Jason Kenney bringing 5 demands to Justin Trudeau: ‘We are simply asking for a fair deal’

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are set to meet face-to-face Tuesday, for the first time since voters in that province threw out all of its Liberal MPs.Kenney had made the case for months leading up to the federal election that the Liberals were — at their peril — ignoring the concerns of the West but the election result brought the reality of that anger to the...

‘What are you at?’ Donald Trump presses Trudeau over Canada’s NATO defence spending

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump put Justin Trudeau on the spot Tuesday over Canada’s NATO defence spending.“What are you at? What is your number?” Trump pointedly asked, referring to how much Canada spends on NATO defence as a percentage of its GDP. The two men met on the sidelines of a major NATO military alliance meeting in London.Prime Minister Trudeau replied, “The number we...

John Ivison: Doug Ford describes meeting with Trudeau as ‘very productive, very collaborative’

In politics you’re like a toilet seat – you’re up one day, you’re down the next, mused then Toronto city councillor Doug Ford.Since becoming Ontario’s premier in June 2018, Ford’s seat has been down so long it probably looks like up. His populist revolution fizzled, as support deserted him following a string of policy reversals, spending cuts and bad publicity.Ford’s place in the...