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International, Politics

Trudeau has ‘brief, constructive interactions’ with Chinese President Xi Jinping at G20

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had “brief, constructive interactions” with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, on the first day of meetings of leaders of G20 countries in Osaka, Japan, according to the Prime Minister’s Office. Video footage from a working» 

Economy, Environment

Investors urge G20 countries to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020

As world leaders gather in Buenos Aires for their annual summit, a group of nine international investors with nearly a trillion dollars in assets under management between them is urging the G20 countries to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020.» 

Economy, International, Politics

G20 leaders promise to fix economic ills, but remain vague on concrete steps

Leaders from the world’s top economies agreed at a summit in China on Monday to coordinate their macroeconomic policies and oppose protectionism, but offered few concrete proposals to counter growing challenges to globalisation and free trade. In a joint statement» 

Economy, Politics, Society

G20 meeting to focus on open trade

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been well-received in China, both by its people and politicians.  He managed to stave off a plan to dramatically restrict Canadian exports of canola to China, and raised human rights issues with leaders behind» 

International, Politics

Trudeau’s summit diplomacy marathon

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Antalya, Turkey, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 for the upcoming G-20 summit. The 2015 G-20 Leaders Summit will be held near the Turkish Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya on Nov. 15-16, 2015. © Okan Ozer» 

International, Politics

Trudeau set for international debut

Little over a week after he was sworn in as Canada’s new prime minister, Justin Trudeau is getting set for a whirlwind diplomatic tour that would leave even a more experienced leader a bit dizzy. His diplomatic baptism by fire» 

Society

Police official guilty of misconduct in G20 demo

A retired judge has found that Toronto police Supt. David (Mark) Fenton “demonstrated a lack of understanding of the right to protest” when he ordered mass arrests during the G20 Summit in June 2010. A disciplinary hearing under the Police» 

International, Politics

Canadian broadcaster releases Snowden NSA document on G8, G20 summit surveillance

Canada’s national public broadcaster CBC released a document Monday (December 2) which was the basis of last week’s report that Canada allowed widespread surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) during the 2010 G8 and G20 summits in Canada. CBC» 

International, Politics, Society

Snowden documents show Canada allowed U.S. surveillance of G20 summit

Canada allowed widespread surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) during the 2010 G8 and G20 summits in Canada, according to Canada’s national television public broadcaster CBC TV. CBC reporter Greg Weston broke the story Wednesday night (November 27) using top» 

Economy, International, Politics

Politics Today – September 8, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda focuses on Canada’s participation at the G20 Economic Summit in Russia. Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper said he was hopeful about the future of the global economy, but continued to raise»