Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question during a news conference on parliament hill in Ottawa, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Prorogation was a surprise, but a new throne speech is welcome, Liberal MPs say

Many Liberal MPs seem unconcerned about the possibility the vote could trigger an early election

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question during a news conference on parliament hill in Ottawa, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre throws a redacted document tabled at the House of Commons Finance Committee provided by the Government during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre throws a redacted document tabled at the House of Commons Finance Committee provided by the Government during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A crowd gathers before the We Day red carpet in Toronto, on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Thousands of pages of newly released documents back up the Trudeau government’s contention that it was federal public servants who recommended a student service grant program be administered by WE Charity. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Docs suggest bureaucrats were nudged to look to WE Charity for student program

Trudeau announced the broad outlines of the grant program on April 22 as part of a $9-billion package

A crowd gathers before the We Day red carpet in Toronto, on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Thousands of pages of newly released documents back up the Trudeau government’s contention that it was federal public servants who recommended a student service grant program be administered by WE Charity. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulates Dominic LeBlanc on being sworn in as Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs during the swearing in ceremony following a cabinet shuffle at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Parliament prorogued, confidence coming on throne speech, says Trudeau

Trudeau said he ‘absolutely’ plans to fight the next election as Liberal leader

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulates Dominic LeBlanc on being sworn in as Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs during the swearing in ceremony following a cabinet shuffle at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Minister of Finance Bill Morneau removes his mask as he prepares to announce his resignation during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Freeland sworn in as federal finance minister as PM set to seek prorogation

Both Morneau and Trudeau are embroiled in ethical investigations involving a WE contract

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau removes his mask as he prepares to announce his resignation during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Finance Minister Bill Morneau rises during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Monday July 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Morneau stepping down as federal finance minister

Resignation comes as We Charity controversy continues in Ottawa

Finance Minister Bill Morneau rises during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Monday July 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
(The Canadian Press)

Canada plans $3.6 billion in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute

The new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement that replaced NAFTA went into force on July 1

(The Canadian Press)
Justin Trudeau will answer questions from a House of Commons committee about his connection to WE Charity, in a July 30, 2020 study. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to testify today on WE Charity controversy

MPs on finance committee to question Trudeau

Justin Trudeau will answer questions from a House of Commons committee about his connection to WE Charity, in a July 30, 2020 study. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected in the House of Commons on July 21, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected in the House of Commons on July 21, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Corey Hurren, who is accused of threatening Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is expected to have his bail hearing postponed on July 17, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Corey Hurren, who is accused of threatening Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is expected to have his bail hearing postponed on July 17, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
FILE – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a statement about the situation in Hong Kong at the start of a news conference in Gatineau, Que., Friday, July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Conservatives call for Trudeau to testify at committee on WE Charity deal

Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion is already investigating whether Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act

FILE – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a statement about the situation in Hong Kong at the start of a news conference in Gatineau, Que., Friday, July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen as he pauses during a response to a question on racism during a news conference outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Tuesday June 2, 2020. As long-standing anger about discrimination boils over in the United States, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians must recognize there is systemic racism in their own country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau avoids questions about anti-racism protesters dispersed for Trump photo-op

Prime minister says racism is an issue Canadians must tackle at home, too

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen as he pauses during a response to a question on racism during a news conference outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Tuesday June 2, 2020. As long-standing anger about discrimination boils over in the United States, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians must recognize there is systemic racism in their own country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The CF Snowbirds in action. (Erin Haluschak photo)
The CF Snowbirds in action. (Erin Haluschak photo)
Fifty-four per cent said they trusted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis, a new poll suggests, in an April 21, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Fifty-four per cent said they trusted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis, a new poll suggests, in an April 21, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
In this file photo, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses Canadians on the COVID-19 pandemic from Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

WATCH: Update from Prime Minister Trudeau

April 14 briefing from Ottawa

  • Apr 14, 2020
In this file photo, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses Canadians on the COVID-19 pandemic from Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

WATCH: Update from Prime Minister Trudeau

April 8 briefing from Ottawa

  • Apr 9, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

WATCH: Update from Prime Minister Trudeau

April 8 briefing from Ottawa

  • Apr 8, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

WATCH: Update from Prime Minister Trudeau

April 7 briefing from Ottawa

  • Apr 7, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press)

WATCH: Update from Prime Minister Trudeau

April 6 briefing from Ottawa

  • Apr 6, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (File photo)

WATCH: Update from Prime Minister Trudeau

April 3 briefing from Ottawa

  • Apr 3, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (File photo)