WASHINGTON – Justin Trudeau is meeting with Washington power brokers in an effort to preserve the Canada-U.S. trading relationship.
The prime minister is meeting on Capitol Hill with dozens of members of the powerful House of Representatives committee that oversees trade negotiations, and will later meet President Donald Trump at the White House.
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gamely bantered about his sex appeal, his thoughts on Canada’s relationship with the U.S., and how he’d like to see a woman lead the country as he appeared on “Live with Kelly and Ryan” on Monday.
Trudeau was the first sitting Canadian prime minister to appear on the long-running American daytime TV show, which was visiting Niagara Falls, Ont., for two episodes.
OTTAWA – The mayors of Canada’s biggest cities say they need a slice of the tax windfall from legal marijuana to cover what they describe as significant costs associated with enforcing a signature initiative from the federal Liberals.
They raised their concerns with cabinet ministers this week, pressing the case that some tax revenues from sale of the drug must filter down to cover costs associated with land-use issues, business licensing applications and enforcement once the purchase, sale and recreational use of the drug is no longer illegal.
OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says governments won’t rest until they turn the tide on a rising opioid epidemic.
Health officials and political leaders have been sounding the alarm about a dramatic spike in opioid deaths across Canada — the focus of a national summit in Ottawa last fall that pulled together experts from across the country.