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Trudeau on same page as G20

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.

Postal union to stick with court challenge

MONTREAL—The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it will continue with its Federal Court challenge of Canada Post’s decision to end home mail delivery—even with a new federal government in power.

A union spokesman in Quebec said yesterday that while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to maintain home delivery across the country, it was said as a campaign promise.

Diamond sets record

GENEVA—An exceptionally-large blue diamond sold yesterday for 48.6 million Swiss francs ($48.5 million)—a new record price for any jewel at auction, Sotheby’s said.

It culminated two Geneva auctions in which a convicted Hong Kong tycoon on both times bought a rare coloured diamond to honour his daughter.