September 24, 2020

Justin Trudeau dissolves parliament, launches Canada election campaign

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From The News OTTAWA: Justin Trudeau on Wednesday kicked off the campaign for next month’s Canadian general election, gunning to hold onto his liberal majority in a tight race against newcomers on both flanks. The parties have already been wooing voters with pre-election ads, announcements and whistle stops in key battlegrounds across the country. But […]

The game is afoot with Justin Trudeau’s delightful Halloween costume

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BY SHANNON CONNELLAN From Mashable Justin Trudeau’s family is at it again with another year of delightful Halloween costumes. Canada’s prime minister dressed up as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s beloved character Sherlock Holmes for the spooky holiday, donning the fictional detective’s signature deerstalker hat, pipe, and clue-hunting magnifying glass. But Trudeau wasn’t alone in his […]

Implications for the Caribbean as US imposes tariffs on steel, aluminium

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By Dr Roger Hosein Senior lecturer in Economics, UWI From trinidad & Tobago Guardian The Trump administration imposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union effective June 1, 2018. The implementation of the tariffs are designed to protect the US steel and aluminium industry from foreign producers that undercut […]

Migrant children: Trump speaks of plan to halt separations

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From BBC US President Donald Trump has promised action to “keep families together” amid fury over separations of undocumented child migrants from adults. “I’ll be signing something in a little while that’s going to do that,” he told reporters at the White House. The Department of Homeland Security has reportedly drafted an executive order to […]

THE VIEW FROM EUROPE: The disturbing consequences of the G7 Summit

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By David Jessop From Barbados Advocate It is the images that remain. First it was a photo of the political leadership of the West trying to face down an intransigent Donald Trump, and then two days later the extraordinary sight of a smiling US President standing beside an equally pleased Kim Jong Un; making it […]

Antigua-Barbuda moves towards stronger relations with Canada

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From Caribbean News Now OTTAWA, Canada — Antigua and Barbuda and Canada took a further step in strengthening relations between the two countries on Monday when Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, met with Antigua and Barbuda’s non-resident High Commissioner, Sir Ronald Sanders. Sanders presented a letter from Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, to […]

Canadian Election

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Canada has elected a new Liberal majority government led by Prime Minister elect, Justin Trudeau, son of former Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau.