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Trudeau has ‘brief, constructive interactions’ with Chinese President Xi Jinping at G20

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had “brief, constructive interactions” with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, on the first day of meetings of leaders of G20 countries in Osaka, Japan, according to the Prime Minister’s Office. Video footage from a working» 

International, Politics

Trudeau meets with UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Monday to discuss efforts to advance human rights and gender equality around the world, the Prime Minister’s office said in a statement. “The Prime Minister» 

International, Politics

Trudeau travels to Washington next week for meeting with Trump

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is travelling to Washington next week for talks with President Donald Trump, the Prime Minister’s Office announced Thursday. During their meeting on June 20, the two leaders will discuss the ratification of the new North American» 

Politics

Trudeau urges Liberals to campaign on ‘hopeful’ vision of Canada

With the world increasingly in turmoil – politically, economically and environmentally – Canada needs to remain an oasis of hope, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday at the opening of a two-day caucus retreat for Liberal MPs on Parliament Hill.» 

International, Politics

Wife of jailed Saudi blogger met with Prime Minister Trudeau

Canadian activist Ensaf Haidar, wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland in Sherbrooke, Quebec, on Wednesday to discuss her husband’s fate amid ongoing tensions between Ottawa and Riyadh.» 

International, Politics

PMO denies Trump’s claim he snubbed Trudeau

The Prime Minister’s Office is refuting claims by U.S. President Donald Trump who said Wednesday he turned down a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau because he was unhappy with Canada’s stance at the NAFTA negotiating table and Ottawa’s refusal» 

International, Politics

Canada won’t be rushed on NAFTA renegotiation, says Trudeau

Prime Minster Justin Trudeau said Wednesday Canada will not be rushed into a bad trade deal with the United States and Mexico but he remained optimistic it is still possible to strike an accord that is good for all three» 

International, Politics

Trudeau ‘reaffirms resolve’ to carry Nelson Mandela’s torch

Canada will continue to call out the unfair treatment of racial and ethnic minorities, of women and girls, and of Indigenous peoples, said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Monday, speaking at a United Nations event in honour of the late South» 

Society

Trudeau and Freeland participate at women’s summit in Toronto

 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland took the stage Monday at a Toronto summit highlighting the work of prominent women from around the world. The Women in the World summit brings together politicians, artists, journalists» 

International, Politics

Trudeau rebuffs Saudi call for apology

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showed no sign of backing down in an escalating dispute with Saudi Arabia that has seen the kingdom taking a number of drastic diplomatic and economic measures designed to punish Canada for what Riyadh says is»