RIGA, Latvia—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today that Canada is extending its NATO commitment in Latvia by another four years—to March, 2023—and will boost the number of troops in the country to 540 from the current 455 in a show of ongoing solidarity with the alliance.
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OTTAWA—A Liberal member of Parliament facing what he calls an allegation following an incident in Halifax on the weekend remains a member of the government caucus.
But so far, no one is saying much about the matter.
The chief of staff to government whip Pablo Rodriguez says Francis Drouin, MP for the eastern Ontario riding of Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, is still a Liberal MP.
OTTAWA—There remains no information to warrant a change in Canada's risk level, Public Safety minister Ralph Goodale reiterated yesterday following what he described as a “horrendous” midday van attack in Toronto that killed 10 pedestrians and injured 15 others.
OTTAWA—After four decades, the federal government is getting rid of rules that turned away would-be immigrants with intellectual or physical disabilities, Immigration minister Ahmed Hussen said yesterday.
The government no longer will be allowed to reject permanent resident applications from those with serious health conditions or disabilities.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians need to have a conversation about whether to allow women and men to be paid to donate eggs or sperm for fertility treatments.
While many strong opinions are expected on this proposed change, Trudeau said he believes it is an important issue that needs to be studied.