BEIJING — A former Canadian diplomat detained in China last month does not enjoy diplomatic immunity, a Chinese spokeswoman said Monday, rejecting a complaint from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the man’s rights were being denied.
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OSHAWA, Ont.—Unionized workers at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont. staged a second work-stoppage after the company confirmed it would not reconsider plans to close the facility.
Unifor said the protest yesterday morning lasted close to two hours before it ended, and followed about a five-hour sit-down at the plant the evening before.
KAMLOOPS, B.C.—Indigenous people yesterday voiced their anger and frustration with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a chaotic town hall in Kamloops, B.C., loudly interrupting him to condemn the arrests of protesters at a pipeline blockade.
TORONTO—A Toronto-based publisher says Ontario's finance minister is pursuing legal action against Patrick Brown over allegations made in a tell-all book by the former Progressive Conservative leader.
TORONTO—Ontario elementary teachers have taken the government to court over the province's sex-ed curriculum in part because of a warning to educators that came along with it, their lawyer said yesterday.
OTTAWA—The relevance of the NDP in an election year will be put to the test next month in federal byelections called yesterday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Trudeau set Feb. 25 as the date for byelections in the Ontario riding of York-Simcoe, Montreal's Outremont, and B.C.'s Burnaby South—where NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is hoping to win a seat in the House of Commons.
MONTREAL—The federal government is working with security agencies and airports to develop measures to prevent drones from flying into space reserved for aircraft, Transport minister Marc Garneau said yesterday as he announced new regulations for drone operators.
OTTAWA—Scott Brison is quitting a political career he loves to spend more time with a cherished family that politics made possible.
After 22 years representing the Nova Scotia riding of Kings-Hants, initially as a Progressive Conservative MP before jumping to the Liberals in 2003, Brison told The Canadian Press it's time for a change.
MONTREAL—The family of a Quebec woman who went missing with her Italian friend in West Africa last month says it finally feels federal authorities are taking the case seriously following several frustrating days seeking answers from Ottawa.
TORONTO—Work to rebuild Ontario's Liberals gets underway in earnest this year after their decimation at the ballot box last spring, but the party may wait until after the fall federal election to chose a permanent new leader.