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Economy, International, Society

Trudeau joins other APEC leaders to sign free trade declaration

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, along 20 other leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders’ virtual summit hosted by Malaysia, has signed a declaration on free trade and digital innovation as a way to generate economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. »

International, Politics

Trudeau refuses to wade into U.S. election political minefield

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday once again refused to comment on the U.S. election process as Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden inched closer to the White House while U.S. President Donald Trump falsely claimed the Democrats were “trying to »

International, Politics

Canada following U.S. election results carefully, says Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remained tightlipped on Wednesday in his reaction to the closely contested presidential election in the United States, adding only that his government is watching carefully the results of the vote count. “As everyone knows, there is »

International, Politics

Canada braces for ‘various eventualities’ of U.S. election, says Trudeau

Canada is bracing for potential “disruptions” following the U.S. presidential election in November, especially if neither candidate secures a clear majority of votes, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday. Speaking at an event to announce funding for electric vehicle production »

International, Politics

Trudeau and O’Toole wish the Trumps speedy recovery

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the leader of Canada’s official opposition, Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole, expressed on Friday their wishes of speedy recovery to Donald Trump and Melania Trump as the president and the first lady confirmed that they’ve tested »

Economy, International, Politics

Canada to impose $3.6B in tariffs on U.S. goods in ‘reciprocal retaliation’

Ottawa will impose “dollar-for-dollar” tariffs on U.S. goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s decision to slap a 10-per-cent tariff on aluminum imports from Canada, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Friday. Speaking to reporters during a teleconference call from »

Economy, International, Politics

Trudeau discusses threat of U.S. aluminum tariffs in call with Trump

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he told President Donald Trump during a phone conversation earlier in the day that renewed U.S. tariffs on imports of Canadian aluminum would hurt the economies of both countries. The issue of the possible »

Economy, International, Politics

Trudeau cancels visit with U.S. and Mexican leaders

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not travel to Washington to attend a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador marking the launch of the new North American trade deal, his office said on Monday. »

Economy, Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Study finds Hydroxychloroquine not effective fighting COVID-19

A much-anticipated study, co-authored by Dr. Emily McDonald, a physician at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, has found that hydroxychloroquine — a drug much-touted by U.S. President Donald Trump — was not effective in fighting COVID-19. »

International, Politics

Centre-left opposition leader blasts Trudeau’s silence over Trump’s actions

The leader of Canada’s centre-left New Democratic Party is slamming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his failure to condemn U.S. President Donald Trump’s “reprehensible” actions in response to anti-black racism protests that have gripped the country. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh »