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International, Politics

Trudeau praises Michaëlle Jean, but turns his back on her Francophonie leadership bid

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute to Michaëlle Jean in his speech at the opening of the summit of la Francophonie on Thursday in Armenia, even as Ottawa signalled that it will not back her bid for a second mandate at the» 

International, Politics

Trudeau, Legault travel to Armenia for La Francophonie summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier-designate Francois Legault are set to depart for Armenia Tuesday evening to attend the XVII Francophonie Summit in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. The three-day summit of heads of state and government in Armenia’s 2,800-year-old capital» 

International, Politics

Trudeau heads to Liberia and Madagascar on first official visit to Africa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking his gender equality and gay rights message on his first official visit to Africa. Trudeau will make a quick stopover in Monrovia, Liberia, tomorrow where he will meet with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf»