Canada opposition chief, leading in election race, under fire over gun control

The head of Canada’s opposition Conservative Party, who has a chance of beating Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in an election, on Saturday pushed back against charges he plans to weaken gun controls, an issue that could prove costly. Conservative leader Erin O’Toole has been pressed repeatedly this week over his campaign promise to overturn a … Read more

Justin Trudeau criticised for calling Canadian election in 4th wave

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his decision to call an election during the pandemic in first debate of the campaign for this month’s election. Trudeau is facing a tough re-election battle against his Conservative Party rival, Erin O’Toole. The vote is on September 20. “Why did you trigger an election in the middle of … Read more

Trudeau triggers Canadian election, voting day September 20

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau triggered an election Sunday as he seeks to capitalize on Canada being one of the most fully vaccinated countries in the world. Trudeau announced the election would be held on September 20 after visiting the governor general, who holds a mostly ceremonial position representing Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II as head of … Read more

Trudeau triggers Canadian election, voting day Sept. 20

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau triggered an election Sunday as he seeks to capitalize on Canada being one of the most fully vaccinated countries in the world. Trudeau announced the election would be held on Sept. 20 after visiting the governor general, who holds a mostly ceremonial position representing Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II as head of … Read more

Trudeau’s itinerary points to him triggering early election

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading to the governor general’s residence Sunday and is expected to dissolve Parliament and trigger an early election as he seeks to capitalise on Canada being one of the most fully vaccinated countries in the world. Trudeau’s itinerary’s shows he will visit the governor-general, who holds a mostly ceremonial position … Read more

Official: Canadian PM Trudeau to call election for Sept 20

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will announce Sunday he is calling a snap election for September 20, an official familiar with the plans told The Associated Press. The source, who was not authorised to talk publicly about the matter and spoke on condition of anonymity, confirmed the election date on Thursday. Trudeau is seeking to … Read more

Justin Trudeau condemns Chinese court’s sentence in Canadian’s espionage case

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said a Chinese court’s sentencing of Canadian businessman Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison for espionage on Wednesday was “absolutely unacceptable” and called for his immediate release. The United States embassy in Beijing also condemned the sentencing in a statement, saying that proceedings against Spavor and another Canadian charged … Read more

Justin Trudeau criticises Montreal Canadian ice hockey team for draft pick

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he was not happy with the decision by the Montreal Canadiens to draft an 18-year-old player who was fined in Sweden for sharing an explicit photo of a woman without her consent. The Canadiens chose Logan Mailloux in the first round of the draft on Friday night. He … Read more

Your Ads Code Here....