Canadian PM criticises Canadiens 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. Continue Reading

Trudeau is a fraud, says Opposition

The leading candidate to replace Justin Trudeau as Canada’s prime minister has attacked him during the second debate of the campaign, calling him a phony and fraud who can’t even recall how often he’s worn blackface. Conservative party leader Andrew Scheer on Monday immediately brought up Trudeau’s blackface scandal after it was not mentioned in the first debate. Continue Reading

Setback for Trudeau in Canada polls

Conservatives led by rookie Andrew Scheer edged into the lead against beleaguered Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, which shed support to smaller leftist rivals less than a month from Canada’s general election, according to polls Tuesday. The two parties had been neck and neck at the start of the campaign. Continue Reading

Canada election campaign officially kicks off today

The Bank of Canada also warned last week that the economy, facing international headwinds, will slow in the second half of the year, with economists worried about a prolonged trade war between the world’s two biggest economies, the US and China. Throughout his first term, Trudeau cast himself as a champion in the fight against global warming, while Scheer has vowed to roll back a federal carbon levy as his first act in office, if elected. Continue Reading