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Canadian police investigate poisoned letter sent to President Donald Trump

A police team specializing in investigations related to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear substances and explosives is carrying out an operation in a southern suburb of Montreal related to a ricin-laced letter sent to U.S. President Donald Trump, Canadian police officials »

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Canada lukewarm to Trump’s Middle East ‘peace plan’

Canada will “carefully examine the details of the U.S. initiative for the Middle East peace process,” Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne said Tuesday, calling for a negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The carefully worded statement avoided any assessment of »

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Washington and Tehran at impasse as Trump threatens Iran with ‘obliteration’

Washington and Tehran have reached a dangerous impasse as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if it attacked “anything American,” with Iranian officials calling White House actions “mentally retarded,” says a Canadian expert on »

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Trudeau travels to Washington next week for meeting with Trump

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is travelling to Washington next week for talks with President Donald Trump, the Prime Minister’s Office announced Thursday. During their meeting on June 20, the two leaders will discuss the ratification of the new North American »

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PMO denies Trump’s claim he snubbed Trudeau

The Prime Minister’s Office is refuting claims by U.S. President Donald Trump who said Wednesday he turned down a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau because he was unhappy with Canada’s stance at the NAFTA negotiating table and Ottawa’s refusal »

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Trudeau tears into Putin but stays mum on Trump

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau blasted Russian President Vladimir Putin while avoiding criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump today when asked about his reaction to Monday’s controversial press conference between the two leaders in Finland. Speaking to reporters in Sutherlands River, »

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Trump blasts Canada, calls for Russia to be returned to G8

Hours before he boarded Air Force One to fly to Quebec for the G7 meeting, U.S. President Donald Trump launched a series of fresh salvos at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and called on Russia to be readmitted to the exclusive »

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Trump brought up War of 1812 in testy phone call with Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump had a testy phone call on May 25 over new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration targeting steel and aluminum imports coming from Canada, CNN reported and CBC confirmed Wednesday. Trump invoked the »

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Freeland welcomes Trump’s suggestion of NAFTA talks extension

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump’s newfound flexibility on NAFTA renegotiations. In an interview Thursday with the Wall Street Journal, the president indicated he’s open to extending the March deadline for concluding talks aimed at »

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Canada abstained from UN Jerusalem vote

Canada was among 35 countries that abstained from the United Nations’ General Assembly vote on U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move its embassy there. Nine countries voted against the motion, and 128 voted »