Freeland named deputy prime minister in Trudeau new cabinet

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced his new cabinet and Chrystia Freeland is moving from foreign affairs to become deputy prime minister. Freeland wil...

Canada revokes status of Syrian envoy

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's foreign minister has revoked the consular status of a supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad. The action comes a day after Foreign Minister Chrystia Freel...

Freeland calls acceptance of Syrian envoy unacceptable.

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's foreign minister is calling her government's approval of a known supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad to a consular job in Canada "unacceptable" and says she will take ac...

Trudeau's support holds after apology for wearing brownface

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface. Yet the scandal's f...

Trudeau's support holds after apology for wearing brownface

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface. Y...

Canada and EU voice support for Hong Kong protesters, urge dialogue over violence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday (Aug. 17), the foreign affairs chiefs of Canada and the European Union issued a joint statement condemning violence in Hong Kong, and also urged restraint by a...

Canada distances itself from ambassador on China warning

OTTAWA, Canada (AP) — Canadian officials are distancing themselves from a former ambassador who warned China that further trade disputes could lead to a less friendly government in Ottawa. ...

UK, Canada launch push to protect media freedom

LONDON (AP) — Britain and Canada are leading a push to secure more protections for journalists, saying a free press "protects society from the abuse of power." U.K. Foreign Secretary...

Correction: United States-Nicaragua

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a June 21 story about U.S. and Canadian sanctions imposed on some Nicaraguan officials, The Associated Press, referring to a press release, said Canada didn't immediately identify...

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island. Cabell...

Canada: Time for China to "break the silence" on Tiananmen

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's foreign minister said on the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre that it's time for Beijing to "break the silence." Chrystia Freeland said in a state...

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro's ...

Trump turbulence lags momentum for North American trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The momentum that supporters have tried to build for a new North American trade deal has run into some Trump turbulence. The Trump administration had taken steps in...

Climate change missing as US defends Arctic policy

ROVANIEMI, Finland (AP) — The Arctic is melting, but don't ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in th...

Canadian officials back Taiwan's participation in WHA

A member of the Canadian Parliament voiced support Sunday for Taiwan's participation in the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva. "Taiwan's meaningful participation in intern...