Canada's Trudeau replaces minister who resigned over corruption case
Monday, 18 March 2019 OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday reached deep into his caucus to replace a Cabinet minister who resigned over the handling of a corporate corruption case that has damaged the ruling Liberals' hopes of re-election in October. Trudeau has been on the defensive since Feb 7 over allegations that top officials leaned on former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to ensure engineering and construction firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc avoided a corruption trial.
World leaders expressed disgust and sorrow at the killing of 49 people in New Zealand mosques. Many blamed the attacks on the demonization of Muslims, says Reuters. Western leaders from Donald Trump to Angela Merkel expressed solidarity with the people of New Zealand. The White House called the...
According to a report by Reuters, six months ahead of an October election, polls put Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who took office in late 2015, at risk of being the first prime minister of..