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Canadian province to ban public workers from wearing religious symbols

03 March, 2019 12:02 am 12:02 am

OTTAWA (Reuters) – The Canadian province of Quebec will ban public sector employees from wearing religious symbols during work hours, in legislation introduced on Thursday, a controversial move that critics say targets Muslim women who wear hijabs or other head coverings. The proposed law sets the province’s right-leaning Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) government on a … Read More

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Canadian teenager through to Rio Open final

02 February, 2019 10:16 am 10:16 am

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime became the youngest man to reach an ATP 500 final when he overcame Pablo Cuevas 6-3 3-6 6-3 to progress to the final of the Rio Open. The 18-year-old will meet Laslo Djere on Sunday in a battle of first-time finalists after the Serbian’s opponent Aljaz … Read More

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Chinese court sentences Canadian to death; Trudeau blasts move

01 January, 2019 11:46 pm 11:46 pm

BEIJING/OTTAWA (Reuters) – A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to be executed for drug smuggling, prompting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accuse China of using the death penalty arbitrarily. The ruling, and Trudeau’s reaction, could aggravate already sour relations between Beijing and Ottawa following the arrest of a senior Chinese executive … Read More

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Canadian detained in China questioned daily, no lawyer access, not allowed ...

12 December, 2018 10:23 am 10:23 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – A former Canadian diplomat detained in China is being denied legal representation and is not allowed to turn the lights off at night, people familiar with the situation said, offering new details on the highly charged and closely watched case. China last week detained two Canadians – Michael Kovrig, a former diplomat … Read More

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Pakistan fully respects Asia Bibi’s legal rights, Qureshi tells Canadian ...

11 November, 2018 11:32 pm 11:32 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Foreign Office on Tuesday confirmed the report of talks about Asia Bibi – who acquitted by the apex court in blasphemy case – held between the Canadian foreign minister and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi a day earlier through telephonic conversation. Dr Muhammad Faisal tweeted that the Canadian foreign minister … Read More

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A Canadian tweet in a Saudi king’s court crosses a red line

08 August, 2018 9:00 am 9:00 am

OTTAWA/RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – For years, Canadian pressure on human rights in Saudi Arabia had elicited no more than a standard rejection. But all that changed last week, when a Canadian complaint was translated into Arabic and set off a diplomatic row. When Riyadh responded to a call from Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland to release … Read More

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