Trudeau condemns hotel attack that killed 26 including Somali-Canadian journalist

In a statement issued Sunday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned an extremist attack in Somalia which killed 26, including a prominent Somali-Canadian journalist and her husband. According to Somali officials, 43-year-old Hodan Nalayeh, a former Toronto-based journalist, and her husband Farid Jama Suleiman were staying at a hotel in the port city of Kismayo on Friday when gunmen storm ....

Trudeau prepares to fight for the middle ground

Voters should not be surprised to find Liberals landing on their doorsteps this weekend, toting a deadline and a cheque. The deadline is theirs — this weekend marks the beginning of the 100-day countdown to the October election. The cheque, or at least the promise of one, goes to Canadian parents — Liberals are heading into this weekend’s mass door-knocking sessions, in nearly 20 ....

Trudeau meets with Surrey parents to discuss Canada Child Benefit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Surrey Saturday afternoon (July 13) Trudeau was meeting with about half a dozen parents to discuss the Canada Child Benefit at the Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex in Fleetwood. He said it was “an opportunity to chat” with the parents on some of the challenges they’re facing as parents and “pressures” that families are under. “We kn ....

Trudeau calls Ford government cuts to Ontario's education system 'frightening'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today the provincial Progressive Conservative government's cuts to Ontario's education system are "frightening" — and he worries they could undermine the quality of the education his three kids receive at an Ottawa-area public school. Speaking at the Canadian Teachers' Federation's annual general meeting in Ottawa, Trudeau took aim at cha ....

Trudeau says he thinks Liberals will pick up seats in Alberta

With only 100 days left until the election, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau likes his chances of picking up seats in Alberta.  "We are going to, not just bring back our MPs, but bring back more MPs to Ottawa," he told a crowd of supporters in Calgary on Saturday.  The Liberals only have three seats in the province right now, two in Edmonton and one in Calgary. Of th ....

Premiers flip over each other but Trudeau hasn’t flopped yet

The brief get-together of five conservative-minded premiers last week was meant to highlight the divide. Alberta’s Jason Kenney, Ontario’s Doug Ford, Saskatchewan’s Scott Moe and New Brunswick’s Blaine Higgs all gathered before the cameras to flip pancakes at the Calgary Stampede. They were joined by Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod who, while technically non-part ....

Here's how Justin Trudeau promised change and didn't deliver

OTTAWA – Four years ago the Liberals came to power in part, based on promises that they’ve since broken, or thanks to pledges for progress that has yet to materialize. From Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s troubled trips and ethical scandals, to reneged vows to balance the books and reform Canada’s electoral process, the last four years have not been without missteps. Wi ....

Trudeau on Trump tweets: 'That is not how we do things in Canada'

OTTAWA –U.S. President Donald Trump's racist tweets telling four female congresswomen of colour to "go back" to where they came from are "not how we do things in Canada," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. During a joint media availability with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at CFB Petawawa, Trudeau stopped short of calling Trump's remarks racist. In a series of tweets sen ....

Opening a company in Canada Presents Benefits

Canada has a business-friendly environment and draws part of its attractiveness towards investors from a favourable blend between a high quality of life, good infrastructure, developed cities and a sound regulatory regime for companies. The number of total effective taxes for companies is a relatively low one and the process for opening a company is simple. The country has managed to build a ....

Justin Trudeau’s top advisor Gerald Butts resigns over claims government interfered in criminal case

The top political adviser to Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, resigned on Monday, deepening a political crisis over allegations that the government tried to interfere in a criminal court case. In a statement announcing his departure, Gerald Butts, who has been a close friend of Mr Trudeau’s since their university days, linked his leaving to the allegations that he, the pr ....

Justin Trudeau Says Feds Looking To Reunite Kawthar Barho With Family Members Outside Of Canada

HALIFAX — Justin Trudeau says the federal government is taking steps to reunite a Syrian refugee in Halifax with family members living overseas following a devastating house fire that killed the woman's seven children and left her husband badly burned. "We are looking at what can be done within our system to give this family a little solace in a time of unbelievable tragedy," the pr ....

Justin Trudeau Says Profiling Incident On Parliament Hill Shows That Racism Exists

HALIFAX — Justin Trudeau told an audience of African Nova Scotians on Thursday that an incident of apparent racial profiling on Parliament Hill shows that racism, unconscious bias and systemic discrimination still can emerge anywhere in Canada. The prime minister was referring to an incident this month during a lobbying event called Black Voices on the Hill, where several young partic ....

Justin Trudeau: Activist CONDEMNS PM after fresh controversy - 'I want man-to-man apology'

CANADA Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has faced more controversy after a black student and activist claimed he was a victim of racial profiling before a meeting with the politician. Trayvone Clayton, a criminology student at St Mary’s University, has rejected Mr Trudeau’s offer of an apology after a member of his office referred to him and his group as being “dark-skinned”. Mr Clay ....

Police share video of strange bright light shining in the sky during thunderstorm

Police in one of the most remote parts of Australia have shared unearthly footage of a strange bright light hovering in the sky. Shot during a thunderstorm, the video immediately prompted speculation about aliens – including from the Broome Police themselves, who suggested the footage could be a UFO. Though the video presumably shows the effects of the intense thunderstorm that is ....

Canada crisis: Justin Trudeau ROCKED by scandal - Who is Jody Wilson-Raybould?

CANADA’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is rapidly losing his poster-boy status as an ethical, liberal feminist after being embroiled in an alleged corruption scandal. The woman at the centre of it all is Jody Wilson-Raybould but who is she? Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s governing Liberal party has tanked in popularity amid claims senior aides helped a Quebec constructio ....

The Plea-Deal Mess That’s Tarnishing Trudeau’s Image

(Bloomberg) -- Justin Trudeau’s ability to weather political storms is getting a fresh test. The Canadian prime minister’s most trusted adviser resigned this week over allegations that senior officials improperly pressured the former attorney general to intervene on behalf of a Quebec construction company, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., to settle fraud and corruption charges. The resulting furor has ....

Trudeau and Ball talk Atlantic Accord, Innu children in care during closed-door meeting

A "broad range" of issues were on the agenda during a private meeting between the Prime Minister of Canada and the Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador on Friday. Before shutting out the media, Justin Trudeau and Dwight Ball had a brief photo op, where they revealed some of what would be discussed. "Today we'll have some discussion on things like Innu children in care," said B ....

Justin Trudeau CRISIS: Top aide scrambles to stem backlash as pressure on PM mounts

Prime Minister Trudeau is under intense pressure to explain allegations his aides pressured then justice secretary Jody Wilson-Raybould to ensure construction giant SNC-Lavalin would not face a corruption and bribery trial last year. Since the claims surfaced two weeks ago, Mr Trudeau’s government has struggled to make clear whether Ms Wilson-Raybould was improperly pressured by staff ....