François Hollande

Hollande: France, Quebec 'Brothers'

CP | Julien Arsenault, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - French President Francois Hollande came out in favour Tuesday of a special "business visa" he hopes would strengthen ties between Quebec and ...

Hollande Urges Canada To Take Action On Climate Change

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — French President Francois Hollande served notice Monday he wants to see Canada taking an active role in helping the world achieve a major c...

French President: Vickers Is 'Known All Across The World'

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's Parliament was "defiled" last month when a gunman killed a soldier at the National War Memorial and stormed the Centre Block, says F...

French President To Address The House Of Commons Today

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Fresh from a close-up look at Canada's Rocky Mountains, French President Francois Hollande will address the House of Commons as he continues ...

More Music To Pauline Marois' Ears

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada Politics

PARIS - An expression of support for secularism by the French president was greeted enthusiastically Tuesday by Premier Pauline Marois, whose governme...

MOURNING MANDELA

CP | Jon Gambrell And Alan Clendenning, The Associated Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada

JOHANNESBURG - World leaders and joyous, singing South Africans gathered Tuesday to honour Nelson Mandela at a Soweto soccer stadium that was half ful...

NSA Snooping Enrages U.S. Ally

CP | Deb Riechmann And Kimberly Dozier, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

WASHINGTON - The sweep and scope of National Security Agency snooping abroad forced President Barack Obama once again to hear complaints from a U.S. a...

French Stamp Pays Homage To Topless Protester

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada

PARIS - The new face of France — or at least the official postage stamp for the President Francois Hollande era — is modeled after a Ukrainian wom...

Harper Makes Unexpected Admission About EU Trade Deal

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Business

PARIS - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and French President Francois Hollande are acknowledging the "difficult" nature of free-trade talks between Cana...

LOOK: 'This Bombing Was Intended To Kill'

AP | Esam Mohamed, The Associated Press | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A car bomb targeted the French Embassy in the Libyan capital early Tuesday, wounding two French guards and a Libyan teenager i...

France Changes Position On Quebec Independence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Politics

PARIS - France has officially revived its traditionally neutral policy on Quebec independence that was temporarily interrupted under the resolutely pr...

Will France's Extremely High Income Tax Scare Away The Rich?

CNBC | Brian Sullivan | Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada Business

What is 75 percent of €0.00? French president Francois Hollande wants to go back to the future on taxes. When running for the job he eventuall...

Not Making Friends In Europe?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - It's unclear whether Stephen Harper made any European friends during his visit this week. It's a safe bet, however, that his Conservative MPs...

France Lowers Retirement Age

CP | Cecile Brisson, The Associated Press | Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Business

PARIS - France's new Socialist government moved Wednesday to lower the retirement age for certain workers to 60 years old from 62, bucking the trend i...

Iran Months Away From Nuclear Bomb: Baird

CBC | Posted 07.07.2012 | Canada Politics

Iran could build a nuclear bomb within months if it decides to weaponize its atomic enrichment program, according to Foreign Affairs Mini...

France, Greece Cast Shadow Over Financial Markets

CP | Daniel Wagner, The Associated Press | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Financial markets will likely stumble this week after elections in Greece and France cast a pall of uncertainty over Europe's efforts to ...

Sarkozy Meme Has Ex-President Riding Nyan Cat And More

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada

Nicolas Sarkozy has officially lost the French presidency to Socialist candidate Francois Hollande, but has Hollande ever rode Nyan Cat or shot lasers...