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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Justin Trudeau

This year
# Justin Trudeau
US warplane shoots down unknown object flying over Canada
The North American Aerospace Defence Command said it had detected an object flying at high altitude over Canada.
Last year
# factcheck
FactCheck: Iranian protesters have been arrested & killed, but 15,000 aren't sentenced to death
Justin Trudeau helped spread the claim, but later deleted his tweet.
# Freedom Convoy
More than 100 arrested as Canadian police crack down on Ottawa trucker protest
The demonstrations have drawn right-wing extremists and veterans, some of them armed.
# Freedom Convoy
Police move in to clear anti-vaccine convoy protesters from key border bridge in Canada
The days-long blockade of the Ambassador Bridge has paralysed a key North American trade route.
All time
# British Columbia
Canada's Trudeau to visit indigenous children's graves
The remains of more than 200 children were uncovered at the British Columbia school in May.
# Canada
Justin Trudeau hit by small stones thrown by protesters
The Canadian Prime Minister has faced pushback over his response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
# Brexit
UK and Canada agree post-Brexit trade can continue under same terms as EU deal
Business groups welcomed the announcement but warned that firms face a ‘cliff edge’ without deals with the EU and other nations.
# oh canada
Trudeau denies interference in Canadian government contract awarded to charity with family ties
It is the third ethics probe the Canadian prime minister has faced.
# Canada
Man who crashed lorry on grounds of Justin Trudeau’s home had several weapons, police say
Police, who said he is facing multiple charges, believe he was acting alone.
# Canada
Justin Trudeau takes a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters in Canada
“These are not just black Canadians. It’s everyone who’s saying black lives matter.”
# Canada
Lengthy pause from Trudeau as he's asked about use of tear gas on US protesters
Trudeau has been careful in the past not to criticise his counterpart as Canada relies on the US for 75% of exports.
# Justin Trudeau
Sophie Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister, tests positive for Covid-19
The couple is to self-isolate for the next 14 days.
# Justin Trudeau
Canada will provide money to families of those in plane shot down by Iran
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the families will each receive 25,000 Canadian dollars
# Plane Crash
Ukraine seeks evidence as video appears to show missile hitting downed airliner over Iran
American, British and Canadian officials say intelligence sources indicate that Iran shot down the plane.
# Liberal Party
Justin Trudeau narrowly wins Canadian election
The prime minister will likely lead a minority government.
# Too close to call
Trudeau on the brink as Canada goes to the polls in tight election
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau risks losing his majority in what’s expected to be one of Canada’s closest elections ever.
# election ahead
'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move
Obama tweeted yesterday that he was proud to work with Trudeau.
# contrite
Canada PM Justin Trudeau can't say how many times he wore blackface
“I am wary of being definitive,” he told reporters yesterday.
# canadian pm
New video emerges of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup
The controversy has come as a blow to the Canadian prime minister’s re-election campaign ahead of next month’s election.
# Liberal Party
Justin Trudeau announces general election for Canada this October
Parliament was dissolved today.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics by 2021?
The Canadian Prime Minister has promised to ban single-use plastics “where supported by scientific evidence and warranted.”
# recycling
Canada is planning to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement today.
# High demand
First-time cannabis users on the rise in Canada since legalisation
Those most likely to give it a go for the first time were men aged 45 to 64.
# Under fire
Unapologetic Trudeau denies interfering in prosecution of Canadian engineering firm
Facing calls to resign, Trudeau addressed the allegations at a news conference today in Ottawa.
# oh canada
Top Canadian minister quits Justin Trudeau's crisis-laden cabinet
The Canadian Prime Minister has been accused of pressuring his former Attorney General not to prosecute a major engineering firm.
# Political crisis
Explainer: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is facing a political scandal ... what's it all about?
It centres around claims that a former attorney general was inappropriately pressured to prevent a prosecution.
# gerry butts
Justin Trudeau's longtime advisor has quit amid allegations he interfered in a criminal prosecution
Gerry Butts has “categorically” denied the accusations.
# diplomatic rift
China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death
Robert Lloyd Schellenberg declared his innocence throughout a retrial.
# Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun
Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada
Mohammed al-Qunun was already en route to Toronto today when Justin Trudeau made the announcement.
# Huawei
'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US
Meng Wanzhou was arrested last week as she changed flights in Vancouver.
# Canada
Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use
Legalising weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
# all the facts
FactCheck: Did Justin Trudeau's eyebrow fall off during a press conference?
Footage online appears to show the Canadian Prime Minister’s eyebrow falling off at a live press conference.
# diplomatic tensions
Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'
US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.
# g7 summit
'Very dishonest & weak': Trump lashes out at Trudeau following G7 summit
The summit descended into farce and a renewed threat of global trade war.
# trade war
Donald Trump fights with 'indignant' Trudeau and Macron on Twitter before meeting G7 leaders
It’s another tense meeting of world leaders today after Trump enforced tariffs that could spark a trade war.
# whatever doesn't kill me
11 months on from near-death experience, Canadian hails Winter Olympics 'miracle'
The country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has hailed Mark McMorris’s “tenacity”.
# political correctness
Justin Trudeau apologises for telling woman to say 'peoplekind', not 'mankind'
Trudeau had interrupted a woman who was making a speech at a town hall event to make the ‘correction’.
# you're too kind
Trump and Prince Charles got the most expensive gifts from the Taoiseach this year
Justin Trudeau got socks from Leo Varadkar (of course), among other presents.
# The Tragically Hip
Tears from Trudeau and flags at half-mast as Canadian singer Gord Downie dies
“We are less as a country without Gord Downie in it.”
# Bombardier
DUP not one bit happy with US decision that could cost Northern Ireland thousands of jobs
The US is hitting aircraft constructors Bombardier with massive tariffs after rival firm Boeing alleged it sold jets to Delta Airlines at below-cost prices.