The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is calling on the federal government to make up a national suicide-prevention strategy for young people, with a suicide crisis gripping a First Nation in northern Saskatchewan.
Capping a week of meetings with opposition leaders, Justin Trudeau met on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, with the Green party's Elizabeth May, who says she will vote against the Liberal government in confidence motions unless the prime minister commits to measures that lower Canada's carbon emissions sharply.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, November 14, 2019, where he will lay out his priorities in the hopes of using his party's position in a minority Parliament to get policies and laws that reflect New Democrat platform commitments.
First Nations chiefs are expressing outrage and disappointment at the federal government's decision to appeal a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling ordering Ottawa to pay billions of dollars in compensation to First Nations children and their families separated by a chronically underfunded child-welfare system.
As the three main political parties continue courting votes from middle-class families, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau surrounded himself with children on Monday, September 16, 2019, and promised help for parents who need more child care before and after regular school hours.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau headed on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, to what he calls his "second home" in British Columbia for his first event of the 2019 election campaign — a province full of both opportunity and peril for the governing party.