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International

Trudeau and Biden speak after Canadian leaders send weekend congratulations

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he spoke today with U.S. president-elect Joe Biden and that the two discussed shared priorities, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. Trudeau made the announcement on Twitter. I just spoke with @JoeBiden, and congratulated »

Politics, Society

Trudeau’s Liberals will continue to govern, at least for now

This is politics so things could change quickly, but for the time being, at least, it appears that Justin Trudeau’s Liberals will continue to govern Canada. There were no early indications today that either the Bloc Quebecois or the New »

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 »

Economy, Health

New Democrats propose plan to get money to Canadians quickly

The New Democratic Party (NDP) released a proposal yesterday to cut the administrative load and give direct support to Canadians as well as increase wage subsidies to protect Canadians from losing their jobs throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. The proposal calls »

Health, Politics, Society

NDP set to table private member’s pharmacare bill next week

Parliament resumes next week and Canadians will likely get a better reading on how far away the country is from a universal pharmacare plan. During last fall’s federal election, both the Liberals and the New Democrats promised to introduce universal »

Federal election 2019, Politics

Four party leaders clash in French-language debate

Four of the major party leaders squared off Wednesday night in a French-language debate that saw them clash over a wide range of topics from abortion rights, federal finances, climate change and the controversial Quebec secularism law among other things. »

Federal election 2019, Politics

4 federal party leaders to face off during French language debate

With nearly half of the campaign behind them, four federal leaders will take the stage in Montreal tonight for the first debate to feature Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. Conservative Andrew Scheer, New Democrat Jagmeet Singh, and Yves-Francois Blanchet of the »

Federal election 2019, International, Politics

Trudeau skips first debate, draws fire from other party leaders

A strategic move by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to skip the first debate of the election campaign drew fire from his opponents, who accused him Thursday of being afraid to defend what they described as his abysmal record. That was »

Federal election 2019, Politics

Justin Trudeau launches the 2019 federal election campaign

With the opposition Conservatives breathing down his neck and lingering questions about his handling of a criminal case against Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched a federal election campaign Wednesday, asking Canadians to give his Liberal Party »

Politics, Society

Slogans and voters: let the campaigns begin…

Ok, Ok, I know. You’ve heard it all before. But have you? Actually, probably. But hey, there’s a big election coming up on Oct. 21, one that will decide who governs Canada for the next four years. That means work »