Economists warn Trudeau and his cabinet that the economy is set to ‘slow significantly’

On the second day of the federal cabinet retreat, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his ministers heard from a trio of economists who came bearing grim news about Canada’s economic outlook.The economy is expected to weaken considerably, unemployment will tick up and inflationary pressures may not ease as quickly as hoped, the economists — Kevin…Continue Reading

Justin Trudeau looks back on a tumultuous 2022 in year-end interview with CBC

As the calendar counts down the final days of December, Canadians are taking time to reflect on the past year — and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is no exception.In a year-end interview with CBC News Chief Political Correspondent Rosemary Barton, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touched on a number of topics that have been top-of-mind for Canadians over 2022.The…Continue Reading

Trudeau called to testify at trial for man in London, Ont., gravel-tossing case

LondonPrime Minister Justin Trudeau has been subpoenaed to testify at the March trial of a man accused of throwing gravel at the Liberal leader during an election campaign stop in London, Ont., last year.Shane Marshall, 25, of St. Thomas faces assault with weapon count stemming from 2021 campaign stopIsha Bhargava · CBC News · Posted: Dec…Continue Reading

Trudeau says Haitian leaders must all agree before Canada would lead a potential military intervention

A potential Canadian military intervention in Haiti can’t happen unless all political parties in the troubled nation agree to it, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday.Speaking from Tunisia on the final day of the two-day Francophonie summit, Trudeau announced $16.5 million to help stabilize Haiti, where gangs are strangling access to fuel and critical supplies…Continue Reading

Trudeau, Chinese President Xi Jinping meet face to face at G20 in Indonesia

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke face to face on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, on Tuesday. In the brief discussion between the two leaders, who have been at odds over trade and the arrest and detainment of two Canadians, Trudeau raised concerns about media reports that China…Continue Reading

Trudeau pledges $990K for clearing landmines, cluster bombs in Cambodia, Laos

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is announcing nearly $1 million to help remove unexploded landmines and cluster bombs from Southeast Asia.He made the $990,000 pledge at an event focused on women in security, as the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations draws to a close in Cambodia.The funding is to support grassroots and government…Continue Reading

Trudeau slaps new sanctions on Iran’s ‘morality police’ as protests grip the country

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Canada will levy sanctions on “dozens” of Iranian individuals and entities — including the country’s so-called “morality police” — as security forces in Iran continue to crack down violently on protesters.Iran has been rocked by protests since Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman, died after being detained by Iran’s…Continue Reading

Trudeau spotted singing Bohemian Rhapsody days before Queen’s funeral

A video of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau singing Bohemian Rhapsody just days before Queen Elizabeth’s funeral kicked off a debate on social media, with some criticizing Trudeau for a lack of decorum.In a video circulating on social media, Trudeau is seen standing over a piano singing “easy come, easy go, little high little low. Any…Continue Reading

PM Trudeau could face subpoena to testify at residential school reparations trial

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could face a subpoena to testify as a witness during a trial scheduled to begin this month for a class-action lawsuit seeking reparations for the cultural devastation wreaked by residential schools, court records show. Lawyers representing 325 First Nations — more than half of all recognized First Nations in the country —  are…Continue Reading