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Trudeau supports Trump on North Korea, but won’t respond to barbs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he fully supports Donald Trump’s efforts to get North Korea to relinquish its nuclear arsenal, but he won’t respond to the U.S. president’s latest barbs directed at Canada. “Obviously we support the continuing efforts by» 

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Trump blasts Canada, calls for Russia to be returned to G8

Hours before he boarded Air Force One to fly to Quebec for the G7 meeting, U.S. President Donald Trump launched a series of fresh salvos at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and called on Russia to be readmitted to the exclusive» 

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Trudeau and Macron brace for tough talks with Trump

They are two leaders who have been known for their attempts to win over U.S. President Donald Trump with friendly talk and had a reputation of having the president’s ear. But the era of Trump whispering might be over for» 

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Trump brought up War of 1812 in testy phone call with Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump had a testy phone call on May 25 over new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration targeting steel and aluminum imports coming from Canada, CNN reported and CBC confirmed Wednesday. Trump invoked the» 

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Canada will stick to its priorities at G7 summit in Charlevoix, says expert

Despite the looming trade war with its largest trading partner, Canada’s goal at the upcoming G7 leaders’ summit in Charlevoix will be to make a significant advance on the five priorities outlined by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, experts say. Trudeau» 

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French President Macron to visit Canada

President of France Emmanuel Macron will be in Canada on a working visit from June 6 to 9 to attend the 2018 G7 Leaders’ Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, the Prime Minister’s Office announced Wednesday. During the four-day visit Macron will» 

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Trudeau hosts Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Portuguese counterpart António Costa discussed a number of issues ranging from trade to international security, the fight against terrorism, climate change and immigration policy, the two leaders said at a joint press conference in» 

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PM Trudeau to attend dinner for Aga Khan in Ottawa

The Aga Khan, the billionaire spiritual leader of the world’s 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims, is in Ottawa this week to celebrate his Diamond Jubilee and will be feted at a dinner at Rideau Hall hosted by Gov. Gen. Julie» 

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Trudeau addresses France’s National Assembly

Justin Trudeau made French parliamentary history Tuesday as the first-ever Canadian prime minister to address the country’s National Assembly with a speech that focused on inclusive economic growth, climate change, progressive trade and gender parity. But while Trudeau received enthusiastic» 

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Trudeau to meet Pence at Americas summit in Lima: PMO

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Canadian officials confirmed Friday. The meeting is scheduled for 10:30 am local time,»