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 ....

Andrew Scheer says Trudeau will hike carbon tax if Liberals win 2019 election

REGINA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer welcomed 2019 with a warning that if Canadians re-elect Justin Trudeau this year, the federal carbon tax that’s going to take effect will only climb. “Canadians know what Justin Trudeau is going to do. Now that his carbon tax is here, it’s only going to go up. And if he gets re-elected in 10 months, it will go up even more,” Scheer ....

Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer owe us the best choice in October

Pro tip for Liberal strategists in the walk-up to October’s federal election: keep your man close to home. Do not, to be more precise, let Justin Trudeau roam the world any more than absolutely necessary. The Liberals have just turned the page on the most challenging year of their mandate — a year that saw Canada buffeted by threats not of its own making. Overall, they d ....

Radio-Canada’s parody on Trudeau’s trip to India causes controversy

A parody by Radio-Canada on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s trip to India last year has sparked off a controversy with some South Asians calling it insulting (‘Completely disrespectful to our cultures’) and others asking fellow South Asians to lighten up (‘People gotta stop taking everything so offensively’). Ina Roy reacted on Radio-Canada’s Facebook: “We a ....

‘He knows the rules’: NDP MP cries foul over Trudeau fundraising video shot in PM's parliamentary office

OTTAWA — NDP MP Charlie Angus is criticizing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for shooting an end-of-year fundraising video in his office on Parliament Hill, in violation of rules that prevent MPs from using parliamentary resources to raise money. The video, posted to Trudeau’s Facebook page on Dec. 28, shows the prime minister in his Centre Block office, flanked by two Canadian fla ....

Radio-Canada parody mocking Trudeau’s India trip blasted as racist, ‘completely disrespectful’

MONTREAL — A character playing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes a drag from a joint and is suddenly transported into a fantasy world where he is dressed in traditional Indian clothing as talking cows are knocked over by a gorilla with Donald Trump’s signature hair and red tie. The scene mocking the prime minister’s ill-fated trip to India last February was part of Radio-Canada ....

Justin Trudeau: The oil patch’s fall guy

You have to give Prime Minister Justin Trudeau some credit for showing up in a city in which he is so detested. But show up the PM did this week in Calgary, to offer less-than-soothing assurances that he understands the depth of the pain the city, and province of Alberta generally, is experiencing. Not surprisingly, those attending the Chamber of Commerce speech that he gave were in no ....

Justin Trudeau’s climate plans are stuck in Alberta’s tar sands

PEDRO PEREIRA ALMAO is performing industrial magic in his lab at the University of Calgary. Lines from a row of tanks feed two greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide and methane, into a chamber the size and shape of a wasp’s nest. Less than a minute later, the other end spits out carbon fibre, a more valuable material that is used in cars, planes, golf clubs and other useful things. Mr Pereira says th ....

Dear Justin: Alberta oil town delivers 6,800 letters for Trudeau

'We just want Canadians to understand the fight we're in to feed our families' A delegation from Drayton Valley braved freezing rain Monday to deliver bags of letters addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the Alberta legislature. The group collected 6,800 letters in five days they hope will highlight the impact low oil prices have had on their central Alberta town. They met with ....