Justin Trudeau

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau kneels along with protesters demanding justice for George Floyd

The protestors observed silence for nine minutes as it was the amount of time that the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee on Floyd`s neck.

Jun 06, 2020, 18:17 PM IST

Justin Trudeau in self-isolation after wife Sophie tests positive for coronavirus

The couple will remain in isolation for a planned period of 14 days, the Prime Minister`s Office said in a statement.

Mar 13, 2020, 08:47 AM IST

Iran likely downed Ukraine airliner with missiles, Canada's Trudeau says, citing intelligence

The Ukraine International Airlines flight to Kiev from Tehran crashed on Wednesday hours after Iran fired ballistic missiles at two US military bases in Iraq, and Iranians were on high alert for a US military response. 

Jan 10, 2020, 06:54 AM IST

Resurgent Quebec separatist movement rattles Canada election, strips Justin Trudeau of majority

The Bloc Quebecois, revitalized under new leader Yves-Francois Blanchet, jumped to 32 seats from 10 seats in the predominantly French-speaking province, according to provisional results. Quebec accounts for 78 seats in the House of Commons, second only to Ontario.

Oct 22, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Barack Obama tweets support for Canadian PM Justin Trudeau in re-election campaign

"I was proud to work with Justin Trudeau as President," Obama said in a tweet. "He`s a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues like climate change. The world needs his progressive leadership now, and I hope our neighbours to the north support him for another term."

Oct 17, 2019, 07:07 AM IST

Justin Trudeau apologises again after another set of racist photo was released

The Canadian Prime Minister has issued another apology after facing backlash over his racist photographs.

Sep 20, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

'Deeply sorry': Justin Trudeau apologises for 2001 brown face make-up pic

"I can say I made a mistake when I was younger and I wish I hadn't. I wish I had known better then, but I didn't and I'm deeply sorry for it," Justin Trudeau said. 

Sep 19, 2019, 15:02 PM IST

Canada PM Justin Trudeau says more gun control needed after Toronto area shootings

"Far too many communities and families are facing terrible tragedies because of gun violence and it is really important that a government show leadership on that," Trudeau told reporters during a campaign stop outside Toronto. Canadians head to the polls on Oct. 21.

Sep 17, 2019, 00:33 AM IST

Canada PM Justin Trudeau dissolves Parliament, calls general election on October 21

The 47-year-old Justin Trudeau, who is seeking a second term as PM, visited Governor General Julie Payette, Canada`s acting head of state, on Wednesday morning to formally launch the campaign.

Sep 11, 2019, 23:10 PM IST

Asha Bhosle receives birthday wishes from Justin Trudeau

She is also a recipient of the highest civilian awards in India, including the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and the Padma Vibhushan.

Sep 09, 2019, 13:57 PM IST

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau calls for action as gun violence spikes in Toronto

With the numbers of shooting incidents rising rapidly in Toronto this summer, Trudeau met with the city`s mayor John Tory as provincial, municipal and federal governments in Canada scrambled to respond to the outbreak of violence.

Aug 14, 2019, 00:22 AM IST

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting

The Canadian musician Drake, one of the team`s most prominent and outspoken fans, earned a place on one of the buses.

Jun 18, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

Canada set to approve hotly-debated pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit

If completed, the expansion would nearly triple capacity on the pipeline that runs from the western crude-rich province of Alberta to British Columbia`s Pacific coast.

Jun 16, 2019, 21:25 PM IST

Bravery and sacrifice: World leaders gather in south England to remember D-Day

French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and leaders and senior figures from 10 other countries are also due to attend.

Jun 05, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

Ex-ministers keep up pressure on Canada's Trudeau over scandal

Former Treasury Board chief Jane Philpott resigned her post because she disagreed with how Trudeau had handled the matter. 

Apr 04, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history as first non-white opposition leader in Canada's Parliament

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh has created political history in Canada when he made his debut in the House of Commons as the first non-white leader of a major opposition party in the country.

Mar 20, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

You are making Canada proud: Justin Trudeau to Lilly Singh

Singh has landed a rare chance to host a late night talk show on a major broadcast network -- a feat for a woman of colour.

Mar 18, 2019, 21:37 PM IST

Canada's Trudeau disputes ex-minister's charge she was pressured on SNC-Lavalin

The remarks by Jody Wilson-Raybould deepened the worst crisis of Trudeau`s tenure months before an October election.

Feb 28, 2019, 09:04 AM IST

China says detained former Canadian diplomat does not have diplomatic immunity

Kovrig is not now serving as a diplomat and had entered China on his most recent trip on a regular passport and business visa, Chinese officials said.

Jan 14, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

Trump, Trudeau agree to press China on detained Canadians: Ottawa

China denounced the move, and the affair is threatening to increase global tensions at a time when Washington and Beijing are already locked in a trade war.

Jan 08, 2019, 11:12 AM IST