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On Aga Khan vacation, Trudeau and John Kerry talked about incoming Trump administration

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he and former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talked about the then-incoming Trump administration and the …

Canada

Trudeau tours Quebec City while Freeland plots NAFTA negotiating strategy in TO

Trudeau’s town hall tour hits Quebec City — Freeland talks NAFTA in TO — ‘Major announcement’ on clean tech — Indigenous groups, environmental …

Canada

Justin Trudeau Says 2015's Sunny Promises Will Take Canada Through 2018's Storms

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau sees dark clouds on the political horizon: severe weather and income inequality begetting forced migration and a growing …

Canada

Corbella: Omar Khadr's rights more important than Canadian charities' rights

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will have his chance to prove that he treats Canadian churches and social agencies with the same respect he showed …

Omar Khadr

Conservatives surge to within three points of Liberals in newest Nanos poll, though may be too early to decipher trend

The governing Liberals are ceding ground to their rivals in the House in the wake of a series of ethics controversies involving the prime minister …

Canada

GUNTER: Trudeau’s naivete is what really makes him dangerous

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is simply not a serious leader.<p>We learned from former ethics commissioner Mary Dawson’s report into Trudeau’s vacation …

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HÉBERT: Town halls do reveal voter issues

There may come a time when Justin Trudeau falls out of love with the <b>open town halls</b> that are becoming a yearly feature of his tenure as prime …

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Justin Trudeau’s government is just as unpopular as Harper’s was in 2014 – VICE News

The Liberal government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who came into office promising to usher in ‘sunny ways’ and a departure from the cynicism of the outgoing Conservative government, now finds itself facing nearly identical approval ratings as Stephen Harper was in 2014, according to a new …

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New poll shows deterioration in approval ratings for Trudeau Liberals

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a lot more in common with Stephen Harper than he would probably like when it comes to his job approval score, a new poll shows.<p>More Canadians than ever before dislike Mr. Trudeau's Liberal government, whose approval ratings are now identical to Mr. Harper's before …

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Canadians Are Falling Out Of Love With Justin Trudeau

<b>All of Justin Trudeau’s</b> political blunders in 2016 (the Aga Khan vacation, no electoral reform, small business tax) are catching up with him and the …

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Kelly McParland: Our flippant prime minister simply won't tolerate differing views

Justin Trudeau has a profound respect for Canada’s charter of rights, not surprisingly given his father’s role in introducing it. Too bad he doesn’t …

Canada

Trudeau should offer better explanation for meeting Boyle, otherwise he looks 'foolish,' House should launch review of PMO screening process, say political players

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should reveal all the facts surrounding his now controversial meeting with former Afghan captive Joshua Boyle last …

Canada

What We're Watching: Is democratic reform coming back on the agenda?

Well, it was fun while it lasted. But — as predicted here last week — despite the best efforts of Conservative ethics critic Peter Kent and the …

Canada

Today's letters: Long-term care, wonderful Citizen reads

<b>Staffing numbers key to long-term care</b><i><br>Re: Release elder care home list, Jan. 13</i><p>Rather than releasing the elder care home list of medium- or high-risk …

Kathleen Wynne

Scheer better define himself, say observers, before he's pinned as a 'fuddy-duddy stuck in the '50s'

The Conservative Party’s policy convention is still eight month away, but leader Andrew Scheer is under pressure to define himself and his revamped …

Andrew Scheer

Morning Brief: Economic doom and 'megatrend' gloom

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Freeland makes the rounds in Vancouver ahead of foreign ministers' confab on North Korea

Freeland in Vancouver for mini-summit on Korean security — Fillmore launches consultations on leaders’ debates — NDP shows support for St. Anne’s …

Canada

Letter: Trudeau wasting taxpayers' money

Re: Chris Foulds column, Jan. 3 Observer<p>Why are we, the people of this country, Canada, funding a billionaire’s charity, the Aga Khan’s “Global …

Money

You Said It: Trudeau goes on tour

<b>WRONG FOR THE JOB</b>Rick Gibbons was right on in his recent article.When we hire someone such as an electrician a plumber or a mechanic, we expect that …

Kathleen Wynne

‘I very badly wanted to get it done,’ says Dawson of Trudeau report

Mary Dawson says she worked hard to get a report into Justin Trudeau‘s controversial Bahamas vacation out to the public before finishing her term as …

Canada

‘Are you finished ma’am?’: Trudeau fields softball questions at Western University lovefest as hecklers demand answers

Softball season is months away but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced a series of easy questions and two hecklers Thursday during a London town hall …

Canada

Canada's Trudeau returns to retail politics amid ethics attacks

LONDON, Ontario (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gathered with his cabinet on Friday aiming to reset the agenda after a rough end to 2017, hoping a return to retail politics and a little voter adulation restores momentum for the second half of his mandate.<p>Bracketing the two-day …

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Three ways politics mattered this week

For opposition critics who despaired at the timing of Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson's pre-Christmas findings on Trudeau's Bahamas vacation, …

PM wraps cabinet retreat with hint of pot pardons to come - after legalization

LONDON, Ont. — Canadians convicted of simple marijuana possession will have to wait until recreational pot is legalized later this year before …

Ralph Goodale

Trudeau's town halls offer a master class in changing the narrative

What better for a little reputation resuscitation than a talking-to-Canadians tour?<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to kick off 2018 with a …

Canada

Trudeau dons his Teflon suit at town hall meetings

The Prime Minister gets out of Dodge to meet the people, but there is heat waiting for him inside the Ottawa bubble, Tim Harper writes.<p>When we’re …

Canada

It's déjà vu as Justin Trudeau holds town halls again when his support looks vulnerable

One might be forgiven for experiencing a little déjà vu. In the wake of controversy surrounding his vacation on the Aga Khan's private island, Prime …

Canada

Trudeau says he’s open to strengthening ethics laws

Justin Trudeau says he's open to tightening federal conflict-of-interest laws and strengthening the powers of parliamentary watchdogs after a year in which both he and his Finance Minister were reprimanded by Canada's ethics commissioner.<p>The Prime Minister made the comments at the conclusion of a …

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Today's letters: Trudeau, Wynne, illegal drugs – what a week!

<b>‘Czar’ a highly inaccurate term</b> <i><br>Re: Ethics czar not quite done, Jan. 9</i>Could anyone explain why the holder of the post of ethics commissioner seems to …

Tim Hortons

Politics This Morning: Scheer speaks to the Mississauga Board of Trade; Trudeau wraps up cabinet retreat in London

Good Friday morning,<p>Conservative leader <b>Andrew Scheer</b> is venturing off to Canada’s most populous metropolitan region today for a high-profile address …

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