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Trudeau Talks Tech at Top Studio in B.C. After Meeting with Washington Governor

Trudeau Talks Tech at Top Studio in B.C. After Meeting with Washington Governor

By Camille Bains, The Canadian Press

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A small group of demonstrators protesting Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion chant as Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves a hotel steps away following a meeting Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Seattle. Trudeau met with Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee to discuss trade, regional economic development, and climate. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

BURNABY, B.C. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau demonstrated a new virtual camera used by game makers at an Electronic Arts Canada studio near Vancouver on Thursday after promoting the country’s technology sector to officials in Washington state.

Trudeau held the camera on his shoulder as two actors wearing special suits pretended to box at the company’s Capture Lab, an animation facility in Burnaby.

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Trudeau Promotes Canadian Tech, Lures Foreign Investment at Microsoft Summit

Trudeau Promotes Canadian Tech, Lures Foreign Investment at Microsoft Summit

By Laura Kane, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses a gathering during the opening of Microsoft’s new location in Vancouver on June 17, 2016. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was to pitch major multinational companies on investing in Canada’s technology sector on Wednesday, joining top business leaders inside the closed-door Microsoft CEO Summit in Redmond, Wash. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

REDMOND, Wash. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Washington state Wednesday to promote Canada’s growing technology industry to major multinational companies, joining top business leaders inside the closed-door Microsoft CEO Summit.

Trudeau’s visit comes as U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration poses both challenges and opportunities for Canada’s high-tech industry. Trump’s “America First” rhetoric and his plans to slash corporate taxes could mean more investment flows south of the border, but his restrictive approach to immigration could draw talent north, experts said.

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How a Call from President Trump’s Son-in-Law Started a Scramble on NAFTA

How a Call from President Trump’s Son-in-Law Started a Scramble on NAFTA

By Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump take part in a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

WASHINGTON – A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law set off a frantic scramble ending in sighs of relief across three national capitals that the North American Free Trade Agreement would survive.

Jared Kushner called around supper time.

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Sorry Mexico, Step Aside China; It’s Canada’s Turn to Get Blasted by Trump

Sorry Mexico, Step Aside China; It’s Canada’s Turn to Get Blasted by Trump

By Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press

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President Donald Trump speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, during the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Days of Remembrance ceremony. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON – Step aside, China and Mexico: Canada is now U.S. President Donald Trump’s whipping-boy-du-jour on trade, something he made abundantly clear Tuesday with a tweet, a tax, a threat, a scolding and a familiar faux-compliment he used to lavish on others.

A preferred Trump tactic is to compliment sly foreigners for outfoxing his supposedly dim-witted presidential predecessors in trade deals. In the 1990s, he said it about Japan. More recently, it was China and Mexico.

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Trudeau Gets Called a Scumbag at a Winnipeg News Conference on Child Care

Trudeau Gets Called a Scumbag at a Winnipeg News Conference on Child Care

By The Canadian Press

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Heckler Josh Sigurdson is escorted out of the room as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a YMCA-YWCA day care centre in Winnipeg, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Trudeau was in Winnipeg to highlight their plan to spend $7 billion over 10 years to create more child care spaces across Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Justin Trudeau’s news conference at a Winnipeg daycare was interrupted by a protester who called the prime minister a scumbag.

Staff from the Prime Minister’s Office say the man gained entry to the event claiming to be a member of the “world alternative media.”

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Letters from Students Prompt Trudeau’s Visit to Winnipeg School

Letters from Students Prompt Trudeau’s Visit to Winnipeg School

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The city of vancouver is shown in the background as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours a tugboat in Vancouver Harbour, Tuesday, Dec.20, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

WINNIPEG — Letters written by students at Robert H. Smith School to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prompted the visit scheduled for later today.

Students took part in a letter-writing project last December and invited the PM to talk to students about active citizenship and leadership.

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Trudeau in Winnipeg Thursday for Town Hall

Trudeau in Winnipeg Thursday for Town Hall

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a town hall in Sherbrooke, Que. on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

WINNIPEG — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will land in Winnipeg later this week for a town hall as part of his cross-Canada tour.

Trudeau will speak at the University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre at 3:30 p.m. The original plan was for Trudeau to attend the Caboto Centre on Wilkes Avenue, but an overwhelming demand for tickets required a larger venue.

His grassroots tour is to allow Trudeau the opportunity to “remain connected with Canadians and engage with them across the country, at home in their communities.”

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Language Complaints Filed Over Trudeau’s French Answers to English Questions

Language Complaints Filed Over Trudeau’s French Answers to English Questions

By The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a town hall in Sherbrooke, Que. on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has received nine complaints related to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s French-only answers to English questions at a public meeting in Quebec. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

OTTAWA – The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has received nine complaints related to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s French-only answers to English questions at a public meeting in Quebec.

Spokesman Nelson Kalil said Thursday the office is launching an investigation into the complaints.

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Trudeau Aims to Connect with Canadians in Coffee Shops, Church Basements

Trudeau Aims to Connect with Canadians in Coffee Shops, Church Basements

By Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press

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The city of vancouver is shown in the background as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours a tugboat in Vancouver Harbour, Tuesday, Dec.20, 2016. Trudeau is planning to embark on a campaign-style tour, talking to average folks at coffee shops and church basements across the country. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is ringing in the new year with a determined effort to re-establish his connection with grassroots Canadians after closing out 2016 amid accusations of kowtowing to wealthy donors at elite Liberal fundraisers.

Trudeau is planning to embark on a campaign-style tour, talking to average folks at coffee shops and church basements across the country.

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