The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, His Excellency, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, will be in Ottawa and Montréal on a working visit, from February 11 to 13, 2016. Canada is an active and committed member of the United Nations [continue reading].
On Thursday in Davos, Switzerland, at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, Trudeau pulled no punches as he vigorously defended the Canadian government’s decision to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February. Less than two months ago, Canadian Prime [continue reading].
This will be the first cell therapy development facility in the world to use a collaborative approach – between research institutions and industry – to solve cell therapy manufacturing challenges. The new, world-class facility will create good jobs, strengthen Canada’s [continue reading].
Canadians are feeling the holiday spirit, and a renewed sense of pride in our country, and our leader. Canadian kindness and concern for the families arriving shone like a beacon for refugees setting foot in Canada after their long ordeal. The Toronto Airport was prepared to [continue reading].
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, is hosting a First Ministers’ Meeting today with provincial and territorial Premiers to discuss the country’s strategy to fight climate change. A main focus of today’s First Ministers’ Meeting, the first held since 2009, is to discuss [continue reading].
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today advocating against acts of hatred and racism directed at specific Canadians in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris: “Following the terrorist attacks in Paris, I have noted with deep regret a [continue reading].
Conservative Party president John Walsh released a short statement shortly before Harper took the stage in Calgary, indicating Harper had instructed him to reach out to the elected caucus to appoint an interim leader and begin the next leadership selection process. The party is [continue reading].
If voters oust Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservatives, they’ll be voting for a whole new climate policy — and potentially tipping the scales of December’s Paris summit on global warming. For years, Canada and Australia have been the climate villains [continue reading].
Having fought (in) the wars that created these crises – Canada has systematically closed every possible avenue of access for refugees. This article is published in snippets. Bombing Islamic State for a year will cost Canada half a billion dollars. Canada previously spent [continue reading].
In the midst of a heated federal election campaign, a Canadian journalist who fought terror charges in Egypt for nearly two years will be returning to Canada with a clear message for all parties vying to form the next government – Ottawa needs to do more to help citizens [continue reading].
British Columbia, Canada: Yesterday I attended the political speech of Justin Trudeau at the Esquimalt constituent office of the Liberal candidate David Werner. It was a sunny day, a lot of people showed up to hear Mr. Trudeau speak, so many in fact, both sides of Esquimalt [continue reading].
THE prime minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, has called an election for Oct. 19, but he doesn’t want anyone to talk about it. He has chosen not to participate in the traditional series of debates on national television, confronting his opponents in quieter, less public [continue reading].