All posts tagged "canada"

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, shakes hands with United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations headquarters  Wednesday March 16, 2016. (Adrian Wyld /The Canadian Press via AP)
    Canada PM says he has no problem calling himself a feminist

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has no problem calling himself a feminist but that every time he mentions it, the “Twitterverse explodes.” Trudeau, who assembled a Cabinet with an equal number...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau depart from a bilateral news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
    Obama hosts dinner for new Canada sensation named Justin

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The first state dinner of President Barack Obama’s final year honors Canada and its newest sensation named Justin: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The nation that produced singer Justin Bieber now also claims the dashing...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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    O Canada! University will soon be free for low-income Ontario students

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s most populous province is offering free university and college for low-income students. The pledge in the Ontario government’s 2016-17 budget is to introduce a student grant that would entirely pay for college or...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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  • This Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 photo provided by the Ontario Provincial Police shows a snow covered vehicle in Brussels, Ontario. An 80-year-old man has been charged after driving the car that was almost completely covered in snow with only the driver’s side windshield visible. (Sgt. Russell Nesbitt/Ontario Provincial Police via AP)
    DUS? DWS? Man charged for driving car almost completely covered in snow

    TORONTO (AP) — An 80-year-old man was charged after driving a car that was almost completely covered in snow with only a portion of the driver’s side windshield cleared for vision, police said. Ontario Provincial Police said...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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    Korea Times project: Toronto Koreatown has feel of Seoul, look of LA

    By Peter Pak TORONTO — Toronto, the largest city in Canada, feels a lot like Seoul, made of tall buildings and storefronts on top of storefronts. It has neither the rushed busyness of New York nor the...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Hyeon Soo Lim, center, who pastors the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, is escorted to his sentencing in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced a Canadian pastor to life in prison with hard labor on Wednesday for what it called crimes against the state. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
    N. Korea rebukes Canada for taking issue with its ruling against pastor

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea slammed Canada Tuesday for taking issue with the North’s “fair” ruling over a   Korean Canadian pastor who has been sentenced to hard labor for life in the North. Last week, North...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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    Park calls for strengthening ties with Canada

    By Kim Kwang-tae MANILA (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye called for strengthening cooperation with Ottawa as she met Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wednesday on the sidelines of an annual summit of Asia-Pacific leaders in the...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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