Foreign minister raised troubling U.S. report on ‘Havana syndrome’ with Cuban counterpart

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he raised with his Cuban counterpart a troubling new report by leading U.S. scientists that found the most plausible cause of ‘Havana syndrome’ is … Read More

Canada will not be doing another repatriation amid coronavirus pandemic: Champagne

The federal government will not be repatriating any more travelling Canadians as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc around the world, the country’s foreign affairs minister said. Francois-Philippe Champagne made … Read More

Foreign affairs minister to meet with Belarus opposition leader on trip to Europe

OTTAWA – Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is putting his frequent flyer points where his mouth is. Champagne says he is determined to project Canada’s foreign policy as a defender … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau thanks Taiwan directly for ‘generous’ mask donation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday thanked the island nation of Taiwan for donating medical masks to Canada amid the coronavirus pandemic, one day after his foreign minister dodged repeated … Read More

Coronavirus: Champagne dodges naming Taiwan when pressed to thank nation for mask donation

When China donated medical supplies to help Canada in battling the coronavirus pandemic, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne turned to Twitter to thank the country directly. But after the small … Read More

Coronavirus: Canadians say they’re leaving Coral Princess cruise ship docked in Florida

There were 97 Canadian passengers aboard the ship, which left Santiago, Chile, on March 5 and docked in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Friday.

Coronavirus: Champagne says efforts to repatriate Canadians ‘on a scale we’ve never seen’

Though hundreds of Canadians were repatriated on a flight from Morocco on Saturday, thousands more remain stranded abroad over tight travel and border restrictions put in place to fight the … Read More

Maritimers stranded in Guatemala riding emotional ‘rollercoaster’ of COVID-19

Two Maritimers and one Albertan stranded in Guatemala are calling on the Trudeau government to end their emotional “roller coaster” and bring them home. Indigo Christ of Halifax, Laura Robinson … Read More

Canada’s foreign affairs minister tested for COVID-19

Posted March 19, 2020 1:53 pm Updated March 19, 2020 2:01 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister … Read More

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