Pierre Trudeau

A shameful move: "This is a disgrace"

This was stated by the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The ovation took place shortly after Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, delivered an address to the parliament on Friday, when the assembly's speaker, Anthony Rota, called lawmakers' attention to 98-year-old Yaroslav Hunka, whom he described as a "war hero" who fought for the First Ukrainian Division.

Canadian official to examine Chinese election interference

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he will appoint a special investigator to decide whether there should be a public inquiry into reports of Chinese interference in Canada's elections.

Trudeau also is having a Parliament national security committee examine classified information on the matter.

Canada bans foreign home buyers for two years to cool market

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government announced Thursday it will ban foreign investors from buying homes in Canada for two years in a bid to cool off a hot housing market.

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland took a number of measures to tamp down speculation and demand amid record home prices in announcing the federal budget for the year.

Freedom Convoy: Resignation in Ottawa, Canada eases COVID measures

The chief of police in the Canadian capital Ottawa resigned 19 days after the start of the occupation of the center by the Freedom Convoy - the protest of truck drivers against the mandatory vaccination.

The resignation came after serious criticism over a prolonged blockade that halted traffic and hampered trade with the United States.

Canada’s Trudeau invokes emergency powers to quell protests

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked emergency powers Monday to quell the paralyzing protests by truckers and others angry over Canada's COVID-19 restrictions, outlining plans not only to tow away their rigs but to strike at their bank accounts and their livelihoods.

"These blockades are illegal, and if you are still participating, the time to go home is now," he declared.