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Trudeau heading to China

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to travel to China for an official visit at the end of the month.

During the Aug. 30-Sept. 6 trip, Trudeau also will take part in the G20 leaders’ summit in Hangzhou on Sept. 4-5.

The Prime Minister’s Office said the visit comes at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

Province defends paying for CPP ad

TORONTO—Ontario’s Liberal government is defending a publicly-funded ad that promotes an agreement to enhance the Canada Pension Plan—a federal program.

“Ontario has been working to help close the retirement savings gap,” a voice says in the ad.

“Now the improved CPP would help close the gap and strengthen retirement security for working Canadians,” it adds.

More gender changes for IDs being mulled

TORONTO—Ontario is considering more changes to the collection and display of gender information on government documents, not long after announcing gender-neutral driver’s licences and health cards.

Public consultations launched earlier this month look at how gender information is treated on government forms and identification documents, including birth and marriage certificates.