Canada’s Trudeau to skip Castro’s funeral

Canada’s Trudeau to skip Castro’s funeral

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not attend the funeral of Fidel Castro, his office said on Monday, days after Trudeau’s praise of the late Cuban leader sparked a backlash. Governor General David Johnston, Queen Elizabeth II’s representative in Canada, will attend a commemoration in honor of Castro on Tuesday, at the request of Trudeau. […]

Trudeau rules out France-style burkini ban in Canada

Trudeau rules out France-style burkini ban in Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday defended individual rights and freedoms while touting cultural diversity and tolerance when asked about a controversy swirling in France over a burkini ban. “We should be past tolerance in Canada,” Trudeau told reporters after meeting with his ministers to plan the government’s legislative agenda. Some lawmakers in Canada’s […]