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Trudeau Gets Defensive After Swipe At Father's Legacy

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Politics

"Let me say very clearly, I’m incredibly proud to be Pierre Elliott Trudeau’s son."

Trudeau Disagrees With Dad, Agrees With Harper About Minority Rule

CBC | Posted 09.08.2015 | Canada Politics

Trudeau was asked if the party with the most seats has the right to govern in a minority government situation following the Oct. 19 election results.

Trudeau Pledges $190M To Expand Compassionate Care Benefit

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2015 | Canada Politics

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is promising to lower the government's eligibility requirements for Canadians needing help to care for a sick loved one.

Deficit Prediction Shows Tories Failed To Protect Economy: Trudeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Politics

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says an economic forecast shows the Conservative government has failed to protect the economy and help Canadians.

Liberals Would Put Price On Carbon Pollution: Trudeau

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says restoring a "gutted" environmental review process would be part of his vision for strengthening Canada'...

Trudeau: Liberals Would End ISIS Combat Mission

CBC | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Politics

"We'd move away from the CF-18 [bombing] mission,"

Who's Got Better Benefits?

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Politics

The federal election is still five months away, but the Liberals and the Conservatives are already exchanging blows over their duelling promises of family tax relief.

Trudeau Talks Carbon Tax Realities

CBC | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Politics

While Justin Trudeau continues to extol the virtues of putting a price on carbon pollution, his Liberal Party's preferred mechanism for doing t...

Liberal Riding Members Quit To Protest 'Closed' Nominations

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada Politics

Two members of a Liberal riding association in southwestern Ontario have quit in protest over what they say is the party's failure to respect its pled...

What N.B. Race Means For Trudeau's Liberals In 2015

CP | Keith Doucette, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2014 | Canada Politics

After majority victories in Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario, Brian Gallant is trying to keep the winning streak alive for the Liberals by taking New B...

Althia Raj

Trudeau's Liberals Bet Big On Alberta

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he wants cabinet ministers from Alberta – and it may not be just wishful thinking. The Huffington ...

Trudeau Praises Alberta's 'Entrepreneurial Spirit'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau paid tribute to what he called Alberta's "entrepreneurial spirit" as he took the stage during a rally...

'Polls Don't Mean Anything'

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau doesn't put much stock in public opinion surveys that suggest the federal Liberal party vaulted into the lead once he took the...

What the Trudeau Effect Has Done for the Liberal Party

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 09.07.2014 | Canada Politics
Daniel D. Veniez

The new Trudeau Effect's consequences on Canada's future are far more profound and far-reaching than most of us understand. When this kind of quality, substance, and stature are attracted to electoral politics for the first time, you just know that we are at the dawn of a very new, exciting, promising time in our nations history.

Trudeau Notices 'Good Sign' In Alberta

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says his party's message is getting through in the traditional Conservative stronghold of Alberta.He says more...

Althia Raj

Trudeau: New Anti-Abortion Candidates Can't Run In 2015

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau says none of his new candidates will support anti-abortion positions. The Liberal leader told reporters Wednesday that an...

Althia Raj

So, About Those 'Open Nominations'..

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL – He promised an open nomination process, but Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau won’t necessarily stay out of any riding race when it comes...

Media Bites: Watch Out Liberal Party, Voters Don't Like Elites

J.J. McCullough | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Canadians do not want to be ruled by rich snobs. Such was the conclusion of a big survey commissioned by the Tory government last summer, but only revealed last week. The results exposed a Canadian public deeply critical of what they perceive to be an out-of-touch Ottawa elite comprised of "rich politicians" feathering their nests with perks and privileges "while taxpayers personally struggled to make a decent living." Unfortunately for the Liberals, Canada's got an awful lot more suburbanites than bigshots, and the polls suggest the two tribes aren't exactly on good terms.

Trudeau Makes Appeal To Quebecers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - Justin Trudeau had a message for Quebecers on Wednesday — that his Liberals are the only party capable of seriously offering them a place a...

Media Bites: The Fair Elections Act Still Separates Us From the Yankees

J.J. McCullough | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg What legislation like the Fair Elections Act reminds us is that in the realm of electoral law, America and Canada are, in fact, noticeably different. Though the reasons why are more complicated and nuanced than the simplistic narratives we're usually given.

Trudeau Watching U.S. Pot Experiment

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OKOTOKS, Alta. - Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau thinks there are lessons to be learned from the legalization of marijuana in some U.S. states.S...

Media Bites: Bad Boy Trudeau Skips Out on Attendance

J.J. McCullough | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg There are a few conclusions you could draw from the recent revelation that Justin Trudeau has the worst Question Period attendance record of any federal party leader. We're supposed to either swoon with refreshed delight that he doesn't take the Ottawa rat race as seriously as it takes itself, or furrow our brows in anger that he's not taking it nearly seriously enough. I would imagine most of us can find speckles of truth in both perspectives.

It's Time for a Closer Look at Trudeau's Strategy

Patrick Gossage | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Politics
Patrick Gossage

Anyone who actually analyzes the dramatic uptick in Liberal fortunes, both in the polls and in voters in the recent byelections might conclude that there is in fact an ongoing, well thought out incremental strategy which may well position Justin Trudeau as a real threat to Harper in the next federal election.

Good News For Trudeau, Liberal Party

CBC | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada Politics

It was a big win Tuesday for Liberals in Nova Scotia, as they picked up the majority of seats in the province's legislature and ousted the NDP. ...

Like it or Not, Justin Trudeau Has Staying Power

Keith Beardsley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

What do you do when your opponent has the potential to challenge you in some hard-won ridings, possibly putting your majority at risk? That's the question Prime Minister Harper and his advisers are grappling with. Like it or not, the emergence of Justin Trudeau and his staying power has changed the political dynamics in Ottawa.