Prime Minister of Canada

Justin Trudeau won’t compromise Canadian values for seat on UN Security Council

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is not willing to compromise Canadian values and principles just to get the country a seat at the UN …

Israel

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

Feds long way from restarting or scrapping missing, murdered women inquiry: PM

<i>The Canadian Press</i><br>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is a long way from “starting over or scrapping” the inquiry into missing and …

Canadian News

EDITORIAL: Learning from the hijab hoax

Since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory didn’t say it, we will. The problem with Toronto’s …

Kathleen Wynne

Change in Canadian society on sexual harassment ‘not fast enough,’ Trudeau says

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he believes society is still lagging behind the systemic changes he is trying to make on Parliament Hill …

Gender

Anti-abortion activities, projects ineligible for Canada’s revamped youth service program

Activities and projects that are considered to be anti-abortion will be ineligible for funding as part of Canada's revamped national youth volunteer program.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched the first phase of the new Canada Service Corps program during a live Instagram video Tuesday, calling …

Rights & Freedoms

Editorial: Feds wrong to link jobs cash, abortion debate

The federal government is demanding that groups hew to the Liberal line about abortion in order to receive funding to hire summer students.<p>It’s a …

Omar Khadr

Statement by the Prime Minister on Raoul Wallenberg Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Raoul Wallenberg Day:<p>“Today, we pay tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, a …

Justin Trudeau

You Said It: Politicians don’t actually care what you think

<b>CONSULTATIONS?</b>Justin Trudeau held his “townhall meetings” and now Mayor Jim Watson is asking for taxpayers’ input on what to do about Sparks Street. …

Donald Trump

Ottawa urged to support small businesses owned by women

A cross-border women's business group created from a meeting last year between Justin Trudeau and Ivanka Trump is recommending the Canadian government create a procurement policy with a target of allocating 5 per cent of federal contracts to small businesses owned by women.<p>The proposed policy would …

Ivanka Trump

Trudeau Suggests Trump's NAFTA Threats Should Be Taken With Grain Of Salt

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau remains optimistic that Canada, the United States and Mexico can strike a deal to modernize NAFTA that benefits all three …

Chrystia Freeland

3 big stories you might have missed on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

An immigrant to Canada indirectly helps Donald Trump defend his mental state, Yemen pleads for $1 billion in aid to stop a deadly famine, and Liberal …

Donald Trump

Liberals to create corporate social responsibility ombudsman

OTTAWA -- The Liberal government is planning to make good on a campaign promise to create an ombudsman with teeth to oversee the conduct of Canadian …

World Economic Forum

In the news today, Jan. 17

Eight stories in the news for Wednesday, Jan. 17<p>——<p><b>CANADA, U.S. URGE CRACKDOWN ON NORTH KOREA</b><p>Canada and the U.S. led calls Tuesday for the global …

Canada

Grassroots Liberals To Push For Decriminalizing All Drug Use At Party Convention

OTTAWA — Even as Justin Trudeau prepares to deliver on his promise to legalize recreational marijuana, Liberal MPs are pushing the government to go …

Indigenous Peoples

‘This man is reprehensible’: Justin Trudeau’s abortion stance draws anger of U.S. right

An ex-Trump adviser, several news organizations and Trump’s favourite Fox News morning show have dumped on Trudeau in a wake of the jobs grants …

Social Work

Canada stands alone on the international stage

The Canadian government, in concert with what is left of the U.S. State Department, brought the old allies from the Korean War together in Vancouver on Tuesday, for no particularly good reason other than to remind North Korea that it has more to fear than the tweets of Donald Trump, and to remind …

Robert Lighthizer

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 …

Edmonton

Prime Minister launches Canada Service Corps

The Prime Minister and Minister of Youth, Justin Trudeau, today launched the design phase of Canada Service Corps, Canada’s new national youth …

Justin Trudeau

EDITORIAL: Justin Trudeau withdraws a cheap promise of an open border

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Talking the talk is easy. Walking the walk is not so easy. Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, thought he could take a …

Justin Trudeau

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 17

<b>WHAT A SHAME</b><br>I would like to comment on the cancellation of the nude swim. My family comes from Europe and I was born and raised in Montreal. I have …

Kathleen Wynne

Trudeau Not Sorry Russia, China Weren't Invited To Vancouver Meeting On North Korea

OTTAWA — Both China and Russia will be integral to securing peace on the Korean peninsula, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau conceded Monday even as he …

North Korea

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 …

Aga Khan

Saskatchewan's next premier won't back down on carbon tax fight

Saskatchewan’s outgoing premier and the five candidates vying to replace him are firing back after the federal government released new details of its …

Canada

Toronto police say hijab-cutting incident never happened, investigation is closed

Toronto police say an 11-year-old girl’s report of having her hijab cut by a scissors-wielding man as she walked to school last week did not …

Society

GOLDSTEIN: B.C. carbon tax claims mostly hot air

The more real-world experience Canadians have with government-imposed carbon pricing schemes, the more evidence mounts they are money-grabbing …

Climate

Canada Service Corps - Canada.ca

The information you provide through this survey is collected under the authority of the <i>Department of Employment and Social Development Act (DESDA)</i> …

Justin Trudeau

A year after mosque shooting, Quebec politicians say day of action against Islamophobia is too controversial

A proposed day of action against Islamophobia is getting some pushback in Quebec City.<p>Canadian Muslim groups wrote Prime Minister Justin Trudeau …

Quebec City

5 things to know for Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

A summit on how to dissuade North Korea from continuing its nuclear weapons and missiles program is set to get underway in Vancouver today. Plus, the …

North Korea

Trudeau’s carbon-price threat might backstop more foes than friends

It's not going to be so easy for Justin Trudeau's Liberal government to manage federal-provincial affairs in 2018. It's starting with a warning shot.<p>The new federal carbon tax legislation doesn't just threaten consequences for naysayers, such as Saskatchewan, or serve as a flashpoint for a …

Climate