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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Rejects Trump’s Protectionist Policy

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Rejects Trump’s Protectionist Policy

“More trade barriers .. does not help working families over the long term, or even the mid-term. Such policies kill growth,” Trudeau.

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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: Omar Khadr $10m Settlement Opposed By Two-Thirds of Canadians: Poll

CANADA POLITICS: Omar Khadr $10m Settlement Opposed By Two-Thirds of Canadians: Poll

29 per cent of Canadians would have offered Omar Khadr an apology and compensation while 25 per cent would have only apologized.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Brushes Off Criticism to Pay C$10m Compensate to Omar Khadr Ex-Guantanamo Inmate

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Brushes Off Criticism to Pay C$10m Compensate to Omar Khadr Ex-Guantanamo Inmate

Trudeau’s Liberal government would pay Omar Khadr around C$10 million ($7.7 million) and offer a formal apology to compensate him for abuses he suffered as an inmate at the U.S. military prison in Cuba.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Meet Taoiseach, Michael D Higgins

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Meet Taoiseach, Michael D Higgins

Mr Trudeau has a series of official engagements on Tuesday culminating in an official dinner in Dublin Castle in the evening.

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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: Trudeau May Mediate in Venezuelan Crisis

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau May Mediate in Venezuelan Crisis

Peru’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna publicly floated the idea of Justin Trudeau acting as a mediator for the Venezuelan crisis, citing the Prime Minister’s “global power role,”

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MEXICO POLITICS: Canada’s Detention of Mexicans Surges After Visa Lift

MEXICO POLITICS: Canada’s Detention of Mexicans Surges After Visa Lift

Detention of Mexican citizens in Canada has spiked since December, when the government lifted its visa requirement for visitors from Mexico.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Denies He Wants G20 to Drop Paris Pact Mention

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Denies He Wants G20 to Drop Paris Pact Mention

“We will not let climate policy, or indeed international policy, (be) dictated by any country,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told legislators.

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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: Green Party Looks to Build Political Sway Beyond British Columbia

CANADA POLITICS: Green Party Looks to Build Political Sway Beyond British Columbia

“It’s just energizing Greens across the country and sending the message that it’s possible to elect Greens,” said leader Mike Schreiner.

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CANADA POLITICS: Opposition Picks Andrew Scheer Young Social Conservative to take on Trudeau

CANADA POLITICS: Opposition Picks Andrew Scheer Young Social Conservative to take on Trudeau

Andrew Scheer: “Imagine what we will do when we are all working together. We can’t go through another four years of Justin Trudeau.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Canada to Impose Pollution Caps, Fuel Tax on Provinces

CANADA POLITICS: Canada to Impose Pollution Caps, Fuel Tax on Provinces

“Making polluters pay is a critical part of any climate plan,” Environment Minister Catherine McKenna told reporters, saying every penny raised would be returned to the provinces.

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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: Canada Escalates Trade Dispute With US Because Trudeau is Under Pressure

CANADA POLITICS: Canada Escalates Trade Dispute With US Because Trudeau is Under Pressure

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is under pressure to secure support in a key region ahead of the country’s 2019 elections.

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CANADA POLITICS: Kevin O’Leary Drops Out of Conservative Race, Endorses Maxime Bernier

CANADA POLITICS: Kevin O’Leary Drops Out of Conservative Race, Endorses Maxime Bernier

“The Liberals politically own Quebec. Without growing the Conservative base in Quebec, beating Trudeau in 2019 would be a huge challenge,” O’Leary said at press conference with reporters in Toronto.

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CANADA POLITICS: July 2018 Canada on Track to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

CANADA POLITICS: July 2018 Canada on Track to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Canada was on track to legalize recreational marijuana by July 2018 after the government put forward legislation on Thursday that will see it regulate production but left the details of how the drug will be sold up to the provinces.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Mulls Tougher Russia Sanctions

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Mulls Tougher Russia Sanctions

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said: “Russia needs to be made aware of its responsibility in the bloody actions last week by the Assad regime and therefore we are always open to working with our friends, allies and partners allies to send clear messages through sanctions and other means to Russia.”

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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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