@*@ Archive
Highlights/Justin Trudeau

International, Politics

Trudeau calls Trump to expresses ‘serious concern’ about proposed steel tariffs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called U.S. President Donald Trump Monday evening to register ‘his serious concern’ about the U.S. administration’s plan to impose steep tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, according to a read-out of the phone call from» 

Politics, Society

Trudeau says no promises broken in Canada Post controversy

In 2014 when Stephen Harper’s Conservative government announced it was going to phase out door-to-door delivery of mail to about five million households over five years, the reaction was swift. Most Canadians, especially those directly involved, were–to say the least–less» 

Politics, Society

Former PM Mulroney’s daughter about to enter political fray

Who says politics isn’t a family business? A son of a former prime minister currently holds Canada’s top political political job. Justin Trudeau’s father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, served two terms as the country’s leader–from 1968 to 1979 and from 1980» 

Economy, International, Society

Trump eschews Canadian visit, disappointing very few

U.S. presidents have been visiting Canada since 1923 when Warren G. Harding made the leap across the 49th parallel. And since the Franklin Roosevelt Admnistraion, only two–Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter–have failed to come at all. Make that three. U.S.» 

Society

It’s a challenge doing common things, says Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it’s hard for him to do typical Canadian things without “causing bit of a kerfuffle.” Speaking on Ocean 100 radio in the small eastern province of Prince Edward Island, Trudeau gave the examples of going» 

Immigration & Refugees, Society

Canadian government reviewing refugee claims process

In the wake of last weekend’s violent attack in Edmonton that saw five people, including a police officer injured, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government has begun a review of its handling of refugee claims. “We are looking» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Something important missing at Holocaust Monument ceremony last week

When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially dedicated Canada’s National Holocaust Memorial last week in Ottawa, it has now been confirmed that something was missing. The plaque that the prime minister used for the inauguration did not mention Jewish people by» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Bombardier suffers a major setback in bid to sell its jets to U.S. companies

Canada’s giant multinational aerospace and transportation company, Bombardier Inc., received a giant blow from the U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday. In a preliminary decision, the department ruled that Bombardier had benefited from improper government subsidies and proposed a 220» 

Environment, Health, Indigenous, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Trudeau focuses on treatment of Indigenous peoples in UN address

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the United Nations Thursday as part of the organization’s annual gathering of world leaders. As expected, he focused on the treatment of Canada’s Indigenous peoples and his government’s plans to address their grievances and struggles,» 

Environment, Health, International

Canada pledges help for Mexico following devastating earthquake

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is preparing to help in Mexico following Tuesday’s devastating, magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Mexico City. The US Geological Survey has predicted up to 1,000 people could die in the disaster. As rescue workers continue»