Highlights / Davos

International, Society

‘Obscene’ inequality increasing in Canada, world, says Oxfam

Billionaires’ fortunes grew by 12 per cent last year while the wealth of the poorest in the world dropped, according to a report by the anti-poverty non-profit Oxfam. This is the fifth year that Oxfam raises the issue of inequality »

International, Society

Trudeau discusses gender gap at Davos

Canada’s federal cabinet might be the most gender balanced government in its history, but Canada is a long way off from full gender parity, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was reminded Friday on his final day in Davos, Switzerland. Trudeau took »

Economy, International, Politics

Trudeau’s Davos speed dating game

The World Economic Forum in Davos might be the world’s biggest schmoozing fest for the rich and powerful but it’s not a cakewalk. Just looking at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Thursday Twitter feed will make you dizzy. First, a meeting »

International, Politics

PM Trudeau to attend World Economic Forum in Davos

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to Davos, Switzerland, next week to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, the prime minister’s office (PMO) announced Monday. Trudeau will be at the WEF from January 20 to 23, 2016, »