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Trudeau Boasts Spending To Help Economy Amid Weak Outlook

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Politics

Trudeau said it's more important than ever for the Liberal government to spend on growth-generating projects.

Canada Won't Meet UN Aid Goal, Despite Ban Ki-Moon's Urging

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Politics

“I believe that Canada has capacity and resources," said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

All The Promises Trudeau Has Kept, And Broken, So Far

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Politics

The prime minister made 214 during the election campaign.

Trudeau, UN Chief To Talk Climate, Peacekeeping During Ottawa Trip

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada Politics

The prime minister has criticized the Harper government for diminishing Canada's role at the UN.

The Qualified Welcoming of Syrian Refugees

Maria Calleja | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada Politics
Maria Calleja

The responses of individuals and countries to the Syrian Refugee Crisis has been a bit of an informal test on the level of humanity within individuals and nations. Even though outwardly Canada seems to have embraced the incoming refugees, I think some people have forgotten the compassion and despair that was felt when the image of Alan Kurdi's lifeless body, was seared into our collective unconscious.

Brad Wall Pitches Plan To Stimulate Oil And Gas Sector To Trudeau

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada Politics

The proposal would cost Ottawa $156 million.

Trudeau Brought 'Hurricane Hazel' As His Date To Chinese New Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2016 | Canada Politics

The PM helped Toronto's Chinese-Canadian community celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Trudeau Attends Funeral For Quebecers Killed In Burkina Faso Attack

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2016 | Canada Politics

Funeral services will be held today for the six Quebecers killed in a terrorist attack last month.

Liberals Willing To Cut Strings On Infrastructure Funds, Sohi Says

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Politics

The Liberal government has been under pressure from big city mayors to loosen restrictions.

Wedge Politics Gave Conservatives A 'Wedgie' In The 2015 Federal Election

Jack Jedwab | Posted 02.03.2016 | Canada Politics
Jack Jedwab

In many countries the admission of immigrants is the object of highly emotional political debates. Several political parties in Europe have adopted an...

Trudeau's Handling Of The Saudi Arms Deal Will Define His Legacy

Cesar Jaramillo | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada Politics
Cesar Jaramillo

No line taken by the government in this matter will please everyone. Perhaps it will plough through with the deal and weather the heat from critics, no matter how persistent. Alternatively, if it decides to open the books on the Saudi deal, and the contract is altered, suspended or cancelled, there will be complaints from those concerned for the economy. The Saudi arms deal presents the new government with an admittedly complex policy challenge. But challenges can result in opportunity.

Husband Of Burkina Faso Victim Says He Hung Up On Trudeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2016 | Canada Politics

He said he was frustrated by Trudeau's "platitudes."

The TPP Hands Control Over Trade To The World's Wealthiest

Sujata Dey | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada Politics
Sujata Dey

The world's top one per cent own more than 50 per cent of the world's wealth. The ability to make policy and to enforce it at the national level is essential to combat the slide towards plutocracy, under which society is controlled by the wealthiest citizens. Mr. Obama and Ms. Freeland, please listen to your own rhetoric. Pull the plug on the TPP and CETA.

The TPP Erodes Public Policy To Benefit The World's Plutocrats

Sujata Dey | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada Politics
Sujata Dey

[Obama] argued that globalization was eroding workers' rights and concentrating economic benefits at the top, that it is now harder for people to pull themselves out of poverty. In the same breath, he flogs the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Come again?

Six Canadians Killed In Burkina Faso Attack: Trudeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2016 | Canada

OTTAWA — Six Canadians died in an attack on a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday as the Quebec government con...

Canada Welcomes The Return Of Liberal Democracy

Henry Mintzberg | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada
Henry Mintzberg

Now Justin Trudeau is defining Canada, at home and abroad. But of course, Canada has defined Justin Trudeau. Can we imagine anyone who is more quintessentially Canadian, in his open, compassionate, and thoughtful style; and thoroughly bilingual, to boot?

Trudeau To Attend World Economic Forum

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Politics

rudeau is expected to have a key speaking slot during the open day of the four-day conference that kicks off Jan. 20.

Trudeau Moments That Grabbed Everyone's Attention In 2015

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 12.30.2015 | Canada Politics

So. Many. Selfies.

Obama To Host Trudeau For Official White House Visit In March

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.29.2015 | Canada Politics

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman said the visit is an opportunity for the two countries to deepen their bilateral relationship.

3 Times Trudeau Survived His Tru-D'oh-iest Moments This Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 12.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Remember these?

Trudeau Looks Beyond Security Council To Make A Difference At UN

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Politics

There are other ways Canada can contribute, the PM said.

Trudeau Delivers On P.K. Subban's Carolling Call

CBC | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada Living

"Challenge accepted and completed. Jingle all the way!"

Pledge To Balance Budget 'Very' Cast In Stone, Trudeau Says

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Politics

"You can spend a lot of time talking about hypotheticals and I'm not going to engage in that."

Climate Deal Brings Unlikely Partnership Between Oil, Industry, Environmentalists, First Nations

Stewart Elgie | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Business
Stewart Elgie

We are a diverse group of leaders from business, labour, aboriginal and environmental perspectives. We believe Canadians want to be masters of our destiny and take the steps needed to build an economy that grows stronger, even as we lighten our environmental impact.

Trudeau Sits Down For Heart-To-Heart With Boy Who Had A Tough Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 12.14.2015 | Canada Politics

Sometimes, all you need is someone to listen.