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UN approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

TORONTO — The World Health Organization has granted an emergency authorization to AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine, a move that should allow the U.N. agency's partners...

Ottawa to define “prior consent” through dialogue with First Nations: Lametti

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti says Ottawa can build a shared understanding of free, prior and informed consent with Indigenous Peoples into a...

Trudeau tells United Nations to address COVID-19 inequality amid vaccine advances

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is telling the United Nations General Assembly that the world's fight against COVID-19 doesn't end with the successful...

Trudeau urges largest countries in the world to support UN biodiversity plan

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling on countries with the largest land mass to do more to protect the biodiversity of their...

Prime Minister appoints Bob Rae as Ambassador to the United Nations

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Bob Rae as the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the...

Historic, physically-distant vote at UN determines Canada’s Security Council bid

OTTAWA — Today could be decision day for what could be Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's biggest foreign policy gambit: Canada's bid for a temporary...

UN Security Council needs Canada post-pandemic, akin to Second World War: PM

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council is more relevant now because of the need...

Trudeau faces tough campaigning in Africa for UN Security Council seat

OTTAWA — Observers say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a lot of ground to make up in Canada's campaign for a seat on the...

Canada looking at military engineers, on-the-ground training for peacekeeping

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says Canada is exploring the possible deployment of military engineers as the Liberal government considers ways to step...

UN watchdog critical of government delays with new corporate ethics ombud

OTTAWA — A United Nations rights watchdog says Canada's international reputation will be damaged if it doesn't follow through and give real power to...

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