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Politics

Trudeau prorogues Parliament until Sept. 23

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has prorogued Parliament until Sept. 23, apparently to try to buy some time to ride out the so-called WE Charity controversy. Prorogation, a manoeuvre that ends a parliamentary session, shuts down the House of Commons committees »

Politics, Society

PM Trudeau’s mother, brother and wife paid to speak at WE charity events

Justin Trudeau’s mother, brother and wife were paid nearly $300,000 over the years for speaking engagements for a Canadian charity at the centre of a political firestorm engulfing the prime minister after he awarded the NGO a lucrative contract to »

Society

PM Trudeau’s mother in hospital after fire at Montreal apartment building

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mother, Margaret Trudeau, is being treated for smoke inhalation in hospital after a fire broke out in her Montreal apartment building, according to reports by Radio-Canada. Trudeau tweeted Tuesday morning that his mother was “doing fine.” »

Economy, Health, International, Politics, Society

Justin Trudeau moving forward with duties, in self-isolation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to address the nation Friday, a day after going into self-isolation because his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, tested positive for COVID-19. A statement from his office said the prime minister “is in good health »