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Trudeau on Guns: ‘Lots of Conversations’ About Next Steps But No New Registry

Trudeau on Guns: ‘Lots of Conversations’ About Next Steps But No New Registry

By Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his four-year-old son Hadrien meet with seniors at the Milton Community Hall in North Milton, P.E.I. on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

CHARLOTTETOWN – The Liberal government has no plans to resurrect the controversial long-gun registry, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted Monday as Canadians struggled to come to terms with a deadly shooting last week that killed four people, including two police officers.

Trudeau, who spent the day visiting Prince Edward Island as part of an ongoing tour of Atlantic Canada, found himself fielding the same questions that often follow such tragedies — including whether Ottawa is prepared to consider additional restrictions on firearms.

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Feds Will Make Marijuana Legal in Canada on Oct. 17, Trudeau Says

Feds Will Make Marijuana Legal in Canada on Oct. 17, Trudeau Says

By Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reflected in a TV screen as he speaks at a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

OTTAWA – Canadians will have to wait until Oct. 17 — one month longer than expected — before they’ll be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the date Wednesday during the last question period in the House of Commons before MPs departed for a three-month summer break.

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Trudeau Holds Town Hall Meeting in Winnipeg, Faces Questions About Immigration

Trudeau Holds Town Hall Meeting in Winnipeg, Faces Questions About Immigration

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a meeting of the Prime Minister’s Youth Council at Red River College in Winnipeg, Wednesday, January 31, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced questions on immigration, pipelines and Indigenous issues — and dealt with a few disruptions — during a town hall meeting with some 1,800 people at the University of Manitoba Wednesday night.

Trudeau was asked by some people whether he would boost the number of immigrants accepted into Canada every year.

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Justin Trudeau to Appear in Town Hall Event at University of Manitoba

Justin Trudeau to Appear in Town Hall Event at University of Manitoba

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during the closing news conference at the World Economic Forum Thursday, January 25, 2018 in Davos, Switzerland. Trudeau is saluting the courage of women who’ve levied allegations of sexual misconduct against the former leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

WINNIPEG — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s coast-to-coast town hall circuit is continuing as the Liberal leader makes a stop in Winnipeg next week.

Trudeau will appear at a town hall event at the University of Manitoba’s Max Bell Centre on Wednesday, January 31.

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Trudeau Announces $35M for Canada’s Diversity Gardens at Assiniboine Park

Trudeau Announces $35M for Canada’s Diversity Gardens at Assiniboine Park

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with daughter Ella-Grace, arrives at Assiniboine Park on Saturday, July 29, 2017. (APC / FACEBOOK)
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Canada’s Diversity Gardens is a $75 million project planned for Assiniboine Park. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Aside from his duties at Friday’s Canada Summer Games opening ceremonies, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came with a $35 million gift for Assiniboine Park.

Trudeau made the funding announcement Saturday towards Canada’s Diversity Gardens, a $75 million project scheduled to open in late 2019.

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Trudeau to Attend Canada Summer Games Opening Ceremonies

Trudeau to Attend Canada Summer Games Opening Ceremonies

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kayaks on the Niagara River in Niagara-on-the Lake, Ont., on Monday, June 5, 2017. Trudeau will attend the 2017 Canada Summer Games opening ceremonies in Winnipeg on Friday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

WINNIPEG — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is one of the thousands of visitors arriving in Winnipeg this week for the start of the 2017 Canada Summer Games.

Before flying in Friday afternoon, the prime minister will receive a boat tour of Lake of the Woods in Kenora, Ontario, where rowing competitions will be held.

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Trudeau Talks Sex Appeal, Politics on ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ in Niagara Falls

Trudeau Talks Sex Appeal, Politics on ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ in Niagara Falls

By David Friend, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kayaks on the Niagara River in Niagara-on-the Lake, Ont., on Monday, June 5, 2017. Trudeau was promoting World Environment Day. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

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.

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Mayors Press Trudeau Liberals for Help to Handle Legalized Marijuana

Mayors Press Trudeau Liberals for Help to Handle Legalized Marijuana

By Jordan Press, The Canadian Press

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference in Ottawa, Friday June 2, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

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.

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