Canada's Trudeau 'sorry' over controversial charity contract
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Monday for not recusing himself from discussions about a government contract to a charity that had paid his family large sums of money for speaking appearances.
Canadian ethics watchdog launches new investigation into Trudeau
Canada's ethics watchdog said Friday he has launched an investigation into Justin Trudeau, after a controversial contract to manage a major government programme was awarded to a charity with links to the prime minister's family. Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion tweeted that he had "informed" Trudeau of the decision. His investigation is…
Air Canada to lay off half its workforce as virus bites
Air Canada announced Friday that it will lay off at least half of its staff due to the collapse of its business during the coronavirus pandemic.
Trudeau unsure if his kids would return to school in worst-hit Quebec
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he did not know if he would send his children back to school in the province worst-hit by the coronavirus outbreak.
Canada-US border likely to be closed by Saturday: Trudeau
The Canada-US border will likely be closed to non-essential travel overnight from Friday to Saturday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.
Canada PM's wife positive for new coronavirus
Justin Trudeau's wife has tested positive for novel coronavirus, his office said late Thursday while assuring the public the Canadian prime minister is fine. Canada's leader and his 44-year-old wife announced Thursday they were self-isolating while she was tested for coronavirus after a public event. "Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau was tested for COVID-19 today. The test came…
Canada seeks thorough probe of Iran plane crash
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada would demand a thorough investigation after scores of its citizens died when a Ukrainian jetliner crashed in Iran.
Trudeau pushes tax cuts, climate in test for minority government
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled a legislative agenda on Thursday that touts tax cuts and tougher climate actions in the first test of his new minority government.