Justin Trudeau

Another Headache for Trudeau as Conservatives Take Oil-Rich Alberta

United Conservative Party (UCP) candidate Jason Kenney defeated Rachel Notley and the left-wing New Democratic Party (NDP) in Alberta on Tuesday, ending four years of NDP rule in the conservative-leaning province and moving oil-rich Alberta into the coalition lined up against scandal-plagued Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the upcoming national election.

NAFTA talks likely to continue on sidelines of UN meeting: Trudeau

Canadian Meltdown: Trudeau Expels Indigenous Female Former Justice Minister from Liberal Party

Embattled Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday expelled former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and another female former minister, Jane Philpott, from the Liberal Party caucus. Wilson-Raybould unleashed a firestorm upon the Trudeau administration in February by accusing Trudeau and his underlings of politically interfering with a corruption prosecution against the enormous SNC-Lavalin construction company.

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Justin Trudeau’s Top Adviser Resigns amid Corruption Scandal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top political adviser and confidant Gerald Butts resigned on Monday from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), claiming that allegations of political corruption levied against him by “anonymous sources” had become a “distraction” to the prime minister.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Consulate General, May 17, 2018 in New York City. Earlier in the day, speaking at the Economic Club of New York, Trudeau said the sticking points to renegotiating the North American …

China Sentences Canadian Drug Smuggler to Death

The Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in China’s Liaoning Province sentenced Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg to death on Monday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau immediately condemned the sentence as “arbitrary” and said the Schellenberg case is “of extreme concern to us as a government.” Many observers speculated the swift and severe judgment is related to China’s ongoing dispute with Canada over the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

Flags of Canada and China are placed for the first China-Canada economic and financial strategy dialogue in Beijing, China, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (Jason Lee/Pool Photo via AP)