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Trudeau Says Canada Stands Ready to Help to Lebanon Following Beirut Explosion

Toronto/Sputnik: Canada stands ready to assist Lebanon in the aftermath of an explosion in Beirut earlier on Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement.

Canadian opposition leader calls on Trudeau, Morneau to resign over WE scandal

Toronto/Sputnik: Canada’s opposition leader Andrew Scheer has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau to resign amid the ongoing WE Charity scandal.

Trudeau announces $14bln in federal funding for provincial COVID-19 economic restart

Ottawa/Sputnik: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that the federal government will provide $14 billion in funding for Canadian provinces and territories as part of its “safe restart” program.

Canada loses its four-year bid to secure a seat on UN Security Council

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Liberal Government has lost a four-year bid for one of two available temporary UN Security Council seats by getting the third position, behind Norway and Ireland, media reports said.

Canada: Liberals to table new bill for stricter CERB rules, to impose penalties and jail terms for false claims

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Liberal government is set to impose stricter rules for claiming the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), as well as fines and jail terms for fraudulent applicants, media reports said.

Justin Trudeau's 21-second pause on a question about Trump's actions in US receives criticism

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's 21-second pause on June 2 before answering a reporter's question about U.S. President Donald Trump's handling of nationwide protests against police violence, was condemned by the Civil rights leader Al Sharpton on Thursday, media reports said.

Nearly 60 percent of Canadians Do Not Have Confidence in Trudeau to Prevent Economic Crisis- Poll

Toronto/Sputnik/UNI: Nearly 60 percent of Canadians do not have confidence in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s abilities to prevent a deepening economic crisis amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, an Angus Reid poll revealed.

Canada looking at reuniting families separated due to border closure: Justin Trudeau

Ottawa/IBNS: The reunion of the families separated due to the Canada-U.S. temporary border closure, is being looked into by Canada's federal government through a slight change in the directives for the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA), Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, media reports said.

Canada's conservatives say House of Commons should be considered an 'essential service'

Ottawa/IBNS: Amidst continuing discussion by Canada's political parties on bringing back Parliament, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that regardless of the decision by all parties, the parliament would continue to function with a reduced number of members physically present three times a week for some time, media reports said.

Canada ready to make COVID-19 contact tracing calls daily, Trudeau says

Ottawa/Xinhua/UNI: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that his government is ready to track the contacts of those who test positive for COVID-19 by making tracing calls every day.

Canada-U.S. border for non-essential travel to remain closed for another month

Ottawa/IBNS: An extension to the closure of the Canada-US border for non-essential travel for another month due to fear of COVID-19 Pandemic spread was announced by Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday, media reports said.

Trudeau extends COVID-19 wage subsidy to August

Ottawa/Xinhua/UNI: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday that his government's wage subsidy program for employees in businesses hit hard by COVID-19 will last until the end of August.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces ban on assault-style firearms

Ottawa/IBNS: Weeks after the country's worst mass shooting by a gunman in Nova Scotia claiming 22 lives, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced the ban of over 1,500 models and variants of assault-style firearms.

Canada finds one million respirators acquired from China unfit to combat COVID-19

Toronto/IBNS:  Canada's public health authority has said around one million KN95 respirators acquired from China have failed to meet federal Covid-19 standards which can be used by health workers working on the frontline.

Canada: PM Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie recovers from COVID 19

Ottawa/IBNS: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife  Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, who was one of the earliest celebrities since the outbreak occurred to have tested positive for the COVID 19, on Sunday said she has recovered from it.