Trudeau announces new contributions to NATO

Trudeau announces new contributions to NATO

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced Canada will move to ensure more fighter jets and a naval frigate are available for rapid deployment should NATO need them in an emergency. Trudeau made the announcement at a gathering of leaders from the...
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Federal government contacting Canadians quarantined in China

Federal government contacting Canadians quarantined in China

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Tories seek auditor general review of Liberal infrastructure plan

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Alessia Cara leads Juno nominations with six, will host show

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Hajdu says coronavirus screening working as expected

Hajdu says coronavirus screening working as expected

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Tories press Liberals to call in AG over infrastructure plan

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Trudeau urges swift ratification of new NAFTA

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Federal health minister says coronavirus situation in Canada is 'fluid'

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MPs hold moment of silence for flight PS752 victims

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Vincent Lapointe cleared by anti-doping panel

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Canadians leave Grammys empty-handed

Canadians leave Grammys empty-handed

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