OTTAWA — The leaders of North America confront a rising tide of economic protectionism and nationalism as they hold a summit Wednesday in the Canadian capital.
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By Rob Gillies THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
TORONTO — Canada’s new assisted suicide law to be announced on Thursday will exclude non-Canadians, which means Americans won’t be able to travel to Canada to die.
TORONTO Canadian voters reclaimed their country’s liberal identity sending Justin Trudeau the son of one of the country’s most dynamic politicians ‚Äî to the prime minister’s office and ending nearly a decade of conservative leadership under Stephen Harper.
TORONTO Ken Taylor, Canada’s ambassador to Iran who sheltered Americans at his residence during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis has died. He was 81.
Taylor’s wife, Pat, said Ken died Thursday after a two-month battle with colon cancer.
TORONTO Canada has posted a budget surplus after six straight years of deficits.
The government announced Monday a $1.9 billion Canadian (US$1.4 billion) surplus for last year. It had been predicting a $2 billion Canadian ($1.5 billion) deficit with expectations for a surplus this year.
TORONTO — Police have closed off a number of blocks in Toronto’s downtown financial district because of an unstable antenna on the Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto.