Tag Archives: Justin Trudeau

Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs On US Goods Go Into Effect

The Associated Press reports: Canada began imposing tariffs Sunday on $12.6 billion in U.S. goods as retaliation for the Trump administration’s new taxes on steel and aluminum imported to the United States. Some U.S. products, mostly steel and iron, face 25 percent tariffs, the same penalty the United States slapped on imported steel at the end of May. Other U.S. ...

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Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Nationwide

The BBC reports: Canada’s parliament has passed a law legalising the recreational use of marijuana nationwide. The Cannabis Act passed its final hurdle on Tuesday in a 52-29 vote in the Senate. The bill controls and regulates how the drug can be grown, distributed, and sold. Canadians will be able to buy and consume cannabis legally as early as this ...

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Some Canadians #BoycottUSA Over Trump’s Trade War

The New York Post reports: Blame America. Canadians have taken to practicing pocketbook diplomacy in defense of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is caught in a trade war of words with President Trump, by boycotting American goods and canceling vacations to the United States, according to a report. Shoppers are shunning Kentucky bourbon, California wine and Florida oranges, and avoiding ...

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WH Trade Adviser Regrets “Inappropriate Language” About Canadian PM Justin Trudeau: I Own My Mistake

Politico reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Tuesday walked back his comments over the weekend saying that there was a “special place in hell” for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, acknowledging that his language was “inappropriate.” “Let me correct a mistake I made,” Navarro said at a conference in Washington hosted by The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network. ...

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CANADA: Parliament Unanimously Condemns Attacks On Justin Trudeau By Trump And White House Officials

Reuters reports: Canada’s House of Commons on Monday unanimously condemned the personal attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by U.S. President Donald Trump and his surrogates as the famously polite nation simmered over the weekend broadsides by its U.S. ally. Lawmakers gave unanimous consent for a motion backing Canadian steel and aluminum, hit by U.S. tariffs, as well as the ...

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De Niro Apologizes To Canada For “Idiotic” Trump

Canada’s CBC reports: Robert De Niro, fresh off the Tony Awards stage where he verbally attacked the U.S. president, is now apologizing for Donald Trump’s behaviour following the G7 summit. De Niro, speaking Monday in downtown Toronto where he’s launching a major development alongside celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa, called Trump’s behaviour “a disgrace.” “I just want to make a note ...

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GOP Senator Defends Canada After Trump’s Attacks

The Hill reports: Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) came to the defense of Canada following attacks on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by President Trump and some of his top advisers. Trump and some of his top economic aides targeted Trudeau over the weekend after the Canadian leader criticized steep tariffs imposed by the U.S. on Canadian steel and aluminum imports. ...

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G7 Nations Blast Trump’s “Ad Hominem” Attacks

Talking Points Memo reports: Fellow G7 members responded harshly to President Donald Trump’s refusal to sign a previously agreed-upon joint statement authored by all seven nations at a summit this weekend, with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Sunday pointedly condemning Trump and his advisers’ “ad hominem attacks.” “We spent two days to obtain a text and commitments. We will ...

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White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro: There’s A Special Place In Hell For Justin Trudeau [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro lit into Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday, saying there’s a “special place in hell” for a world leader that double crosses President Donald Trump. “There’s a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad-faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him ...

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Trump Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow: Trudeau Double Crossed America And Stabbed Us In The Back [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday tore into Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for “double crossing” President Trump with critical comments about U.S. trade policy. “He was polarizing. He really kind of stabbed us in the back,” Kudlow said in strikingly critical remarks during an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “He did a ...

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Glorious Leader Calls Justin Trudeau A Liar

CBS News reports: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced he told President Trump he will go through retaliatory tariffs after Mr. Trump’s decision not to exempt allies such as Canada from tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Although Mr. Trump signed onto the communique for the G-7 summit, he tweeted afterward that he had instructed representatives “not to endorse” it ...

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REPORT: Trump Asked Trudeau About Canada Burning Down White House (Which Was Done By The British)

CNN reports: President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a testy phone call on May 25 over new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration targeting steel and aluminum imports coming from Canada, including one moment during the conversation in which Trump made an erroneous historical reference, sources familiar with the discussion told CNN. According to the sources, ...

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Trump Lies Again About Canadian Trade Surplus

The Hill reports: President Trump fired back at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday after Trudeau called Thursday’s implementation of U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum an affront to Canadian soldiers who died serving alongside their U.S. compatriots. Trump accused Canada’s government of treating U.S. agricultural interests “very poorly” in a tweet, adding that the country was “highly restrictive ...

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Trudeau Blasts Trump On “Totally Unacceptable” Tariffs: We See No Sign Of Common Sense In This [VIDEO]

“These tariffs are totally unacceptable. The numbers are clear: The United States has a $2 billion U.S. dollars surplus in steel trade with Canada – and Canada buys more American steel than any other country in the world, half of U.S. steel exports. Canada is a secure supplier of aluminum and steel to the U.S. defense industry, putting aluminum in ...

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Trump Denies Lying About Trade To Canadian PM

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday insisted that the U.S. has a trade deficit with Canada after he reportedly acknowledged mentioning the deficit to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a meeting without knowing if it the claim was actually true. Trump tweeted that the U.S. does “have a Trade Deficit with Canada” noting that the U.S. has a ...

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Trump Boasts About Lying To Justin Trudeau

The Washington Post reports: President Trump boasted in a fundraising speech Wednesday that he made up information in a meeting with the leader of a top U.S. ally, saying he insisted to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the United States runs a trade deficit with its neighbor to the north without knowing whether that was the case. “Trudeau came ...

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Fox Host Floats Canadian Border Wall [VIDEO]

The Wrap reports: “Fox & Friends” floated the possibility on Friday that in addition to a wall on America’s southern border, the U.S. should consider erecting one to protect Americans from Canada. “President Trump might want to think about a northern border wall if Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gets his way,” said Jillian Mele during the show’s headlines segment. ...

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CANADA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Issues Formal Apology For Abuses Of LGBT Citizens [VIDEO]

The CBC reports: The Canadian government has tabled [introduced] a bill that will allow people convicted of historical same-sex offences to have their criminal records expunged. Proposed legislation aims to correct a “historical injustice” now recognized as the criminalization of same-sex activity by consenting adults, effectively removing from the record convictions that would today be inconsistent with the Charter of ...

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CANADA: Government Earmarks $100M To Compensate Military And Federal Employees Ejected For Being Gay

CBC news reports: The Trudeau government has earmarked more than $100 million to compensate members of the military and other federal agencies whose careers were sidelined or ended due to their sexual orientation, The Canadian Press has learned. The money will be paid out as part of a class-action lawsuit settlement to employees who were investigated, sanctioned and sometimes fired ...

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Rolling Stone: Why Can’t Trudeau Be OUR President?

From Rolling Stone‘s profile of Justin Trudeau: It’s strange to witness: He speaks in a modulated, indoor voice. His dark hair is a color found in nature. At home, there is a glamorous wife and three photogenic children, still not old enough to warm his seat at next week’s G-20 summit or be involved in an espionage scandal. When Trudeau ...

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