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May 18, 2018 5:05 PM Trudeau touts technological innovation during MIT campus visit

CAMBRIDGE, MASS.—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remembers asking why the stereo and other gadgets he had as a boy were made in Japan — not in Canada. Trudeau’s father, prime minister at the time, told him that Japan, a country with few natural resources — unlike Canada — had to invest in its people and technological innovation. Trudeau tells a gathering 11

May 18, 2018 2:06 PM YouTube picks Toronto-raised Jessie Reyez to launch new marketing blitz platform

YouTube says it will launch a marketing campaign for each Artist on the Rise that includes commercial spots before YouTube videos, physical advertisements on billboards and public transit, and clips about the artist produced by the streaming company. Each chosen performer will also appear in ads on social media and in-person for fan events held at YouTube’s 11

May 17, 2018 9:25 PM Ethics commissioner launches investigation into Brampton MP Raj Grewal’s India trip invite

OTTAWA—The federal ethics commissioner is formally investigating whether a Liberal MP from Brampton broke Parliament’s conflict of interest code by inviting a construction executive who pays him for legal services to events with Canadian officials during the prime minister’s trip to India earlier this year. Commissioner Mario Dion said he decided to launch 10

May 12, 2018 6:57 PM Jaspal Atwal charged with uttering threats

Atwal created controversy after an appearance at official dinner for PM in India Jaspal Atwal, the central figure in the controversy that surrounded the prime minister's February trip to India, has been charged with uttering threats. He was charged in British Columbia with one count of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm in an alleged incident 18

May 10, 2018 7:26 PM Israel bombards Iranian military positions in Syria

Israel and Iran have long fought each other through proxies, but U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal earlier this week has emboldened Israel to make a direct attack. In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said “the Iranian regime’s deployment into Syria of offensive rocket and missile systems 9

May 10, 2018 12:45 PM 'You are right about Iran,' says Harper and other former PMs in ad

Harper, other former leaders and politicians took out full-page ad in the New York Times Former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper has added his name to a full-page ad in the New York Times with a message to U.S. President Donald Trump: "You are right about Iran." The ad, titled "Mr. President, you are right about Iran" in bold letters, is signed 47

May 9, 2018 12:50 AM Trudeau to offer formal apology in the Commons for fate of MS St. Louis

Canada turned away 907 German Jews seeking asylum; 254 later lost their lives in the Holocaust Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will deliver another official apology in the House of Commons, this time over the fate of the MS St. Louis. "When Canada denied asylum to the 907 German Jews on board the MS St. Louis, we failed not only those passengers, but also their 39

May 7, 2018 8:37 PM Trudeau names new national security adviser from cyberspy agency

Greta Bossenmaier will replace Daniel Jean, who announced his retirement before being embroiled in a controversy surrounding the prime minister’s trip to India this year. That assertion followed the revelation that Jaspal Atwal — a British Columbia Sikh convicted of attempting to assassinate an Indian minister in 1986 during a visit to B.C. — had been invited 10

May 5, 2018 10:14 PM British doctors angrily reject Trump’s ‘war zone’ comments on knife crime

At the NRA convention Friday in Dallas, Trump said Britain has tough gun laws but that one London hospital is awash with blood because of knife wounds. “U.K. knife crime nowhere near your off-the-scale gun deaths,” she said. Trump spoke as London is experiencing an increase in knife-related violence. At the NRA convention, Trump also suggested that a co-ordinated 8

May 4, 2018 7:30 PM Trudeau, Wynne at Ontario Toyota plant for $1.4B investment announcement

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne were in Cambridge, Ont., at a Toyota plant for the announcement of a $1.4-billion a shot in the arm for Ontario's auto manufacturing sector. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne were in Cambridge, Ont., on Friday at a Toyota plant for the announcement of a $1.4-billion 19