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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Wins Canada’s Newsmaker Of The Year

CANADA: Justin Trudeau Wins Canada’s Newsmaker Of The Year

Fully 87 per cent chose Justin Trudeau as the top newsmaker in The Canadian Press’s annual survey of newsrooms across the country.

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CANADA: Harjit Sajjan Defence Minister Visits Northern Iraq

Harjit Sajjan, Defence Minister thanked the Iraqi defence minister for welcoming him.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Now Failing On His Campaign Promises

Justin Trudeau promised his Liberals would bring 25,000 refugees to Canada by January 1st. They dropped their target to 10,000 refugees settled.

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AUSTRALIA: Turnbull Texted Spy Chief Duncan Lewis Number To Andrew Hastie

Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed he personally texted Australia’s spy chief Duncan Lewis with the mobile phone number of Liberal MP Andrew Hastie.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Confused About War Against ISIS

Justin Trudeau’s been far less adept at explaining why he intends to withdraw six Canadian fighter jets from the airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Honeymoon Takes Center Stage

CANADA: Justin Trudeau Honeymoon Takes Center Stage

Which isn’t to say that many Canadians find fault with how any of this has unfolded.

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CANADA: Dennis Oland Trial Takes Center Stage

CANADA: Dennis Oland Trial Takes Center Stage

Richard Oland, 69, was found dead in his Saint John office on July 7, 2011.

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CANADA: Christy Clark Slams Trudeau’s Plans To ‘Legitimize’ Senate That ‘Doesn’t Work’

Christy Clark: “They don’t. They shouldn’t … And we won’t endorse it.”

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AUSTRALIA: Imran Syed Labor Candidate Sacked

A federal Labor candidate in Victoria has been dropped from the party after labelling world leaders clowns, blaming soldiers for heroin addiction.

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AUSTRALIA: Ashley Dyball Kurdish Fighter Tried To Join Australian Army

Ashley Dyball isn’t saying anything much at all since he was deported from Germany. Dyball says he is “still under investigation”.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Personally Welcomes Syrian Refugees

CANADA: Justin Trudeau Personally Welcomes Syrian Refugees

“We define a Canadian not by skin colour, language, religion or background, but by shared values, aspirations, hopes and dreams.” Justin Trudeau added.

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CANADA: Vogue Magazine Features Justin Trudeau, Sophie Trudeau (Profile, Photos)

“We won because we listened to the things Canadians were talking positively and hopefully about,” Justin Trudeau.

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AUSTRALIA: Philippines, Australia Now Unite Against ISIS

The cooperation were discussed by Philippine police officials with Australian Justice Minister Michael Keenan and Federal Police Commissioner Neil Gaughan.

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CANADA: Haidah Amirzadeh Says Incoming Syrians Will Seize Golden Opportunities

Haidah Amirzadeh was 7 months pregnant and couldn’t speak English when she arrived as a refugee in 1989. Haidah Amirzadeh is now a lawyer.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Makes Impressive Debut With First Nations

“I’ve never seen anything this positive on aboriginal affairs,” said Grand Chief Ron Michel of the Prince Albert Grand Council. “I trust that guy.”

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CANADA: President Obama Special Red Carpet For Justin Trudeau

The White House has not yet announced a date for the dinner between Obama and Justin Trudeau.

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AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Talks About His Future In Politic

Tony Abbott says he received ‘thousands of messages of support and encouragement’ since losing the prime ministership in September.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau To Improve Canada’s Relationship With Indigenous People

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reset Canada’s relationship with its indigenous people during his address to a group of First Nations leaders.

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CANADA: Nanny Leslie Kimberly-Kemper Raised Justin Trudeau To Become Prime Minister

Leslie Kimberly-Kemper was hired along with Monica Mallon after Michel, the youngest Trudeau son was born, and Diane Laverge found it time to move on.

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AUSTRALIA: Ian Macfarlane Cannot Reshuffle Cabinet – Attorney-General George Brandis

AUSTRALIA: Ian Macfarlane Cannot Reshuffle Cabinet – Attorney-General George Brandis

Attorney-General George Brandis: “No backbencher can force a cabinet reshuffle on a prime minister by swapping parties in order to game the system,”

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