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International, Politics

Trudeau discusses Nagorno-Karabakh war with Armenian and Turkish leaders

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today he spoke with his Armenian counterpart Nikol Pashinyan this morning to express Canada’s concerns about the war in Nagorno-Karabakh between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces that has raged on for weeks. Speaking at a press conference in Ottawa, Trudeau »

Health, Politics, Society

It’s time for conversation on harmonizing long-term care, says Trudeau

The federal government is ready to work with the provinces and territories to develop national standards on long-term care, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. Under the Canadian constitution, health care is a provincial jurisdiction and the federal government plays »

Economy, Politics, Society

Federal and Ontario governments unveil $590M investment in electric cars

The federal government and the government of Ontario unveiled a $590-million investment plan Thursday to help car giant Ford upgrade its assembly plant in Oakville, Ont., to start making electric vehicles. The project, valued at $1.8 billion, will include federal »

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, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Ottawa announces $10 billion in funding for infrastructure projects

The Liberal government today announced plans to spend nearly $10 billion over three years in infrastructure initiatives that it hopes will help create some of the million jobs it promised in last week’s speech from the throne as well as »

Economy, Health, International, Society

Trudeau announces additional $400M for international pandemic assistance

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will commit additional $400 million in international development funding this year to help developing countries fight the COVID-19 pandemic and build resilience. Trudeau made the announcement at a virtual United Nations meeting co-chaired by »

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

Poll suggests over half of Canadians confident in Liberals’ recovery plan

A new poll suggests that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has about half the country onside with the Liberals’ economic recovery plan outlined in last week’s speech from the throne.  Painting in large brush strokes, the Liberals pledged to create over »

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

Second wave of COVID-19 already underway in Canada, says Trudeau

With the fate of his minority government hanging in the balance, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took to the airwaves on Wednesday to rally Canadians in the fight against the pandemic and to shore up support for his plan to get »

Politics, Society

Throne speech focuses on fighting COVID-19, building ‘more resilient Canada’

The Liberal government promised to spare no effort in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and do “whatever it takes” to support Canadian people and businesses through the ongoing crisis “as long as it lasts” as it outlined its priorities for the »

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 »