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“Normal Christmas is quite frankly right out of the question”: Trudeau warns of surging infections

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has warned of the hospital system getting overwhelmed by a possible quadrupling of new COVID-19 cases by year end. Trudeau begged Canadians to stay home as much as possible as a second wave of the novel coronavirus rips across the country, forcing several of the 10 provinces to reimpose curbs […]

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Justin Trudeau takes a knee at Black Lives Matter demonstration

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a knee during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Ottawa on Friday. Trudeau’s act of solidarity comes after he declined to comment earlier in the day about whether he would be attending the protest. Still, he arrived at Parliament Hill — home to Canada’s Parliament — wearing a black […]

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Justin Trudeau’s mother hospitalised after fire at her Montreal apartment building

Margaret Trudeau, the mother of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, was rushed to hospital overnight after a fire broke out in her Montreal apartment. Emergency response officials told AFP that one person was transported to hospital, as local media posted images of several fire trucks, their long ladders extended and hoses strewn across the road […]

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Justin Trudeau is pushing for stricter gun laws after deadly shooting in Nova Scotia

In the wake of a deadly shooting rampage in Nova Scotia, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his administration is moving ahead with stricter gun laws. “In regards to gun control, we took very serious commitments in the election campaign and have moved forward — and are moving forward on them — to ensure that […]

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How is Canada’s first family spending time in self-quarantine amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday offered a glimpse into the Canadian first family’s COVID-19 quarantine while reassuring an anxious nation that he continues to govern. “I want to be clear. I have no symptoms. I’m feeling good. Technology allows me to work from home,” Trudeau told a news conference outside his official residence in […]

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PM Justin Trudeau vows to help Canadians financially amid coronavirus outbreak

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for coronavirus after returning from a trip to London, a statement from the PM’s office said on Thursday. The first lady of Canada had returned from a speaking engagement in Britain and had mild flu-like symptoms, including a low fever, late on Wednesday […]

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Justin Trudeau’s doughnut purchase flairs-up controversy

A photo of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a Winnipeg-based doughnut shop has proved to be a lightning rod among pastry-enthusiastic onlookers online. The confectionery controversy began when Trudeau tweeted a photo of himself carrying boxes out of the Oh Doughnuts shop in Winnipeg. “Picked up some of Winnipeg’s best to keep us going through another […]

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Canada: Justin Trudeau re-elected Prime Minister but as minority government

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won himself a second term in office, but as a minority government after Monday’s general election. His Liberal Party are projected to win 157 seats, 13 short of a majority, and therefore he will find it harder to pass legislation. The opposition Conservatives are expected to win the popular vote, but […]