Is Justin Trudeau ready for the fight? 

Is Justin Trudeau ready for the fight? 

[ad_1] Poilievre won’t physically be at the convention, but nor will he be far — fuel for chit chat at boozy receptions and the motivation for any strategizing that takes place. All of it forces a question, whether said out loud or not: Is Justin Trudeau ready for the fight? The prime minister will make … Read more

Federal workers tell Trudeau to step in to pay and work-from-home dispute

Federal workers tell Trudeau to step in to pay and work-from-home dispute

[ad_1] Striking federal workers in Canada are calling for the prime minister, Justin Trudeau, to get involved in stalled negotiations, as the largest job action in decades enters its 10th day and key government services grind to a halt. More than 100,000 employees with Canada’s largest public sector union have been on strike since last … Read more

Trudeau stumps for democracy in New York — and for his future back home

Trudeau stumps for democracy in New York — and for his future back home

[ad_1] Trudeau’s words echoed U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan who used a major policy address Thursday to point the direction the White House plans to take in the global economy. “We’re at a moment now where we need to build capacity to produce the goods and invent the technologies of the future,” Sullivan said … Read more

Trudeau on U.S. abortion debate: ‘When do we get to stop having to relitigate?’

Trudeau on U.S. abortion debate: ‘When do we get to stop having to relitigate?’

[ad_1] With the battle over the abortion pill in the headlines — the U.S. Supreme Court has maintained access to mifepristone, for now — Trudeau also took to the internet last week to remind the world where he stands. “With attacks on reproductive rights around the world, it’s really important that we not take things … Read more

Ottawa hangover: After triumph of Biden visit, reality bites back at Trudeau

Ottawa hangover: After triumph of Biden visit, reality bites back at Trudeau

[ad_1] Katie Telford, the prime minister’s chief of staff, joined the mix of business leaders and political insiders who gathered at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre. Jenni Byrne, the fixer behind the rise of Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, was also in the crowd. Hardly inaudible was the persistent chatter about the vultures circling over the Trudeau … Read more

Biden and Trudeau to mix thorny issues with niceties

Biden and Trudeau to mix thorny issues with niceties

[ad_1] Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have met multiple times virtually, in person and on the sidelines of larger global summits in the last two years. | Pool photo by Lukas Barth “This visit is about taking stock of what we’ve done, where we are and what we need to prioritize for … Read more

Von der Leyen, Trudeau tout ‘green alliance’ before Biden visits

Von der Leyen, Trudeau tout ‘green alliance’ before Biden visits

[ad_1] “It’s to create good and well paying jobs, to promote growth, to boost our energy and climate cooperation across the board,” von der Leyen told reporters in Kingston, Ontario on Tuesday. “China produces 98 percent of Europe’s supplies of rare earths,” she said. “Europe needs to de-risk this dependency.” Canada is a minerals-rich country … Read more

Canada is ‘elbows deep’ in helping Haiti, Trudeau says

Canada is ‘elbows deep’ in helping Haiti, Trudeau says

[ad_1] Trudeau announced Canada will send two navy vessels to the Haitian coast as part of a surveillance and intelligence operation. The announcement is the latest in Canada’s piecemeal response, short of the military intervention requested by acting Prime Minister Ariel Henry. Trudeau said the deployment of the navy vessels is intended to deter gangs … Read more

Trudeau knows there’s trouble on the horizon

Trudeau knows there’s trouble on the horizon

[ad_1] Trudeau’s campaign-style tone is unmistakable. “There are two leaders today that you have to choose between,” he said in reference to Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, a formidable communicator who has been tapping into the politics of misery to build an anti-Trudeau coalition. In his Friday speech to his party, Trudeau cast himself as a … Read more