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CANADA POLITICS: Hundreds of Migrants Deported to War-Torn Countries: Government Data

CANADA POLITICS: Hundreds of Migrants Deported to War-Torn Countries: Government Data

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government has maintained consistency on the issue of asylum-seekers.

“Canada welcomes immigrants… that said, there are laws and processes in place for people seeking asylum and our government is sending a clear message,” the spokesman said last month.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet, Focuses on Aboriginal Woes

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet, Focuses on Aboriginal Woes

Trudeau, who took office in 2015 promising to repair ties with Canada’s 1.4 million aboriginals, said the former ministry had been designed in an earlier colonial era when governments dictated to indigenous peoples rather than talking to them.

“There’s a sense we have pushed the creaky old structures around (the ministry) about as far as they can go … it could not deliver the reconciliation that we need,” Trudeau told reporters after the reshuffle.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau ‘Very Hopeful’ of Getting US Softwood Lumber Deal

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau ‘Very Hopeful’ of Getting US Softwood Lumber Deal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said: “As we embark on the NAFTA renegotiations and improvements, people know that this is one that we need to make sure that we are settling right.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Says Taking Reports About Saudi Abuse ‘Very Seriously’

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Says Taking Reports About Saudi Abuse ‘Very Seriously’

“We are looking at these claims very seriously… and have immediately launched a review,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Name Astronaut Payette New Governor General

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Name Astronaut Payette New Governor General

Payette, 53, would replace outgoing Governor General David Johnston, 76, whose term is set to expire in September after nearly seven years in office.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Pushes Back as Unelected Senate Delays Budget Bill

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Pushes Back as Unelected Senate Delays Budget Bill

Senate scrutiny over the government’s budget has become a major irritant to Trudeau, whose attempt to reform the unpopular chamber has made it more independent just as Trudeau needed legislation passed to counter a refreshed opposition.

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CANADA POLITICS: Quebec Wants Constitutional Talks Despite Trudeau Opposition

CANADA POLITICS: Quebec Wants Constitutional Talks Despite Trudeau Opposition

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: “We are Quebecers. Our nation is the founder of the country. We will engage in dialogue with other Canadians.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Liberal Government Introduces Law to Ban Tankers Off North British Columbia

CANADA POLITICS: Liberal Government Introduces Law to Ban Tankers Off North British Columbia

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered the ban in which he took power on a pledge to balance resource development with protecting the environment.

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CANADA POLITICS: British Columbia Voters Choose Provincial Government

CANADA POLITICS: British Columbia Voters Choose Provincial Government

Premier Christy Clark’s Liberals were able to close a 10 point gap with the New Democratic Party (NDP) in the past two weeks.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Francois Hollande Mark Centenary of WW1 Battle at Vimy Ridge

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Francois Hollande Mark Centenary of WW1 Battle at Vimy Ridge

Hollande, Trudeau and British princes Charles, William and Harry were to take part in a ceremony later on Sunday expected to draw some 25,000 people.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Mark 100 Years of Vimy Ridge Battle

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Mark 100 Years of Vimy Ridge Battle

On Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to visit the fertile countryside of France, where any hill with a view was fought over with a blind determination costing thousands of lives in World War I.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Clashes With U.S. Border Agents Powers in Canada

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Clashes With U.S. Border Agents Powers in Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau defends plans to give more powers to US border agents stationed in Canada, saying travelers to be protected by domestic laws.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Says Canada, EU Must Lead World Economy

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Says Canada, EU Must Lead World Economy

“You are a vital player in addressing the challenges that we collectively face as an international community,” Canadian PM Justin Trudeau told EU lawmakers.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Trump Talk Take Center Stage

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Trump Talk Take Center Stage

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday opened talks at the White House with U.S. President Donald Trump, seeking to nurture economic ties while avoiding tensions over issues such as immigration on which the two are sharply at odds.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Visits U.S. With Two Aims

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Visits U.S. With Two Aims

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, he will look to nurture economic ties while avoiding tensions over issues such as immigration on which the two are sharply at odds.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Decides Not to Poke U.S. ‘Grizzly Bear’

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Decides Not to Poke U.S. ‘Grizzly Bear’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a low key approach to dealing with U.S. President Donald Trump, seeking to avoid clashes.

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CANADA POLITICS: ‘Secret Political Fundraisers to End’: Trudeau

CANADA POLITICS: ‘Secret Political Fundraisers to End’: Trudeau

“If Justin Trudeau suddenly believes that fundraisers he held during his leadership race were wrong, will he be returning all of that money?” Mulcair said.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Shuffle Cabinet in Preparation for Trump Administration

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Shuffle Cabinet in Preparation for Trump Administration

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will shuffle his team in preparation for the Trump administration, promoting a former army commander who knows top U.S. military officials.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Shuffle Officials to Handle Trump Challenge

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Shuffle Officials to Handle Trump Challenge

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau plans to promote a former army commander as he shuffles senior officials to help handle ties with the Trump administration.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Dogged By Accusations Faces Ethics Questions Over Party Fundraisers

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Dogged By Accusations Faces Ethics Questions Over Party Fundraisers

“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.

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