Justin Trudeau

Canada Holds 2017 Immigration Target at 300,000 People

By Leah Schnurr OTTAWA, Nov 1 – Canada said on Monday it would let 300,000 immigrants into the country in 2017, maintaining this year’s target despite recommendations to increase it to help spur economic growth and help business leaders bring in more talent. Immigration Minister John McCallum told reporters that making the 300,000 target permanent

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Canada PM Condemns ‘Cold-Blooded Murder’ of Philippines Hostage

By Andrea Hopkins and Manuel Mogato KANANASKIS, Alberta/MANILA, April 26 – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned on Monday the execution of a Canadian hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines, calling it “an act of cold-blooded murder.” John Ridsdel, 68, a former mining executive, was captured by Islamist militants along with three other

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After First 100 days, Canada PM Trudeau takes Twitter Queries

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, Feb 13 – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who never skips a chance to reach out to voters, marked 100 days in office on Friday by fielding Twitter questions on topics from Star Wars to economics to what he had for lunch. Critics were already complaining that Trudeau is more style

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‘Trudeaumania’ Makes Global Debut at G20 Summit

BELEK, Turkey, Nov 15  – Justin Trudeau, Canada’s charismatic new prime minister, made his international debut on Sunday and was greeted by business executives seeking selfie pictures and an appointment book full of meeting requests from the world’s most powerful politicians. Canadian leaders rarely cause a stir at international gatherings but there was no chance

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