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International, Politics

Canada to get observer status at Sahel Alliance, Trudeau promises Macron

In a move seen as an attempt to blunt criticism of Canada’s decision not to extend its peacekeeping mission in Mali, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau assured French President Emmanuel Macron Friday that Ottawa plans to step up its engagement in» 

Health, International

Garbage dispute: Manila recalls its ambassador

The dispute between Canada and the Philippines over garbage shipments in 2013 and 2014 escalated overnight. “At midnight last night, letters for the recall of our ambassador and consults to Canada went out,” Philippine Foreign Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. said» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology, Religion, Society

Trudeau in Paris for ‘Christchurch Appeal’ meeting

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Paris to join other world leaders and tech executives at a meeting aimed at finding a way to eliminate acts of violent extremism from being shown online. The meeting is being led by French» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Another poll spells bad news for Trudeau

It seems like just yesterday (kinda) that Canada’s newly-elected prime minister, Justin Trudeau, was the talk of the political (and tabloid) world. A young, handsome, photogenic family man, he had the gorgeous family to go with the hype and good» 

Politics

Armenian genocide is ‘a dark chapter in human history,’ says Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute to the victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey as thousands of people gathered on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday and then marched through the streets of the capital to mark» 

Politics

Opposition leader dares Trudeau to follow through on libel threat

The leader of Canada’s Official Opposition is challenging Justin Trudeau to follow through on a threat to sue him over his assertion that the prime minister politically interfered with the criminal prosecution of Montreal engineering giant SNC-Lavalin. Speaking at a» 

International, Politics

Israeli president cuts short visit to Canada do be with sick wife

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin cut short his state visit to Canada Tuesday and has returned to Israel to be with his sick wife whose health suddenly deteriorated following a successful lung transplant last month. Nechama Rivlin had been sedated and placed» 

Politics, Society

Explosive event in Canadian politics

The political scandal rocking the ruling Liberal party and occupying news for some 54 days resulted in another shock wave last night. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expelled two prominent women from the caucus to prevent what he called “civil war”» 

Politics

Trudeau’s popularity sinks amid fallout from SNC-Lavalin scandal: poll

The scandal over the federal government’s handling of a corruption case facing Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin has tarnished Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s brand eroded the foundation of his Liberal Party’s electoral support among key groups, finds a new» 

Canadian gun control advocates ramp up pressure after Christchurch

In the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks and New Zealand’s rapid legislative response, Canadian gun control advocates are increasing their efforts to get Ottawa to follow suit. “The government of New Zealand has swiftly and responsibly responded to the»