Canadian PM Trudeau begs forgiveness for brownface photo as new incidents emerge

Canadian PM Trudeau begs forgiveness for brownface photo as new incidents emerge

One photo shows Mr Trudeau in a turban and robe with dark make-up on his hands, face and neck.

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Justin Trudeau campaign hit by row over ‘brownface’ photo

Justin Trudeau campaign hit by row over ‘brownface’ photo

The Canadian prime minister was photographed during his teaching career prior to entering politics.

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Justin Trudeau kicks off Canada election campaign with polls showing close race

Justin Trudeau kicks off Canada election campaign with polls showing close race

Votes will be cast on October 21 with the opposition performing strongly.

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Man charged with breaking and entering after ‘leaving photocopy of his face’

Man charged with breaking and entering after ‘leaving photocopy of his face’

According to police in Toronto, 54-year-old Gary Samuel Lambe broke in, ate some food and went – leaving behind a photocopy of his face.

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Cork based tug sails over a third of the way to Canada to tow crippled cargo ship to safety

Cork based tug sails over a third of the way to Canada to tow crippled cargo ship to safety

An Irish salvage company has towed a crippled ocean-going cargo ship to safety after successfully completing a long-range towing operation.

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Canada stops Hong Kong consulate staff going to China

Canada stops Hong Kong consulate staff going to China

The move comes days after British Consulate worker Simon Cheng Man-kit was detained there.

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Justin Trudeau criticised by ethics watchdog in ‘conflict of interest’ case

Justin Trudeau criticised by ethics watchdog in ‘conflict of interest’ case

The report comes shortly before campaigning gets under way for the October 21 general election.

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Man fights off grizzly bear with penknife in Canada

Man fights off grizzly bear with penknife in Canada

A man has fought off a grizzly bear with a small penknife after he was charged at by the animal in Canada.

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Canadian police expand hunt for suspects sought in three killings

Canadian police expand hunt for suspects sought in three killings

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police report that officers are investigating a tip the suspects may be in or near York Landing, Manitoba.

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Cambodia vows to return plastic waste shipments from US and Canada

Cambodia vows to return plastic waste shipments from US and Canada

The Environment Ministry said 1,600 tons of waste was found in 83 containers in the country’s main port.

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Two wounded as shots fired at victory parade for NBA champions in Toronto

Two wounded as shots fired at victory parade for NBA champions in Toronto

Prime minister Justin Trudeau remained on stage while the ceremony was briefly interrupted.

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Meet Vancouver’s two new mascots: Pee and Poo

Meet Vancouver’s two new mascots: Pee and Poo

They’re out there spreading the message that wipes are not flushable.

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Canada PM Trudeau ousts ex-ministers amid SNC-Lavalin scandal

Canada PM Trudeau ousts ex-ministers amid SNC-Lavalin scandal

Former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould tweeted she will not be a Liberal candidate in the autumn election.

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Seven children die in Canadian house fire

Seven children die in Canadian house fire

Seven children, all members of a Syrian family who arrived in Canada about two years ago, have died in a fire that witnesses said quickly engulfed a suburban home.

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Woman charged with throwing chairs from Toronto high-rise balcony

Woman charged with throwing chairs from Toronto high-rise balcony

Marcella Zoia, 19, turned herself in and will appear in court, police said.

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Canadian gay village serial killer sentenced to life in prison

Canadian gay village serial killer sentenced to life in prison

Bruce McArthur sexually assaulted, killed and dismembered men he met in Toronto.

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Canadian town calls feds after seal invasion causes havoc

Canadian town calls feds after seal invasion causes havoc

"There's seals on the road, there's seals in people's driveways, the backyards, the parking lots, the doorways, the businesses."

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Trudeau says Canada not involved with arrest of Huawei executive

Trudeau says Canada not involved with arrest of Huawei executive

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insists the country had nothing to do with the arrest of a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.

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The ominous third-place finish of a white supremacist in Toronto

The ominous third-place finish of a white supremacist in Toronto

The 2018 Toronto municipal election played out as most people expected it to, with John Tory cruising to a second term as mayor, writes Brian Budd.

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Family offers reward for information over billionaire’s death

Family offers reward for information over billionaire’s death

Lawyer Brian Greenspan said Toronto police have not properly handled the case.

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