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First Nations activists and allies blocked an intersection in Toronto on Oct. 23, calling on the Canadian government to uphold treaty rights, respect Indigenous sovereignty across the nation, and protect Indigenous land defenders.

2020 Was the Year of Indigenous Activism in Canada

It’s time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to become a more ardent defender of Indigenous interests.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the NATO summit in Watford, England, on Dec. 4, 2019.

Canadians, Whether Left or Right, Are Glad to See Trump Go

Trump’s brand of populist conservatism had little appeal north of the border, but leaves a legacy of U.S.-style race politics.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the NATO summit in Watford, England, on Dec. 4, 2019.

Fear Gives Way to Pity As Canadians Await U.S. Election Results

There is now a widespread belief that their big neighbor is headed for a sociopolitical meltdown no matter who wins.

The flags of Nova Scotia and Canada fly at half-staff outside the Nova Scotia Royal Canadian Mounted Police headquarters in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, on April 19.

Canada’s Gun Laws Are Only as Good as Its Neighbor’s

The country’s worst mass shooting in decades shows that U.S.-sourced weapons still pose a problem, even if Trudeau tightens regulations.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau comments on the shooting in Nova Scotia during a news conference in Ottawa, Canada, on April 20.

How Canada Got Tough on Guns

Within weeks of a mass shooting, the Canadian government passed a ban on assault-style weapons despite widespread firearms ownership and vocal gun rights groups.

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Will Trudeau Survive Canada’s Next Vote?

The prime minister’s rise, fall, and possible rebirth.

Protestors demonstrate against a campaign visit by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Stoney Creek, Ontario, on Sept. 29.

Justin Trudeau’s Spectacular Self-Destruction

Canada’s prime minister was once seen as messianic. Now he’s become just another conventional politician fighting for reelection while plagued by scandals and blamed for unfulfilled promises.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waves goodbye as he departs a campaign stop in Niagara Falls, Ontario on Sept. 23.

How Canadian Politics Got So Dumb

With most of the big issues settled, politicians have turned to fighting hashtag wars. Here’s why that’s dangerous.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Consulate General in New York City on May 17, 2018.

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India-Pakistan tensions escalate, the United States accuses Iran of being behind attacks on Saudi Arabia, and the results of Israel’s election remain uncertain.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire pay their respects at the Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar on February 21, 2018.

Trudeau Won’t Wash Off His Blackface Scandal

Racist images taint a prime minister who painted himself as a liberal savior.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks through a trench during the commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 2017, in Lille, France.  (Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images)

Canada’s Golden Boy Loses His Shine

Damning testimony on a corporate scandal leaves Trudeau's future shaky.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) along with his wife Sophie Gregoire (L) pay their respects at the Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar, India on February 21, 2018.

Teflon Trudeau Is His Own Worst Enemy

In the absence of a serious political challenge from the left or right, Canada’s prime minister is suffering from self-inflicted damage.

US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shake hands during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on February 13, 2017. / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NAFTA Talks Off to a Rocky Start

Negotiations began Wednesday, but it doesn’t look promising.

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Undocumented Immigrants May Not Find Warm Welcome in Canada

A new poll shows nearly half of Canadians want border-crossers sent back to the United States.

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Mr. Kushner Goes to Calgary

As Trump turns up the heat on Mexico, Canada works to not get burned.

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In the Battle for His Legacy, Obama Opens a New Arctic Front On Trump

Obama’s surprise -- and potentially sticky ban -- on offshore drilling is the latest midnight regulation in the land of the midnight sun.

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