Liberal Leader and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau celebrates with supporters as he leaves the stage after the victory speech at his election night headquarters on October 21st, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. Trudeau remains in power with a Minority Government. Photograph: Cole Burston/Getty Images

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau hung on to power after a tight election on Monday that saw his government reduced to a minority, but aides pre(...)

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau attends a rally in Winnipeg, Canada. Photograph: Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, hit by scandals and locked in a near dead-heat ahead of Monday’s election, has taken his campaign on the offen(...)

Dr Hedy Fry: Politicians must “leave a mark behind to say, because I passed through this place the world is just one millimetre better”.

When Canadian MP Dr Hedy Fry first came to Dublin in the 1960s, there was “one Chinese restaurant, one Indian restaurant. It was very insular.” Fifty(...)

Justin Trudeau (R) fights Patrick Brazeau in their 2012 infamous boxing match.

On March 12th, 2012, two men stepped into a boxing ring for a fight that, though it lasted less than six minutes, may well have changed the direction (...)

Patrick McKenna: After two years, I learned enough French to ask someone out

I arrived in Canada on an unbelievably cold Friday evening in January 1975, on my own, in a small WASP town in rural Ontario, where I had no family or(...)

Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau with his wife Sophie: Mr Trudeau said Canadians had spoken loudly in favour of a government “with a vision and an agenda for this country that is positive and ambitious and hopeful”. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Canada’s prime minister-elect, Justin Trudeau, fresh from Monday’s decisive electoral victory, will have his work cut out for him when it comes to i(...)

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after Canada’s federal election in Montreal, Quebec, October 19th, 2015. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters

Canada’s Liberal leader Justin Trudeau rode a late campaign surge to a stunning election victory on Monday, toppling prime minister Stephen Harper’s C(...)

Fr John Geary, who died on New Year’s Eve in Ontario aged 83, was one of the brightest seminarians of his year. Fellow student priests at Kimmage Mano(...)

Late former US president Richard Nixon with his wife Pat and daughter   Tricia, resigning  on August 9th, 1974, in the wake of the Watergate scandal. Photograph: Reuters

Just hours after a national address promising “no whitewash” of Watergate, President Richard M Nixon privately urged his new attorney general not to (...)