Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

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Ordinary Canadian 'Shocked' To Get Phone Call From PM Trudeau

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 02.24.2017 | Canada Politics

He called her to discuss a letter she wrote him.

'Some Baloney' In Trudeau's Claim That CETA Works For Everyone

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.23.2017 | Canada Business

Sometimes, politicians can say just enough to let the words mean anything to anyone.

Sticky Situation: A Lesson In Handshaking For The Trumps Among Us

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

With direct eye contact and a confident handshake, Trudeau firmly placed his left hand on his host's right shoulder to quickly define "his bubble." We almost heard him say, "This, is my border Mr. President." Trump's handshake talks. Trudeau's does, too. And yours, do you know what it says about you?

Trudeau-Trump Moment Becomes Instant Fodder For Photoshop

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 02.13.2017 | Canada

"Gotta catch em all."

Hundreds Protest Trudeau's Backpedal On Electoral Reform

CP | Nicole Thompson | Posted 02.11.2017 | Canada Politics

More than 20 demonstrations were held Saturday.

Unpopular U.S. Presidents Have Always Caused Headaches For Canada

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2017 | Canada Politics

President Trump is wildly unpopular in Canada.

6 Human Rights Issues Trudeau Must Discuss With Trump

Alex Neve | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Politics
Alex Neve

The high level of cooperation between Canada and the United States over many decades has deeply intertwined our two countries and preserving Canada's long-held partnership with the United States will no doubt be at the top of Prime Minister Trudeau's to-do list in Washington. But he must be clear in sharing the message that mutual observance and commitment to upholding human rights must be at the very centre of the special bond between Canada and the United States. Worryingly, President Trump has so far given much reason to believe that regard for human rights is not high on his own to-do list.

Ambrose Stayed On Billionaire's Yacht While Tories Attacked PM's Trip

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2017 | Canada Politics

The Conservatives called for a probe into Trudeau's vacation.

Canada-First Diplomacy Promotes Our Values, Not Exceptionalism

Jeff Wheeldon | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Politics
Jeff Wheeldon

While president Trump's America-first policies focus on turning inwardly to protect, promote and privilege Americans, a Canada-first approach to international relations does the opposite. The overwhelming response over the weekend shows that Canadians value hospitality, diversity and internationalism.

It's Time For Canada To Put Words Into Action And Increase Aid Budget

Stephen St. Denis | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada Politics
Stephen St. Denis

From 1990 to the present, cuts to our aid budget were triple that of domestic programs in percentage terms. Given that aid accounts for a mere two per cent of total spending, this was nickel-and-diming the poor was downright unconscionable. We now spend a miserly 0.26 per cent of Gross National Income (GNI) on aid.

We Need To Address The Global Equality Gap With Concrete Action

Marie-Claude Bibeau | Posted 01.30.2017 | Canada Politics
Marie-Claude Bibeau

As Canadians we care. But compassion is just the starting point. Concrete actions are what we need, both in the interest of developing countries and Canada's own -- for an economy that works for the middle class, for a healthier and safer environment for our families and the generations to come.

Trudeau To Refugees: 'Canadians Will Welcome You'

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.29.2017 | Canada Politics

Syrian refugees have been banned from the United States.

Liberals Retreat To Strategize For Trump Presidency

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2017 | Canada Politics

"This is a big shift."

Trudeau Congratulates President Trump In 1st Phone Call

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2017 | Canada Politics

The Prime Minister's Office says the two men spoke by phone Saturday.

Trudeau Cash-For-Access Scandal A Bargain Compared To Christy Clark

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.23.2017 | Canada Politics
Dermod Travis

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has embarked on a cross-Canada tour, ostensibly to reconnect with Canadians -- or at least those that can't afford $1,525 to bend his ear in private. At three times his going rate, the prime minister would still be a bargain compared to Christy Clark.

PM Grilled For Answering Anglophone's Mental Health Question In French

CP | Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Politics

A woman who asked Trudeau a question about mental health said she "felt disrespected.''

Justin Trudeau's Daughter Has Zero Political Aspirations

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Parents

Ella-Grace has her own ideas.

Trudeau Says He And Trump Share A Common Mission

CP | Keith Doucette, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2017 | Canada Politics

They were both elected to help the middle class, Trudeau said.

This Is The Worst Reason To Have Strong Federal Ministers

Maxime Bernier | Posted 01.16.2017 | Canada Politics
Maxime Bernier

The federal government has important national functions to fulfill. It would be better able to fulfill them if it stopped trying to solve every problem in the country, especially by violating our Constitution and intruding on provincial jurisdictions.

PM Admits Gov't Failed Employees Who Saw Major Salary Delays

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2017 | Canada Politics

Thousands of public employees were paid incorrectly, or not at all.

Trudeau Made A Political New Year's Resolution

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.01.2017 | Canada Politics

"For 150 years, Canada has been a success story."

Looking Back At 2016: The Year Canada Re-Engaged With The World

Marie-Claude Bibeau | Posted 12.30.2016 | Canada Politics
Marie-Claude Bibeau

As minister of International Development and La Francophonie, I have visited 15 or so countries and Canada's re-engagement was pointed out to me during each of them. But what does this re-engagement really mean? Here are five major achievements that speak to Canada's re-engagement on the international scene and the impact of our actions.

'Brand Trudeau' Pondered To Sell Canadian Peacekeeping

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2016 | Canada Politics

Senior foreign ministry officials wanted to use the prime minister's personal appeal to "frame" the decision.

Canada Is At Its Best In Difficult Times, Trudeau Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2016 | Canada Politics

The prime minister urged Canadians to give back during the holidays.

Trudeau Misremembers Election Promise On Health Care

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Trudeau says Canadians voted for his promise to increase funding by three percent a year. Except, that's not what he promised.