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Canada unlikely to declare COVID victory as travel restrictions loosen – National
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Canada unlikely to declare COVID victory as travel restrictions loosen – National

The thundering sound of hoofbeats charging toward the end of the track was met with a chorus of cheers from thousands of revellers in cowboy hats and jeans, dazzled by the colorful lights of the midway in the distance. The Calgary Stampede attracted 500,000 visitors in 2021 after a year of pandemic isolation and uncertainty, epitomizing Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s “best summer ever.”Kenney beamed from behind a podium that spring as he declared that Alberta had “crushed” the spike of COVID-19 infections and heralded the return of backyard barbecues, dream weddings, concerts, parties and, of course, the stampede. Read more: U.S. should follow Canada and scrap COVID-19 border rules, lawmakers urge White House Read More ...
Trudeau, Poilievre set to face off in first QP since Conservative leadership race – National
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Trudeau, Poilievre set to face off in first QP since Conservative leadership race – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre are set to face off in question period on Thursday — their first direct confrontation since the new Conservative leader was crowned on Sept. 10. Questions will begin at 2:15 p.m. ET. Global News will carry question period live here. Read more: Trudeau criticizes ‘buzzwords, dogwhistles’ as Poilievre crowned Tory leader Read More Trudeau criticizes ‘buzzwords, dogwhistles’ as Poilievre crowned Tory leader This won’t be the first time, however, that the leaders have traded barbs in the 12 days since Poilievre has been Conservative Party leader.Poilievre’s first speech to caucus as leader inclu...
Trudeau prioritizing global growth, food security at UN General Assembly in New York – National
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Trudeau prioritizing global growth, food security at UN General Assembly in New York – National

A likely jetlagged Justin Trudeau is shifting gears from mourning a monarch to making the world safer for democracy – and it’s only Tuesday. The prime minister finds himself in New York City Tuesday morning for the start of the leader-level debates at the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations.Trudeau arrived in the U.S. late Monday after a long day that included attending the London funeral of Queen Elizabeth in person. Read more: Trudeau, ministers to attend 77th Session of the U.N. General Assembly next week Read More Trudeau, ministers to attend 77th Session of the U.N. General Assembly next week His UN agenda is laden with meetings on subjects close t...
Trudeau to announce GST rebate hike in new affordability plan: sources
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Trudeau to announce GST rebate hike in new affordability plan: sources

The federal government intends to temporarily hike GST rebate cheques in a bid to ease some of the hurt of inflation for lower income Canadians. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will announce a three-pronged plan to address affordability at the Liberal cabinet retreat in Vancouver Thursday.Cabinet ministers are gathering ahead of the fall sitting of Parliament with the economy and the cost-of-living crisis top of mind. Read more: Trudeau cabinet ministers expected to focus on cost of living at retreat Read More Trudeau cabinet ministers expected to focus on cost of living at retreat Two federal sources familiar with the plan say it will look to double some GST pay...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Winnipeg Thursday
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Winnipeg Thursday

Winnipeg will get a visit from Canada’s Prime Minister Thursday.Justin Trudeau will spend the day in the city. According to his itinerary, he will meet with students at Université de Saint-Boniface at 10:45 a.m.He will then meet with Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson at 1:15 p.m.And then he will head to a child care centre for 2:30 p.m. to talk about the government’s child care plan.Trudeau was last in Winnipeg on April 22. © 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. Source link