MANILA, Philippines—Canada will increase the number of ground troops it has in Iraq to train local forces as a way of making a bigger military contribution to the coalition fighting Islamic militants, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says.
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OTTAWA—The international datebook dictated that Justin Trudeau’s debut on the world stage would come at the G20 leaders’ summit this weekend in Turkey.
But had it been up to him to decide the time and place himself, the prime minister probably could not have picked a better international meeting that fits with the agenda that brought him to power with a majority government.
OTTAWA—There weren’t any whistles, but there were more than a few bells, as the marathon federal election campaign entered its final week yesterday.
OTTAWA—Stephen Harper’s political opponents agreed on one thing yesterday: it is unlikely the prime minister was in the dark about the controversial Mike Duffy expense payout given that his right-hand man knew.