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International, Politics

Ukraine requests more Canadian military trainers, help with NATO membership

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a phone call on Tuesday to consider expanding Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine and increasing the number of Canadian soldiers in the country, the president’s office said. Zelenskiy also »

Economy, International, Politics

PM Trudeau co-hosts meeting of world leaders as UN warns of debt crisis

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau co-hosted a virtual meeting of world leaders on Monday as the United Nations warned that a looming debt crisis risks sending the global economy “spiralling deeper into the worst recession since the Great Depression.”. The »

Economy, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Trudeau and Legault announce plan to bring more high speed internet to Quebec

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier François Legault have announced plans to deliver high speed internet to 150,000 households in the province by September of next year–at a cost of $826.3 million.  The new funding–which will be split by »

Politics

Trudeau slams China’s ‘coercive diplomacy’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday slammed what he called China’s “coercive diplomacy” and decried the “lack of transparency” surrounding the trials for detained Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig. Spavor’s closed-door trial in the northeastern city of Dandong lasted »

Health

Survey: Just over half of Canadians will take first available COVID-19 vaccine

A survey released on Tuesday found that just over half of Canadians are not going to be picky on which vaccine to get when it is their turn to get vaccinated. According to the survey conducted by Leger and the »

Health, International, Society

Trudeau: Canada and U.S. border to open eventually, AstraZeneca vaccine is safe

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that everyone is going to have to wait patiently until the health situation allows Canada to loosen border restrictions internationally. In a news conference in Montreal on Monday, Trudeau said there are ongoing discussions with »

Health, Society

Canadians join others around the world to remember

Canadians joined others around the world today to mark the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 a global pandemic–a pandemic that has now taken over 2.6 million lives. It began in Canada a year ago in January »

Health, International

Military member who sought to ‘arrest’ PM is sentenced to six years in jail

A heavily-armed member of the Canadian military who drove his truck filled with weapons into the main gates of Rideau Hall, the governor general’s residence, last summer before setting out on foot to “arrest” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was sentenced »

Society

Survey: Canadians confident in federal government’s vaccination plan

A survey has found that most Canadians are confident in the Canadian government’s plan to acquire the necessary amount of vaccines in order to ensure that all Canadians who want to be vaccinated are able to do so by September. »

Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Politics, Society

Trudeau and Biden agree to move forward together on COVID and climate change

“The United States has no closer friend than Canada. That’s why you were my first call as president, my first bilateral meeting.” U.S. President Joe Biden/Feb. 23, 2021. And so began yesterday’s virtual meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and »