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Tearful Justin Trudeau Mourns “Canada’s Sovereign”

The CBC reports: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a solemn statement Thursday shortly after Queen Elizabeth’s death, saying Canadians are grateful for the monarch’s decades of service to the country and the Commonwealth. Speaking later at a cabinet retreat in Vancouver, a tearful Trudeau said he’s struggling to come to terms with the Queen’s death. “I’m having trouble believing that …

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Putin Mocks G7 Leaders As Out Of Shape: “Disgusting”

The Associated Press reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin shot back at Western leaders who mocked his athletic exploits, saying they would look “disgusting” if they tried to emulate his bare-torso appearances. Putin made the comment during a visit to Turkmenistan early Thursday when asked about Western leaders joking about him at the G7 summit. Speaking to reporters, Putin retorted that, …

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Trudeau: Canada Will Ban The Sales Of Handguns

The New York Times reports: Most owners of what Canada calls “military-style assault weapons” would be required to turn over their firearms to a government buyback program under legislation introduced on Monday, which would tighten the country’s already stringent control of firearms. The Canadian government also announced new regulations that will ban the sale, purchase, importation or transfer of handguns. …

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FLOTUS Meets Zelensky’s Wife In Surprise Ukraine Visit

The Washington Post reports: First lady Jill Biden made an unannounced visit to Ukraine on Sunday, stopping at the border town of Uzhhorod after visiting a refugee processing center in Slovakia. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made his own unannounced stop the same day in Irpin, a suburb of Kyiv devastated in the early weeks of the Russian invasion. During …

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Trudeau Proposes Ban On Foreigners Buying Homes

The BBC reports: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has proposed a two-year ban on some foreigners buying homes. The measure comes as the country grapples with some of the worst housing affordability issues in the world. Prices have jumped more than 20%, pushing the average home in Canada to nearly C$817,000 ($650,000; £495,000) – more than nine times household income. …

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Trudeau Strikes Coalition Deal To Hold Office Thru 2025

Politico reports: Justin Trudeau has brokered a deal with the left-leaning New Democrats that will keep his minority Liberal government in power until 2025. The Canadian prime minister announced Tuesday a formal entente that will see the NDP vote with his Liberal minority government on shared objectives until the House of Commons rises in June 2025. Canada’s next fixed election …

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Justin Trudeau Revokes Emergencies Act: It’s Over

CTV News reports: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government will take steps to end the use of the Emergencies Act after it was invoked just over a week ago in response to the ongoing trucker convoy blockades and protests. Trudeau made the announcement alongside Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, Justice Minister David Lametti, Public Safety Minister …

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House Of Commons Votes To Affirm Emergencies Act

The CBC reports: A motion affirming the Liberal government’s decision to invoke the Emergencies Act passed a crucial House of Commons vote Monday, ensuring the expansive powers contained in the act remain in use by authorities thanks to parliamentary support from the New Democrats. While the powers contained in the Emergency Act took effect immediately, the Liberal government needed to …

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Shapiro Defends Musk Comparing Trudeau To Hitler

Media Matters has the transcript: What was the left all hot and bothered about yesterday? What the left was hot and bothered about was the fact that Elon Musk tweeted out an internet meme about Hitler. This is what the left was super worried about. So, just to get this straight, if a Black Lives Matter activist attempts to murder …

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Elon Musk Posts Meme Comparing Trudeau To Hitler

The Daily Beast reports: Elon Musk—the world’s wealthiest man and oldest teenage boy—is showing his ass on Twitter again. Musk posted a meme that unfavorably compared Canada’s democratically elected prime minister Justin Trudeau to Adolf Hitler to make some deeply confused point about the anti-vaccine-mandate trucker protests and cryptocurrency. Musk’s post was in reply to a report about Canada ordering …

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Trudeau Invokes “Emergencies Act” For First Time In Canadian History Over “Serious Challenges” To Police

CTV News reports: For the first time in Canadian history, the federal government is enacting the Emergencies Act to bring the ongoing trucker convoy protests and blockades to an end. “With each illegal blockade, local law enforcement agencies have been acting to keep the peace within their jurisdiction. Despite their best efforts, it is now clear that there are serious …

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Trudeau To Invoke “Emergencies Act” Over Covidiots

The CBC reports: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told his caucus he will invoke the never-before-used Emergencies Act to give the federal government extra powers to handle the protests across the country, according to sources. Those sources, who were not authorized to speak publicly, said the prime minister will inform the premiers of his decision later today. In a meeting …

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US Urges Trudeau: Use Federal Power To End Blockade

The Associated Press reports: The Biden administration urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government Thursday to use its federal powers to end the truck blockade by Canadians protesting the country’s COVID-19 restrictions, as the bumper-to-bumper demonstration forced auto plants on both sides of the border to shut down or scale back production. For the fourth straight day, scores of truckers taking …

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GOP Rep Claims Trudeau Fled Truckers To “Hide” In US

CNN reports: Rep. Chip Roy, a Texas Republican, has twice in the past three days promoted a fictional online rumor that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fled to the United States because of a protest in Ottawa by a group of truck drivers and others opposed to vaccine mandates, Covid-19 restrictions and Trudeau himself. Roy’s tweets appeared to have been …

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Trudeau Blasts Anti-Vaxxers For “Threats, Violence, Hatred” And “Stealing Food From Homeless” [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said Canadians were disgusted by the behavior of some people protesting against COVID-19 vaccine mandates in Ottawa and said he would not be intimidated. Police said most demonstrators have been peaceful but local residents complained about blaring truck horns and some demonstrators using the streets as a toilet. Some also harassed a …

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Justin Trudeau Tests Positive For COVID, Feels “Fine”

The New York Times reports: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has tested positive for the coronavirus after an exposure last week. He said on Twitter that he was not feeling ill. He said later in an online news conference that two of his three children had also tested positive. Mr. Trudeau has been isolating since last Thursday, when he …

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Trudeau To Advise Canadians Against Overseas Travel

Reuters reports: Canada is set to advise its population to avoid international travel while provinces ramp up vaccinations to combat the fast-spreading Omicron coronavirus variant. But efforts to head off a rising COVID-19 wave are complicated by public pandemic fatigue. In a meeting with provincial premiers on Tuesday, Trudeau also discussed a possible ban on non-essential incoming travelers, CBC News …

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Trudeau Mandates Vax For Air And Rail Passengers

The Toronto Star reports: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday detailed his government’s plan to require full vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of travel, announcing that by Oct. 30, anyone eligible for a vaccine who is flying out of a Canadian airport or taking a Via Rail or Rocky Mountaineer train must be vaccinated against COVID-19. The new rules …

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Justin Trudeau Wins Third Term As Prime Minister

The CBC reports: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has won enough seats in this 44th general election to form another minority government — with voters signalling Monday they trust the incumbent to lead Canada through the next phase of the pandemic fight by handing him a third mandate with a strong plurality. After a 36-day campaign and a $600-million election, the …

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Obama Endorses Trudeau Ahead Of Canadian Election

CTV News reports: With less then a week until election day, former U.S. president Barack Obama has waded into the fray to bolster the campaign of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, who he describes as his “friend.” Even after Obama left office, the pair have maintained friendly relations, with the former president visiting Trudeau at an Ottawa brewery for a pint …

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