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In Canada
January 18, 2017 10:39 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answered questions ranging from local concerns about public transit to tabling new federal pot legislation at Tuesday night’s town hall in Sherbrooke, and he answered them all in French – because, “we’re in Quebec.” A woman asked in English what w...
In Canada
December 21, 2016 12:18 pm gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he would not hesitate to protect the interests — and the values — of Canadians if they clash with the agenda of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump. In a year-end interview, Trudeau was asked where he would draw a line in the sand between himself and Trump, who promis...
In Canada
December 7, 2016 9:48 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was reduced to tears after being reunited with a Syrian refugee one year after welcoming the man and his family to their new country. Video capturing the meeting last week between Mr Trudeau and Vanig Garabedian has gone viral with nearly 3 million views. Both m...
In Canada
November 16, 2016 11:04 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a floral offering at the monument of Cuban national hero Jose Marti on Tuesday (November 15) as the first act of his official visit in Cuba. Trudeau arrived in Cuba on Tuesday for an official visit that will include meetings with Cuban President Raul Castro...
In Canada
November 15, 2016 12:30 pm gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been scheduled to visit Cuba this week. Family ties between the Trudeaus and the Castros guarantee there’ll be something to talk about when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Havana. A meeting with President Raul Castro is on the agenda for Tuesday a...
In Europe
October 31, 2016 12:35 pm gmt |
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After seven years of negotiations, the European Union and Canada signed the landmark Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) on Sunday (Oct 30). Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined European Council President Donald Tusk and other EU officials in the Belgian capital, after weeks of...
In Canada
September 7, 2016 7:10 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked of his first visit to Hong Kong on Tuesday (September 6) aiming to build closer ties with China and the former British territory. Fresh off the back of the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China, Trudeau told a luncheon organised by the Canadian Chamber of Commerc...
In Canada
September 2, 2016 12:28 pm gmt |
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Justin Trudeau set his sights squarely on China’s human rights record Thursday, painting Canada as a straight-talking champion of personal freedoms as he lectured an elite business crowd on the value of good governance and free expression. The prime minister’s direct remarks came during w...
In Asia
August 31, 2016 7:37 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended a welcome ceremony hosted by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday (August 31), followed by a bilateral meeting in Beijing. During the meeting, Trudeau thanked Li for his hospitality, saying that the new era in the bilateral ties were not only good to...
In Canada
August 31, 2016 5:09 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that Canada will be able to continue with its current canola export regime. In a news briefing with China’s premier Li Keqiang, Trudeau said he hopes for a long-term solution with China on their dispute over the safety of canola exports from Canad...
In Canada
August 30, 2016 5:38 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau left Ottawa early Monday for China for an eight-day visit to strengthen relations between the two countries, and for attending the Group of 20 (G20) summit. This is the first time for Trudeau to visit China after he became prime minister last November, and the v...
In Canada
August 17, 2016 11:10 am gmt |
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Mauril Bélanger, the longtime Liberal MP for Ottawa-Vanier, has died, just 10 months after being diagnosed with the  neurological disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis — Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Bélanger, 61 and a married father of three, died before he had a chance to see his final bill become law, an ...
In Canada
August 15, 2016 11:58 am gmt |
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Taking part in his third pride parade as prime minister on Sunday (14th Aug), Justin Trudeau said the world looks to Canada for leadership in the fight for universal recognition of the human rights of gay, bisexual and transgender people. Just like in the Toronto and Vancouver parades, Trudeau became...
In Canada
July 25, 2016 7:57 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau said that Canada joins Canadians of Tamil descent and members of the Tamil community around the world in commemoration of the events of Black July in 1983. “Let us pause to remember the victims of the anti-Tamil pogroms and all the lives that were lost througho...
In Canada
July 21, 2016 9:59 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government will impose a “strong” price on carbon — and won’t rule out a cap to ensure provinces meet a national standard. In an interview for media, Trudeau said putting a price on carbon is an “essential element” of the Liberals&#...
In Canada
July 21, 2016 7:43 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada has told Turkey to respect the rule of law as it moves against the plotters of its failed coup.  Trudeau said on Wednesday (July 20) he is preoccupied with the state of Turkey’s democracy, and that has been communicated to the government of President Recep Ta...
In Canada
July 20, 2016 10:37 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau skipped over normal government communication channels Tuesday (July 19) in a bid to speak directly to young people he wants to see serve on a national council to advise him on their priorities. Trudeau launched the application process for the council on Twitter, then spe...
In Canada
July 11, 2016 10:58 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is meeting with Ukraine’s president for talks on his first visit to this country. Ukrainian rolled out a red carpet for Trudeau at the welcome ceremony outside President Petro Poroshenko’s office in central Kiev on Monday. Canada is home to a sizeabl...
In Canada
July 4, 2016 12:30 pm gmt |
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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is the first Canadian prime minister to march in a pride parade. This year’s parade included a brief sit-in by the Black Lives Matter coalition, which stopped the event for about 30 minutes. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made history Sunday when he became the first sitting ...