Neither Canada's prime minister nor the U.S. secretary of state were showing their diplomatic cards on Friday, February 26, 2021, as the two countries discussed the plight of two Canadians languishing behind bars in China.
Joe Biden granted Justin Trudeau at least one of the items atop his wish list on Tuesday, as they met for the first time as president and prime minister: a pledge to help get two Canadians out of a Chinese prison.
Senators, city councillors, academics and human rights groups who fear Myanmar’s military takeover puts the Rohingya people at greater risk are calling on the federal government to renew the financial aid granted to the ethnic minority that's set to expire next month.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will conduct a small shuffle of his ministers today, January 12, 2021, before holing up later in the day for a cabinet retreat to plot strategy for the resumption of Parliament.
Touting the need for drastic action, Quebec became the first province to impose a curfew on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, as soaring COVID-19 infections across Canada intensified the strain on hospitals and prompted some Ontario morgues to run out of space.