Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win third term but fall short of securing majority

Canadians have chosen another minority Liberal government – almost identical to the one it replaced – to finish the fight against COVID-19 and rebuild the shattered economy. Precisely how stable a minority remains to be seen, as results were still trickling in and there were tight contests in dozens of ridings as the clock startedContinue reading “Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win third term but fall short of securing majority”

Early Canada election call backfires on Trudeau, who now trails in polls

Canada’s Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finds himself behind in polls ahead of a snap election he called hoping his management of the COVID-19 crisis would propel him to victory. Trudeau called the Sept. 20 election last month, two years ahead of schedule. At the time, his Liberals were well ahead and looked likely toContinue reading “Early Canada election call backfires on Trudeau, who now trails in polls”

Canada Designates ‘Neo-Fascist’ Proud Boys as Terrorist Entity

Canada became the first country Wednesday to formally designate the Proud Boys a terrorist entity, according to the nation’s public safety ministry. The ministry said in a statement the group was “a neo-fascist organization” that “played a pivotal role in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol” in Washington. The ministry said Canadian officials were already consideringContinue reading “Canada Designates ‘Neo-Fascist’ Proud Boys as Terrorist Entity”

Canada declares far-right Proud Boys a ‘terrorist’ organisation

Canada lists 13 groups as ‘terrorist entities’, saying ideological extremism poses ‘most significant’ security threat. Canada has added the far-right Proud Boys organisation to its list of “terrorist entities”, following pressure from lawmakers to take a harder line against far-right extremism after the deadly riot at the United States Capitol last month. In a newsContinue reading “Canada declares far-right Proud Boys a ‘terrorist’ organisation”

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