MANILA, Philippines — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he raised concerns about human rights and extrajudicial killings in the Philippines when he met Tuesday with President Rodrigo Duterte, whose war on drugs has earned widespread condemnation for leaving thousands of suspects dead.
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MONTREAL—A Montreal man said he and other residents were shocked and saddened after a war memorial was defaced with graffiti on Remembrance Day.
Berj Merdjanian said he saw the lettering early Saturday morning when he went to work at his photo studio in the city's Saint-Laurent borough.
PORT HARDY, B.C.—First Nations' protesters at a salmon farm off the northern coast of Vancouver Island are vowing to stay despite court action aimed at forcing them out.
Marine Harvest Canada, which runs the farm, has asked the B.C. Supreme Court for an injunction to remove protesters from its Midsummer Island farm, located about 50 km east of Port Hardy in the Broughton Archipelago.
EDMONTON—The Canadian government says it lacked the scientific evidence to determine if oilsands tailings ponds were leaking into waterways and hurting fish.
But the government adds it continues to work on methods to determine if chemicals associated with bitumen in groundwater are natural, or the result of industry.
TORONTO—The Ontario government has ordered the province's colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of a faculty strike that has cancelled classes for a month.
OTTAWA—As Liberal MPs spend this week in their ridings, they are tasked with reminding Canadians what they have done since the last election as they start boosting their efforts to convince voters they deserve to stay.
TABER, Alta.—Alberta wildlife officials are investigating the discovery of close to 100 dead geese apparently dumped on a family's farm.
Twyla Valgardson said her husband, Wayne, was driving through their property near Taber on Wednesday when he noticed some dead birds scattered in the snow.
She added when he investigated further, he realized there were likely several dozen.
If a group of First Nations get their wish, Calgary will be renamed Wichispa Oyade—Stoney Nakoda terms that roughly translate to mean elbow town.
The Stoney Nakoda have applied to have a long list of well-known places across southern Alberta changed to reflect traditional names given by their people.
MONTREAL—A Montreal shopping mall has been criticized for its decision to trot out Santa Claus about an hour before ceremonies are held on Remembrance Day to honour Canada's war dead.
St. Nick will be at Place Versailles tomorrow morning—a move described by some social media users as a terrible lack of judgment.
A southwestern Ontario provincial park has been closed to the public after demonstrators blocked the front gate in support of a land claim.
A trailer was parked in front of the entrance to Pinery Provincial Park, located on the shores of Lake Huron, and a few people peacefully were demonstrating, provincial police said today.