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July 11, 2018 9:39 AM Trudeau announces new Canada led NATO training mission in Iraq

BRUSSELS— The Canadian military will command a new NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq for its first year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in Brussels on Wednesday as part of the annual alliance summit. Trudeau said the mission, to begin in the fall of 2018 in Baghdad and the surrounding vicinity, will include the deployment of as many as 250 Canadian 6

July 3, 2018 4:19 PM Justin Trudeau to visit Canadian soldiers in Latvia before NATO summit

The Canadian-led multinational NATO battle group was established in Latvia as the alliance’s response to Russia’s surprise annexation of Crimea in 2014 and its invasion of eastern Ukraine. Canada’s leadership of the battle group represents Canada’s largest sustained military presence in Europe in over a decade. Trudeau, who will meet in Riga with Latvian 12

June 24, 2018 5:26 PM Feds to make it ‘fair’ for those with criminal records for marijuana possession

Goodale’s office says once Bill C-45 is enacted, the government will examine how to make things fairer for individuals who have been previously convicted for minor possession offences, adding that it’s committed to reforming the pardons system. The government’s legislation to legalize and regulate marijuana passed last week, but it won’t come into effect 16

June 21, 2018 12:16 AM Trudeau urges Canadians to travel and buy Canadian in the face of U.S. trade dispute

OTTAWA—As a Canada-U.S. trade dispute threatens to grow nastier, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is encouraging Canadians to travel and spend at home though he stopped just shy of urging a boycott of American goods and destinations. Asked by reporters how Canadians should respond to the ongoing trade actions of the U.S. administration of President Donald 12

June 20, 2018 11:13 PM Justin Trudeau’s February trip to India cost $1.5M, documents show

Conservative MP Alex Nuttall, however, says the trip cost a lot with nothing to show for it but an “international embarrassment.” “At this point, the evidence is that it was a complete and utter failure,” Nuttall said. Trudeau’s Indian excursion was supposed to improve ties between Canada and India, a country of more than 1.3 billion people with one of the fastest-growing 13

June 20, 2018 3:00 PM 'What's going on in the U.S. is wrong,' Trudeau says of Trump's child separation policy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Trump administration's zero tolerance immigration policy that has led to more than 2,000 children being separated from their parents at the southern U.S. border is "wrong." In brief remarks to reporters Wednesday in Ottawa, Trudeau said: "What's going on in the United States is wrong. I can't imagine what the families 23

June 19, 2018 4:07 PM Trudeau has billions of reasons to dig in against Trump on dairy

Justin Trudeau’s defence of Canadian dairy tariffs isn’t just about farmers and politics — it’s about debt, too. The prime minister squared off with U.S. President Donald Trump this month over Canada’s “supply management” system, which sets quotas for dairy, eggs and poultry and charges high tariffs above that threshold. Despite a U.S. surplus on dairy 11

June 12, 2018 4:19 PM Trump adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has ‘special place in hell’

WASHINGTON—A senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump has apologized for saying there is a “special place in hell” for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Peter Navarro, one of Trump’s top advisers on trade, drew condemnation across U.S. and Canadian party lines for a series of disparaging remarks about Trudeau in a Sunday interview on Fox News. The vitriol 14

June 11, 2018 6:47 PM Donald Trump makes a hero out of Justin Trudeau

The basket, woven out of Canadian steel and aluminum, could be filled with Kraft Dinner, poutine, a Canada Goose parka and crude oil. And it could be sent to the Capella Hotel in Singapore. That’s where Trump is summiting with Kim Jong Un this week, energized by his layover in Quebec this weekend, where he turned the G7 into a gong show for the ages. I suppose 17

June 11, 2018 2:11 PM Canadian dollar lower after Trump attacks Trudeau over tariffs

Trump complained Sunday about Trudeau's criticism of tariff threats The Canadian dollar was trading lower Monday morning after U.S. President Donald Trump continued his attacks on Canada and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trump complained on Sunday that he had been blindsided by Trudeau's criticism of his tariff threats at a summit-ending news conference 40