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February 22, 2018 4:57 PM Caroline Mulroney urges Patrick Brown to drop out of PC leadership race

Caroline Mulroney, who is vying to lead Ontario’s Opposition, is calling on Patrick Brown to drop out of the Progressive Conservative leadership race. Mulroney, a Toronto lawyer and daughter of former prime minister Brian Mulroney, says the race is not the place for Brown, who stepped down amid sexual misconduct allegations, to clear his name. In a statement 10

February 22, 2018 3:30 PM Trudeau faces more trouble on India trip after invitation error, reports of snub by Indian PM Modi

Justin Trudeau’s trip to India has drawn criticism after a convicted attempted murder was invited to a reception, something the PMO says was a mistake, and reports that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is snubbing his Canadian counterpart. OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau’s turbulent trip to India is drawing domestic political criticism and raising eyebrows 9

February 21, 2018 11:23 PM Convicted attempted murderer invited to state dinner with Trudeau in India

B.C.'s Jaspal Atwal was convicted for 1986 attempt to assassinate Indian cabinet minister on Vancouver Island Jaspal Atwal, a convicted former member of an illegal Sikh separatist group, was invited to dine with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a formal event hosted by the Canadian High Commissioner Thursday in Delhi. Photos obtained by CBC News show Atwal 12

February 21, 2018 1:07 PM Trudeau reiterates denial of Sikh separatists in cabinet

Trudeau and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan met with Amarinder Singh at a hotel in Amritsar Wednesday Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he and Prime Minister Trudeau made clear to the chief minister of Punjab today that his repeated allegations that Canadian cabinet ministers were Sikh separatists are extremely false. Trudeau and Sajjan met with Amarinder 17

February 20, 2018 5:42 PM Edmonton man charged with uttering threats against PM on social media

Robert Dale Kerr, 41, is also prohibited from leaving Alberta and from using social media An Edmonton man has been charged with uttering threats on social media against the Canadian government, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Robert Dale Kerr, 41, was taken into custody on Feb. 15 and will appear in provincial court in Edmonton on Thursday 18

February 20, 2018 12:52 PM Trudeau announces $1B investment deal with India

Deal covering a range of sectors will create 5,800 jobs in Canada, PMO says Canada and India have secured a two-way investment deal worth $1 billion covering a range of sectors from natural health products to artificial intelligence. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement on Tuesday in Mumbai during his trade trip to India. Canadian and private 25

February 19, 2018 9:00 AM Canada raises 'concerns' over Israel's mass deportation plan for African migrants

Liberal government faces pressure to resettle asylum seekers from Eritrea, Sudan now in Israel Canada is opposed to Israel's plan to deport or imprison thousands of African asylum seekers and has officially registered its concerns. A majority of the 37,000 citizens of Sudan and Eritrea living in Israel are being ordered out of the country beginning next month 24

February 17, 2018 3:22 PM Trudeau's vow on Indigenous rights is 'long time coming,' says royal commission co-chair

No surprise, then, that the co-chair of RCAP, Georges Erasmus, was watching closely this week when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government intended to renew the relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples by fully recognizing Indigenous rights. "The affirmation of Aboriginal and treaty rights is a long time coming.… It needs to be done," said Erasmus 44

February 16, 2018 1:26 AM Trudeau won't meet with Indian leader behind Sikh separatist controversy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not meet with the Indian politician who has publicly accused members of Trudeau's cabinet of being connected to the Sikh separatist movement. Despite Indian media reports that Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is to be Trudeau's tour guide at the Golden Temple in Amritsar during a state visit to India that begins 13

February 15, 2018 10:12 PM Latest candidate for Progressive Conservative joins rivals in torpedoing carbon tax

Tanya Granic Allen pronounced the proposal dead, describing it as “Patrick Brown’s platform,” after Brown resigned as leader over accusations of sexual misconduct, which he denies. The newest candidate in the Progressive Conservative leadership race put another stake in the People’s Guarantee election policy booklet by joining rivals in rejecting a carbon 12