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International, Politics

Trudeau to ramp up NAFTA charm offensive with tour of 3 U.S. cities

As Canadian, American and Mexican diplomats prepare for another tense round of negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement that will take place in Montreal next week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that he plans to make a» 

Politics, Society

Liberals launch initial phase of Canada Service Corps

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today the launch of the initial phase of Canada Service Corps, a new national youth service initiative designed to ‘build a culture of service’ in young Canadians. Canada Service Corps is aimed at encouraging young» 

Politics

Unauthorized biography of Justin Trudeau seeks to understand Canada’s selfie prime minister

There are few Canadian politicians that have ever garnered as much international attention and interest as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. And now a veteran Canadian journalist, author and broadcaster who has known Trudeau socially for many years is tapping into» 

International, Politics

Justin Trudeau leaves China without securing start of free trade talks

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau departed China on Thursday without securing the start of free trade talks with the world’s second-largest economy, but said he made substantial progress during his four-day visit. Speaking to reporters before his return to Canada, the» 

Economy, International, Politics

Trudeau leaves international trade minister in Beijing to continue talks

Just a day after Canada and China failed to agree to begin the much anticipated free trade talks there is new hope that the two countries will indeed begin formal negotiations soon. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau capped the first leg» 

International, Politics

Canada, China delay launch of free trade talks

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Chinese counterpart appeared unable to bridge their differences Monday to announce the launch of much anticipated formal free trade talks despite a “candid and in-depth exchange” of views during a longer than scheduled meeting» 

Indigenous, Politics

Justin Trudeau apologizes to residential school survivors in Newfoundland and Labrador

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologized to former students of Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools for Canada’s “colonial ways,” acknowledging that words alone are not enough to heal the “dark and shameful chapter in our country’s history.” Speaking before an» 

International, Politics, Society

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»