Bloc leader slams Trudeau over handling of COVID-19 vaccine orders
Says government should have moved sooner to obtain manufacturing rights and beef up Canadian production capacity.
Trudeau defends arrest of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou
No regrets about following the rule of law, says world must stand up to China.
Trudeau to tout climate and trade at Asia-Pacific economic summit
…but Canada’s tensions with China and the US-China dispute threaten to overshadow the meeting.
PM prods premiers to impose more stringent COVID-19 measures
Offers federal backing and not be deterred by the economic costs of shutting down businesses.
Trudeau expects trade deal with UK can be done before 2021
Says a deal should be relatively straightforward to manage even as the UK lurches toward its official exit from the EU.
Trump likely ‘taking names’ on Biden congrats after Trudeau outreach
No ruling out that Trump could find a way to retaliate against Canada in his remaining time in the Oval Office.
Trudeau first leader to talk to US president-elect Joe Biden
They discussed COVID-19, climate change, fighting anti-Black racism and China’s detention of the two Michaels.
Ottawa’s silence necessary during US election uncertainty: experts
Any premature declaration could create a damaging economic backlash if Trump were to eventually prevail.
Trudeau, EU leaders meet to reinforce support of world order
Pre-US election meeting is their first formal discussion since the changeover of Europe’s top political leadership late last year.
Dairy farmers facing losses due to CUSMA will be compensated: Trudeau
They’ve received a multi-year commitments for trade deal losses from EU and Pacific Rim agreements, but not North American deal.
PM blasts Tories for push to keep WE probe alive
Sidestepped questions about having one special committee continue the investigation into the charity.
Conservatives want anti-corruption committee to probe WE controversy
Also to press the House ethics and finance committees to resume looking at the matter.
Infrastructure bank to invest $10B in priority areas for pandemic recovery
Three-year plan would create 60,000 jobs by expanding access to high-speed internet, greening transit fleets.
Throne speech lacks support for farms, energy: Saskatchewan Premier
Moe said the address failed to mention the request for a $28-billion boost in health care funding.
Trudeau declares COVID-19 second wave underway
COVID-19 has killed about 9,250 people as the case count has been edging toward the 150,000 mark.
Ethics watchdog dismisses conflict of interest allegations against Telford
Dion called Tory accusations against Trudeau’s chief of staff “speculative” and don’t measure up to requirements of the Act.
Liberals plan fund to spur green technology, jobs
Plans to spend on building retrofits, clean energy and production of electric vehicle.
Case against man accused of threatening PM put off again
He faces 21 weapons charges as well as one of threatening the prime minister
Watchdog bites former envoy to US over corporate meetings with ministers
MacNaughton was Trudeau’s point man in Washington for three-and-a-half years before he left one year ago.
Trudeau doesn’t want an election but country will ‘figure it out’ if need be
He believes it’s what opposition parties want, not what Canadians or the government wants.
Trudeau, cabinet plot Canada’s path through and beyond pandemic
Prime Minister warns the country first needs to get through the pandemic in order to talk about “next steps.”
Political fallout continues despite shuttering of WE’s Canadian operations
Trudeau and Morneau under investigation by the federal ethics watchdog for possible breaches of the Conflict of Interest Act.
Only private investment will save Canada’s economy
Generating, rather than consuming government revenues will require a profound reversal by the Trudeau government.
Calls mount, frustration grows over Trudeau’s promise to help Hong Kong
No new pronouncements despite Chinese authorities’ having conducted several waves of arrests as part of a crackdown on pro-democracy activists and media.
Opposition decries black ink in WE documents, allege continued coverup
Contain numerous exchanges between federal civil servants, ministerial staff and WE Charity officials
Trudeau promises roadmap following prorogation and cabinet reshuffle
Comes on the heels of Bill Morneau’s sudden resignation as finance minister.
Morneau resigns finance post and seat, plans to run for head of OECD
Exit comes amid WE charity controversy and investigation by the federal ethics watchdog.
Trudeau, Morneau, Telford must resign, or trigger an election: Blanchet
Cites the WE Charity controversy and a contract going to company that employs Telford’s husband prove the Liberal government is no longer trustworthy.
Ministers, top public servant to be grilled by committee on WE affair
The House of Commons ethics committee is conducting a review of existing safeguards in place to prevent conflicts of interest
Liberals turn over thousands of pages on WE decision
The Liberals handed more than 5,000 pages about the decision to the committee over the weekend
Opposition hoping for answers in government documents about WE Charity deal
The feds have until Aug. 8 to table with the Commons finance committee all documents related to the now-cancelled agreement
WE controversy takes bite out of Trudeau, Liberal popularity: Poll
49% said that if Trudeau is found to have broken the ethics law a third time, there should be an election to decide if he is fit to continue serving as PM