Canada Political News
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau plans to promote a former army commander as he shuffles senior officials to help handle ties with the Trump administration.
Commissioner Mary Dawson said she was investigating whether Justin Trudeau breached ethics laws in receiving a free Bahamas vacation and in using the Aga Khan’s helicopter to fly to his private island.
Chrystia Freeland has been named Canada’s new top diplomat, replacing veteran politician Stéphane Dion as foreign affairs minister in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first major cabinet shakeup.
Donald Trump vowed during his election campaign to either scrap or renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.
CANADA POLITICS: Justice Zabel Who Wore Trump’s ‘Make America Great Again’ Hat In Court Banned From Hearing Cases
Zabel apologized in court, “I wish to apologize for my misguided attempt to mark a moment in history by humour in courtroom following the surprising result in United States election.”
Canada sends 75 percent of its exports to U.S. could suffer from changes to NAFTA. U.S. President-elect Trump promised to either renegotiate or scrap NAFTA.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “Stand against the politics of fear and division” and focus on what brings people together.
Donald Trump is a pediatric surgeon and former cabinet minister who, like the U.S. president-elect, is railing against immigration and political elites.
Energy projects have been a major focus since Trudeau took power in 2015, as he seeks to stoke economic growth while satisfying pledges made to environmentalists and indigenous communities.
A remarkable transition south of the border, a Senate in flux and long-awaited moves on pipelines made some of the biggest headlines in Canada in 2016.
Canada will celebrate a major milestone in 2017 — its 150th birthday. And it’ll set the tone for Justin Trudeau’s second full year as prime minister.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: “From Ella-Grace, Hadrien, Xavier, Sophie and me, to your family: Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and all the best in 2017.”
“The research suggests is the middle-of-the-road course Liberals have taken on pipelines and climate is acceptable to majority of Canadians,” Nanos said.
“He actually brought up Keystone XL and indicated that he was very supportive of it,” Trudeau told an event in Calgary, Canada’s oil capital. “I’m confident that the right decisions will be taken.”
CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau’s Campaign Suffers Major Blow As Ottawa Failed To Reach New 10-Year Deal On Health Funding
PM Justin Trudeau’s campaign vow to improve federal-provincial relations suffered major blow as Ottawa failed to reach a new 10-year deal on health funding.
CANADA POLITICS: Backfires! Liberal Donors Mingle With Chinese Government Official During Trudeau’s Dinner Honouring Premier Li Keqiang
Trudeau said: “I look forward to making sure we provide answers to anyone who asking questions about particular aspects of this government’s functioning.”
“I will follow up with Mr. Trudeau regarding his involvement with the fundraising events,” Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson said in a letter to Rona Ambrose.
CANADA POLITICS: Alarming! 205 Billion Litres Of Raw Sewage Pouring Into Canada’s Rivers, Problems Getting Worse, Government Regulations Not Working And Why You Should Be Worried
“My answer is it’s not OK,” said Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, whose mandate from Justin Trudeau includes protecting freshwater resources.
Canada will consider Lockheed Martin Inc’s F-35 in an open competition for fighter jets, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.
The Alberta-to-Texas oil pipeline, banned by President Obama, would have carried almost one-quarter of Canada’s oil exports to the U.S.