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Former prime ministers Chretien and Clark to represent Canada at UN meeting

As world leaders gather in New York this week for the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland who are in the midst of a tight federal election race »

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

Canada seeks seat on UN Security Council in 2021, Trudeau says

Canada continues its diplomatic campaign to secure one of the ten non-permanent seats at the United Nations Security Council that are elected for two-year terms by the General Assembly, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. “Canada knows that we have »

International, Politics

Trudeau heading to New York to address the UN General Assembly

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to New York City next Tuesday to lead Canada’s delegation at the opening of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the Prime Minister’s Office announced Wednesday. Trudeau is expected to deliver »