeau leaving PEI abortion policy to Wade MacLauchlan

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau appears to be taking a decidedly hands-off approach to the P.E.I. Liberal party's abortion policy. During his visit in Prince...

Ottawa shooting: Stephen Harper oversees resumption of guard duties

Hundreds of people, including prime minister Stephen Harper, gathered on Friday afternoon to watch the resumption of the honor guard, which had been suspended since...

Thomas Mulcair will visit Island next Saturday for nominating meeting

Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair will visit Prince Edward Island Oct. 18 to attend the party's federal nominating meeting in Egmont that night in Abram-Village.

Departure of Lady Butler-Sloss puts Theresa May under pressure

The home secretary, Theresa May, has no immediate replacement lined up to take over from Lady Butler-Sloss, who resigned as chair of the inquiry into...

Elizabeth Butler-Sloss is natural choice to lead child abuse inquiry

Hard as it may seem to believe amid the lengthening parade of public figures being outed as paedophiles, in those days there was still widespread...

Elizabeth Harrower: Australia's buried literary treasure is unearthed

(blog) (blog)Her novels may have been rediscovered, but over the past few months she has shredded 300 pages of diaries notes, jottings and letters,...

HMS Queen Elizabeth: vital statistics

(blog) (blog)30 May 2013 The Maracana stadium, where renovations work for the upcoming Confederations Cup and The HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of...

Fathers of Confederation 'dreamed a magnificent dream': Harper

iPolitics.ca (subscription) Prime Minister Stephen Harper, along with his wife Laureen and their children Ben and Rachel, arrive for Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in...

Harper snubs premier to avoid debate over EI?

For the most part, Prime Minister Stephen Harper stayed on message and on script during a visit Thursday to Charlottetown. It was a textbook trip...

Stephen Harper on EI changes

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he doesn't believe any out-migration from P.E.I. is linked to changes his government has made to the Employment Insurance system.

Stephen Harper on abortion

Prime Minister Stephen Harper responds to The Guardian on the topic of abortion after the newspaper reported that P.E.I. Liberal MP Lawrence MacAulay needed clarification...

Muckaty nuclear dump defeat is a huge victory for Aboriginal Australia ...

In relation to Muckaty, there may be many Aboriginal people who have an interest in the land under customary law. The NLC is charged with...

Hillary Clinton will 'certainly not' decide about 2016 presidential this year

Vice-president Joe Biden, Maryland governor Martin O'Malley and first-term Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren are also considered possibilities. "I just want to get through this year,...

Elizabeth Is Missing review – Emma Healey's dementia detective story

She may behave like a woman with vascular dementia, but expresses herself in her internal voice exactly like a novelist, in beautiful sentences, as if...

Love Game by Elizabeth Wilson; Break Point by Kevin Mitchell; Tennis Maestros ...

The game's eroticism may help explain why tennis has attracted so many outsiders and misfits. While Wilson doesn't quite claim tennis as a "gay" sport,...