Tag Archives: Justin Trudeau

Trudeau responds to U.S. airstrike in Syria International,News,Politics

By: Hayley Michaud Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement on twitter shortly before 9 a.m expressing Canada’s full support of the United States’ action in Syria. U.S. warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield at 8:40 p.m. EDT Thursday night in response to Tuesday’s chemical weapons attack. Please read my statement on

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Premier Kathleen Wynne to drop hydro rates 17% Business,News,Politics,Uncategorized

Ontario’s will be seeing relief from high hydro bills following a decade of steadily increasing rates and the Liberals’ steady decline in approval ratings.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced a new plan Thursday morning that will reduce hydro rates by about 17% on the average bill.

That’s on top of the 8% reduction announced at the beginning of the year, making rates drop by a total of 25% on average.

Wynne said the rate relief strategy—which will kick in this summer—is built to last.

Trump’s withdrawal from TPP: What does it mean for Canada? Business,International,News,Politics

By: Hunter Crowther Canadian businesses are adjusting to Donald Trump’s announcement the United States will withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement once he takes office. In a video released Monday night, the president-elect shared his priorities for when he succeeds President Barack Obama on Jan. 20. He called the TPP “a potential disaster” for the United States.

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Finance Minister to release 2016 Ontario Fall Economic Statement News,Politics

By: Hunter Crowther The provincial Liberal government says only minor adjustments to the Greater Toronto Area’s housing market are to be expected in today’s fall economic statement. Finance Minister Charles Sousa will introduce Ontario’s 2016 Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review in Queen’s Park on Monday. Both he and Premier Kathleen Wynne said there would be modifications to the

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appoints six new senators from Ontario News,Politics

By: Hunter Crowther The first female OPP commissioner, a former Ontario civil servant and a former executive at Scotiabank are among the latest appointees to the Senate. The appointments follow Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s continuing campaign to reform the Senate. “I am pleased today to put forward six exceptional candidates as new Senators representing Ontario,” Trudeau

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Canada’s free-trade deal with EU to spark economy News

By Allyyssa Sousa-Kirpaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has signed a free-trade deal with the European Union that could stimulate the economy and bring new jobs to Canada, said an expert in international trade. The benefit for Canadians will result from the reduction and elimination of tariffs, said Ian Lee a business professor at Carleton University. “Anytime Canada signs an

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