Biden and Trudeau Renew the Ties Put to the Test by Trump

“The United States has no closer friend than Canada,” President Biden told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Mr. Biden’s first virtual meeting with a foreign leader.

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Canada’s Weapons Bill Would Allow Cities to Ban Handguns

The legislation, building on an assault weapon ban issued last year, would also make it easier to revoke gun licenses.

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How Biden Should Fix U.S.-Canada Relations

The Biden administration is working to recalibrate the relations between neighbors.

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Two Years After Legalizing Cannabis, Has Canada Kept Its Promises?

Legal pot has made Canadian justice a little fairer, with “heavily racialized” arrests for possession mostly ending. But vows on amnesty, illicit sales and Indigenous inclusion are works in progress.

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Justin Trudeau to Get Biden’s First Official Call to a Foreign Leader

Canadians welcome a renewed relationship with the United States after tolerating four years of insults and threats from the Trump administration.

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Canada’s Governor General Resigns Amid Reports of a Toxic Workplace

Julie Payette was Canada’s official head of state, a high-profile but largely ceremonial role. She was accused of publicly humiliating employees.

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Keystone Rejection Tests Trudeau’s Balancing Act on Climate and Energy

While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shares the incoming president’s climate change agenda, the Canadian leader is also a pipeline proponent.

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Canadian Politicians Face Ire After Taking Trips During the Holidays

Some members of Parliament have lost government posts after traveling out of the country on tropical vacations and family visits, when people were asked to stay home.

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Canada Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

Canada approved the same inoculation codeveloped by Pfizer that Britain authorized last week, and American regulators will consider on Thursday.

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U.S. Election Results Are Welcomed in Canada

Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala Harris both have warm ties to Canada, and are more in line with Canadian views on issues like climate change.

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Mi’kmaq Lobstermen in Nova Scotia Face Attacks by Fishermen

A battle over the lucrative lobster industry in Nova Scotia has become the latest flash point in a series of abuses of Indigenous people in Canada.

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Trudeau Promises Bold Plan for Canada in Throne Speech

The prime minister promised dramatic actions to fix the economy and more as Parliament resumes. But rising coronavirus cases may temper his ambition.

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Can Biden Fix What Trump Broke?

E.U. leaders are still learning to navigate a world ever more dangerous for them, while relations with the United States grow more and more awkward.

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Canada’s Conservatives Pick a Leader to Rival Scandal-Scarred Trudeau

The party, which has struggled to respond to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s liberal platform and personal popularity, hopes the new leader, Erin O’Toole, can change that.

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Trudeau Goes Before Parliament to Face Questions on Charity Scandal

The Canadian prime minister will testify before a Parliamentary committee. Will it raise more questions, or will he work his political magic and calm the frenzy?

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Won’t Cross the Border for Washington Summit

Mr. Trudeau was invited to the meeting this week to celebrate the official start of a new trade deal. But as Canada’s coronavirus preventer-in-chief, he hardly could go, experts said.

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Counting the Days Under Virus Lockdown by the Length of Trudeau’s Hair

Justin Trudeau has not had a haircut during the pandemic. Canadians are fascinated.

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Trudeau’s 21-Second Pause Becomes the Story in Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau struggled to find the words to answer a question about President Trump’s response to the protests roiling the United States.

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Canada Bans Assault Weapons in Wake of Deadly Mass Shooting

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the government had been in the process of introducing the ban when its agenda was overturned by the pandemic.

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Canada Will Have a Big Say on the Return of Major Sports in the U.S.

President Trump is pushing for the return of sports soon in the United States. Up in Canada, that’s not happening.

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In Detroit She’s a Hero. In Canada She’s Seen as a Potential Risk

About 1,600 health care workers commute from Windsor, Ontario, to hard-hit Detroit, prompting concerns they will carry coronavirus infections back.

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Justin Trudeau in Home Isolation: ‘Daddy’s on an Important Phone Call’

Canada’s prime minister has been a housekeeper and single parent to three children while running the nation, after his wife tested positive for the coronavirus.

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