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  • OTTAWA, Feb 19- The former Canadian justice minister at the center of allegations of wrongdoing by government officials said on Tuesday she would break her silence as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's team sought to defuse the biggest crisis of his career. The Liberal government has been on the defensive since the Globe and Mail newspaper reported on Feb. 7 that...

  • OTTAWA, Feb 13- A Canadian parliamentary committee on Wednesday rejected an opposition bid to question senior officials about allegations of political interference involving a construction company that are becoming a problem for Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Former Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould quit unexpectedly on...

  • OTTAWA, Feb 13- The Canadian parliament's justice committee on Wednesday rejected an opposition bid to question senior officials about allegations of political interference that are becoming a problem for Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Former Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould quit unexpectedly on Tuesday amid allegations she...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba/ OTTAWA, Feb 12- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, facing a political crisis, on Tuesday said he was surprised his veterans affairs minister quit amid allegations she had been pressured to go easy on a major firm when she was justice minister. Trudeau told reporters that Jody Wilson-Raybould had not raised any concerns with him about how...

  • *CANADA'S TRUDEAU SAYS NO ONE, INCLUDING FORMER VETERANS AFFAIRS MINISTER, RAISED ANY CONCERNS ABOUT HOW HIS GOV'T HANDLED THE SNC-LAVALIN MATTER. *CANADA'S TRUDEAU SAYS THERE IS A REAL DANGER OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES IF FORMER JUSTICE MINISTER IS ALLOWED TO REVEAL DETAILS OF PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS ABOUT SNC-LAVALIN CASE. *CANADA'S TRUDEAU SAYS HE DOES NOT...

  • OTTAWA, Feb 11- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday welcomed a probe into whether officials improperly tried to help construction company SNC-Lavalin Group Inc, making clear he sought to ride out a potential scandal just months ahead of elections. Independent ethics commissioner Mario Dion said he would look into allegations, first raised by...

  • OTTAWA, Feb 11- Canada's independent ethics commissioner said on Monday he was probing allegations that the office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may have improperly tried last year to help construction company SNC-Lavalin Group Inc avoid criminal trial. Mario Dion made the announcement in a letter he sent to two opposition legislators who had asked him...

  • OTTAWA, Feb 11- Canada's independent ethics commissioner said on Monday he was probing allegations that the office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pressured former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to help construction company SNC-Lavalin Group Inc avoid criminal trial. Mario Dion made the announcement in a letter he sent to two opposition...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba/ BEIJING, Feb 5- A political dispute between China and Canada over the arrest of a Huawei executive is slowing canola shipments through Chinese ports and causing some importers to hesitate to buy from their biggest supplier, according to interviews with a dozen traders. Since Canadian authorities arrested Huawei Chief Financial Officer...

  • MADRID/ OTTAWA, Feb 4- Major European nations joined the United States on Monday in recognizing opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate head of state, while members of a separate regional bloc kept up the pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The coordinated recognition by a flood of European Union nations including Britain,...

  • *Spain, Britain, France, Germany among those backing Guaido. MADRID/ CARACAS, Feb 4- Major European nations joined the United States on Monday in recognizing opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate head of state, as a separate regional bloc met in Canada to pressure socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The coordinated move by 11 nations including...

  • OTTAWA, Feb 4- A major bloc of Latin American nations and Canada will discuss on Monday how to maintain pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold new elections as he faces widespread calls to resign after last year's disputed presidential vote. Sources briefed on the matter said that the 14- nation Lima Group looked set, though, to hold off imposing...

  • OTTAWA, Feb 4- A major bloc of Latin American nations and Canada will discuss on Monday how to maintain pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold new elections as he faces widespread calls to resign after last year's disputed presidential vote. Sources briefed on the matter said that the 14- nation Lima Group looked set, though, to hold off imposing...

  • OTTAWA/ TORONTO, Jan 31- Canada's Liberal government will propose a limited expansion to the country's universal healthcare system in the spring budget, to cover part of the cost of prescription drugs, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The modest broadening of the healthcare program is set to become one of Prime Minister Justin...

  • Huawei case, says Canada is a rule of law@. Jan 23- Huawei Technologies Co Ltd:. *CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU, ASKED ABOUT CANADIAN AMBASSADOR TO BEIJING'S COMMENTS ON HUAWEI CASE, SAYS CANADA IS A RULE OF LAW Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:.

  • CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU, ASKED ABOUT CANADIAN AMBASSADOR TO BEIJING'S COMMENTS ON HUAWEI CASE, SAYS CANADA IS A RULE OF LAW.

  • China last week threatened repercussions if Ottawa blocked Huawei, a warning the Canadian government dismissed. "Canada's government should ignore the threats and ban Huawei from Canada's 5 G networks to protect the security of Canadians," he wrote in the Globe and Mail. "If China would resort to putting Canadians to death to defend its corporate national...

  • SHERBROOKE, Quebec, Jan 18- Canada's government on Friday dismissed China's warning of repercussions if Ottawa banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment to 5 G networks, saying it would not compromise on security. China's ambassador to Canada issued the threat on Thursday as relations between the two nations continued to deteriorate after...

  • OTTAWA, Jan 17- China's envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa there would be repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment to Canadian 5 G networks, the latest blast in a deepening bilateral dispute. Relations between China and Canada turned frosty last month after Canadian authorities arrested Meng...

  • This photo taken on January 14, 2019 shows the Dalian Intermediate People's Court before the retrial of Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg on drug trafficking charges, in Dalian, China's northeast Liaoning province.

    China said on Wednesday it was "not worried in the slightest" by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to a Canadian for drug smuggling.