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Trip to India not just political: Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau downplayed talk of a snub by the Indian government on his first state visit to the country this week, and cast his trip as being focused on building business and cultural ties and not just political ones. “We are here in such large number and …

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Five injured in Canada ‘act of terrorism’ – Suspect arrested

MONTREAL, Oct 1, (AFP): Canadian police arrested a man early Sunday suspected of stabbing an officer and injuring four pedestrians in a series of violent incidents being investigated as an “act of terrorism.” The crime spree began Saturday evening outside a football stadium in the western city of Edmonton and …

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US immigrants stream into Canada

CHAMPLAIN, NY, Aug 9, (AP): They have come from all over the United States, piling out of taxis, pushing strollers and pulling luggage, to the end of a country road in the north woods. Where the pavement stops, they pick up small children and lead older ones wearing Mickey Mouse …

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On rainy 150th birthday, nation celebrates the meaning of Canada

Canada’s long-anticipated 150th birthday celebrations on Saturday were marked by heavy rains and some protests, though the downpour failed to dampen spirits of revelers who thronged in large numbers to enjoy musical performances and parades. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off celebrations amid heavy security and some 25,000 people assembled …

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More troops deployed as Canada braces for worse fl ooding

With heavy rains persisting and waters still rising over much of waterlogged eastern Canada, the nation’s military on Sunday tripled the number of troops urgently working to evacuate thousands of residents. Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre declared a state of emergency for his city, allowing authorities to order mandatory evacuations from …

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Town on front line of crackdown – Community in Trump territory backs detained immigrant

EMERSON, Manitoba, Feb 28, (Agencies): Jaime French was jarred out of bed in Emerson, Manitoba early one morning this month by pounding at her front door, just yards from the US border. A face peered in through the window, flanked in the darkness by others. Outside were 16 asylum seekers, …

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Immigrants ‘risk’ perilous winter journey to Canada – Fear of deportation

TORONTO, Feb 13, (AP): After he was denied asylum in the US, Seidu Mohammed’s fear of being deported to his native Ghana, where he believes he’d be killed or jailed, became so great that he set out in brutal winter conditions to cross illegally into Canada. Mohammed and his friend …

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Mosque shooting kills 6 – Amir condoles Canada

QUEBEC CITY/TORONTO, Jan 30, (Agencies): Police were investigating a single suspect in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque that killed six people, with a second person who was arrested now considered a witness, authorities said on Monday. The sole suspect in the attack on Sunday evening prayers was Alexandre Bissonnette, …

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Canada lifts visa rule for Mexicans

Ottawa, Dec 1, 2016 (AFP) -Canada on Thursday rescinded travel restrictions on Mexicans, which were imposed in 2009 in an attempt to stem bogus refugee claims but became a major irritant in bilateral relations. The move comes as President-elect Donald Trump looks to restrict illegal entries from Mexico to the …

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