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International, Politics

Trudeau congratulates Boris Johnson on his victory

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Friday on his electoral victory, as the Conservatives won a commanding majority in Parliament. The Conservative Party under Johnson’s leadership got 365 seats in the House of Commons, its best »


Canada will work for smooth Brexit, Trudeau tells Tusk

Canada will do its part to ensure a smooth transition as Britain exits the European Union, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told President of the European Council Donald Tusk Wednesday, according to a readout of their conversation released by the Prime »

Economy, International, Politics

Canadian economists weigh in the impact of Brexit vote

As financial market jitters reverberated across the globe following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, Canadian businesses, investors and economists confronted the prospect Friday of more economic uncertainty as the UK and the EU haggle over their divorce. Doug »

International, Politics

Canada will build relations with both Britain and EU: Trudeau

Canada will continue to build its political and economic relations with both Britain and the European Union, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the 28-member trading bloc. “The UK and the EU are important »

International, Politics

Quebec takes provincial diplomacy to new levels

He doesn’t carry a full-fledged diplomatic passport but Christos Sirros is Quebec’s top diplomat in the United Kingdom. As Agent-General at the Quebec Government Office in London, his job is to represent the interests of the French-speaking Canadian province not »