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3.21.18

Canada Is Pissed Off About Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

The privacy commissioner is investigating, and politicians are calling for regulation.

6.17.16

Syrian refugees' new lives in Canada are anything but easy

Shortfalls of the Canadian government's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in the span of a few months are become clear as many are still seriously struggling to make ends meet, eight months after the start of the program.

6.6.16

China Is Throwing a Fit Because a Reporter Asked About Their Human Rights Record

"Your question is full of prejudice against China and arrogance," China's foreign minister Wang Yi told a reporter during a visit to Canada. "I don't know where that comes from. This is totally unacceptable."

4.26.16

Justin Trudeau Stresses ‘Canada Will Not Pay Ransom to Terrorists’ After Hostage Beheaded

On Monday, John Ridsdel, a former Canadian mining executive, was killed in the Philippines. He had been kidnapped alongside another Canadian man, a Norwegian and a Filipina woman by the militant group Abu Sayyaf in September.

4.20.16

Cops in Canada Have Seized a Drug 100 Times More Powerful Than Fentanyl

Police in Edmonton announced Wednesday they seized four kilograms of W-18, a synthetic opioid, in powder form during a raid carried out in December during a fentanyl investigation. It's 10,000 times more potent than morphine.

2.26.16

The Ontario Government Is Investigating Giving Everyone Free Money

Basic income is as Canadian as maple syrup.

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2.25.16

'A Canadian Is a Canadian': Liberals to Repeal Law That Strips Terrorists of Citizenship

The controversial Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, imposed by the previous Conservative regime, allows the government to revoke the citizenship of dual nationals who have been convicted of offenses related to spying, treason or terrorism.

1.8.16

Bill Blair Arrested Drug Dealers for a Living — Now He’s Going to Legalize Pot for Trudeau

Blair is known for being in charge of the Toronto police during the G20 summit, when more than 1,100 people were detained in what is said to be the largest mass arrest in the country's history.

12.30.15

The Year Canada Woke Up to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Justin Trudeau’s herculean plan to welcome in Syrian refugees — despite pushback following the Paris attacks by people worried terrorists would hide among them — has already shifted the perception of Canada on this score.

12.26.15

The Year the Trudeau Mystique Returned to Canada

It's been a while since the world took notice of Canada in this way. Justin Trudeau's election as prime minister has ushered in a new era of 'Trudeaumania' that his father started.

12.10.15

Justin Trudeau's Battle for Legal Weed in Canada Is Going to Be a Total Mess

Newly-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly promised to "legalize, regulate, and restrict" access to marijuana for recreational use in Canada, making it the first G7 nation to do so.

12.4.15

Justin Trudeau Promises New Gun Control, a Smaller Canadian Military, and Legal Weed

The speech from the throne, which kicks off a fresh sitting of Parliament, was delivered in the Senate chamber by Governor General David Johnston, as is custom.

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