Prime minister's positive tone on Castro's legacy sparks puzzlement, derision.
In a visit to wounded troops, he asked Abu Sayyaf to come to the negotiating table.
Diplomats are stressing Canada's value as a trade partner amid protectionist proposals and talk of renegotiating NAFTA.
The tugboat crewman swam out to sea after the jihadis threatened to behead him, the military says.
The vote now needs to be approved by the Supreme Court.
Canadian leader says Ottawa has "compelling reason to believe" second Canadian hostage has been killed.
Canadian government has until June 6 to come up with a law to comply with a ban on the practice being overturned by the country's top court.
A Canadian hostage was murdered in the southern Philippines last month by an ISIS affiliate.
The captives are shown demanding that government's meet the ransom demands of the militant group.
Canadian prime minister responds to sarcastic question with a technical lesson.
Obama has much in common with Trudeau, the progressive 44-year-old Liberal Party leader who took office in November.
The country will accept families, lone women and gay men.
Newly sworn-in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigned on a platform of gender equality.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau tells Barack Obama that Ottawa will no longer conduct airstrikes against extremist group.