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International, Military, Politics

Trudeau’s peacekeeping announcement is ‘missed opportunity’: expert

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement detailing Ottawa’s contributions to the United Nations peacekeeping operations on Wednesday was a “missed opportunity for Canada and the international community,” says a Canadian expert and a former government adviser. Two years after announcing Canada’s» 

International, Politics

Trudeau meets with Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi amid ‘deep concern’ over Rohingya refugees

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his special envoy to Myanmar, Bob Rae, met with the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on the sidelines of APEC trade talks in Vietnam on Friday amid a deepening crisis affecting the Rohingya Muslim» 

International

Trudeau offers Canada’s condolences following NYC attack

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was “deeply grieved” to hear the news of Tuesday’s terrorist attack in New York City that killed eight people and seriously injured 11 others as the attacker slammed a rented pick-up truck into cyclists» 

Politics, Society

Trudeau channels inner Superman en route to question period

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a Halloween surprise for the parliamentary press gallery when he showed up for question period today. Trudeau sported wide-rimmed spectacles, slicked-down hair and a blue suit with a bright red tie as he descended stairs» 

International, Politics

Canada seeks seat on UN Security Council in 2021, Trudeau says

Canada continues its diplomatic campaign to secure one of the ten non-permanent seats at the United Nations Security Council that are elected for two-year terms by the General Assembly, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. “Canada knows that we have» 

International, Politics

Trudeau offers condolences to families of 2 Canadian victims of Burkina Faso attack

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered his condolences Tuesday to the families of the two Canadian victims of a terror attack that killed 18 people in a popular restaurant in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, on Sunday night. Tammy Jane» 

International, Politics

Trudeau hopes to woo U.S. governors ahead of NAFTA talks

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed for a meeting of U.S. state governors in Providence, Rhode Island on Friday, hoping to educate state leaders about the importance of economic ties between the two North American neighbours ahead of crucial trade» 

Politics

Julie Payette named Canada’s next Governor General

Former astronaut Julie Payette is officially Canada’s next Governor General. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today Payette will become the 29th person to hold the vice-regal position, and the fourth female to be the Queen’s representative in Canada. “I must express» 

Politics

Trudeau meets the Queen in Edinburgh on his way to G20 summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concluded his visit to Ireland and Scotland with a “warm and engaged conversation” with Queen Elizabeth during a private meeting in Edinburgh Wednesday. Trudeau is headed to Hamburg, Germany, for the G20 leaders’ summit, which begins on Friday.» 

International

Trudeau talks up free trade deal on visit to Ireland

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has held talks with his Irish counterpart Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dublin and met Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins on Tuesday. Trudeau is in Ireland on a three-day visit ahead of the G20 leaders’ summit in»