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MPs vote unanimously to urge Canada to resettle 10,000 displaced Uyghur people

Members of Parliament have unanimously called on Ottawa to start a refugee program to resettle 10,000 Uyghurs fleeing persecution in China.

Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly says Cameroon peace talks 'messy' but should continue

Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly gave no explanation Tuesday for Cameroon claiming it never sought Canada's help in peace talks. She said Ottawa still wants to broker a deal.

Former Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe seeks to contest Canadian sanctions in Federal Court

Former Haitian prime minister Laurent Lamothe is asking a judge to strike down sanctions Canada imposed on him over claims he supported gangs that have unleashed a humanitarian crisis in Haiti.

Ottawa to attempt seizure of Russian oligarch's assets — a first for sanctions regime

The federal government plans to target a Russian oligarch using a law that allows it to confiscate and divert assets held by people who have been sanctioned, said Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly.

Visa issues at COP15 biodiversity summit in Montreal could be due to UN delays

The COP15 conference on biodiversity loss is underway in Montreal, but hundreds of delegates from developing countries are missing out due to visa issues that could stem from the United Nations issuing late accreditations.

Cabinet ministers decline request to testify on Afghan aid restrictions as desperation grows

Three federal ministers have declined to testify in front of a group of senators looking into why Canadian humanitarian groups have been blocked from working in Afghanistan out of fear of running afoul of Canadian terrorism laws.

HIV activists hope World AIDS Day marks an end to backsliding on infections, stigma

HIV activists are marking World AIDS Day by urging Ottawa to help stop a global backslide in progress on stemming infections and stigma.

IRCC finds no fault in Montreal AIDS summit visa debacle

Advocates allege that the federal immigration department's policies are racist, and warn that issues that prevented some African delegates from attending July's AIDS 2022 summit could repeat at the COP15.

Haitian leaders must all agree before Canada would lead a potential military intervention, Trudeau says

A potential Canadian military intervention in Haiti can't happen unless all political parties in the troubled nation agree to it, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday.

Trudeau at French-speaking summit in Tunisia amid 'battle of influence' for Africa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in Tunisia for the Francophonie Summit, a gathering of French-speaking countries grappling with chaos in Haiti, soaring food prices and anxiety over the language's role in the digital age.

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