The Liberal Party's parliamentary majority gives Justin Trudeau a broad mandate for change. Trudeau campaigned on promises of tackling climate change - boosting the economy, resettling Syrian refugees and even legalizing marijuana.
The NAFTA trade pact is old. Since being signed in 1994, the world and the way the world does business has changed. But elections loom in the countries concerned, risking politics getting in the way of business.
Canada - the home of hockey, maple syrup and a selfie-prone prime minister - has marked its 150th birthday with concerts and citizenship ceremonies. But a history of indigenous mistreatment meant not everyone celebrated.
Amid Washington's shifting role on the global stage, leaders in Ottawa are urging Canada to take a new foreign policy direction. Are the country's traditionally strong ties with the US being called into question?
Medicinal marijuana has been legal in Canada for years, but one of Justin Trudeau's election pledges was to permit recreational use as well. Jillian Kestler-D'Amours reports from Toronto as the wheels begin to turn.
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