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International, Politics

Trudeau and Macron discuss global economy, climate change and Amazon wildfires

The slowdown in global economy, fighting climate change and raging Amazon wildfires, and preventing the crisis between Washington and Tehran turning into a full-blown war were among the host of topics Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed in a meeting with »

International, Politics

What world leaders are expected to discuss at the G7 summit

Climate change, fading global economic growth and relations with China are likely to dominate discussions at the G7 leaders’ summit as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joins his British, French, German, Italian, Japanese and U.S. counterparts in the French resort town »

International, Politics

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 »

International, Society

Humanitarian NGOs call on Canada to invest $500M in education for girls

A coalition of Canada’s leading humanitarian NGOs is calling on the Liberal government to back up its talk of international leadership in empowering women by contributing $500 million over the next three years towards setting up a global fund dedicated »

International, Politics

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 »

International, Politics

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 »

International, Politics

Trudeau-Macron bromance offers ‘new face of Franco-Canadian friendship’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the G7 leaders’ summit in Italy today to get to know each other and discuss a host of urgent issues from countering radicalisation to »

International, Politics

Trudeau ‘encouraged’ by G7 pledges on ransom payments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s encouraged by the pledge to stop paying ransoms for hostages made today by his fellow Group of Seven leaders in Japan. The issue of paying ransoms was raised at the summit in Ise-Shima »