Justin Trudeau deploys the politics of hype. Jeremy Corbyn offers politics of hope. Their depiction in the international media couldn’t be more different.
You know Justin Trudeau from the Buzzfeed photo-spread or the BBC viral video: the feminist Prime Minister of Canada who hugs refugees, pandas, and his yoga-mat. Liberal MPs Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Sean Casey Vote To Call Out Electoral Reform Pledge. On April 1, 2017, members of Parliament received a rougly 1.4 per cent pay increase, bringing the basic pay of each MP up to $172,700 from $170,400 the year prior.
But while that base salary is the same for every member, certain MPs are afforded the chance to make much more. The full list of indemnities, salaries and allowances can be found here. Stop swooning over Justin Trudeau. The man is a disaster for the planet. Donald Trump is so spectacularly horrible that it’s hard to look away (especially now that he’s discovered bombs).
But precisely because everyone’s staring gape-mouthed in his direction, other world leaders are able to get away with almost anything. Don’t believe me? Look one nation north, at Justin Trudeau. Look all you want, in fact – he sure is cute, the planet’s only sovereign leader who appears to have recently quit a boy band. And he’s mastered so beautifully the politics of inclusion: compassionate to immigrants, insistent on including women at every level of government.
But when it comes to the defining issue of our day, climate change, he’s a brother to the old orange guy in DC. Not rhetorically: Trudeau says all the right things, over and over. But those words are meaningless if you keep digging up more carbon and selling it to people to burn, and that’s exactly what Trudeau is doing. Yes, 173bn barrels is indeed the estimate for recoverable oil in the tar sands. CETA Signing Was A Molehill. Ratifying It Could Be A Mountain. Hey, Trudeau: congratulations on signing the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
Now the real work starts. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L), European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) hold a joint news conference after the signing of CETA at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium on Oct. 30. (Photo: Eric Vidal/Reuters) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday hailed the provisional approval of a free trade deal with Europe that allows for most — but not all — of its sections to come into force. The agreement is being sold as a measure that will remove duties on nearly 99 per cent of Canadian goods that enter the European Union (EU), allowing for lower prices, job growth and a boost to household incomes.
But signing CETA was only the beginning. Canada, it appears, is wasting no time approving CETA. Trudeau says pipelines will pay for Canada's transition to a green economy. Steadfast in his commitment to getting Canadian oil to market, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said putting pipelines in the ground will help pay for the country's transition to a greener future.
Opening the Globe 2016 Leadership Summit in Vancouver on Wednesday — which deals with tackling climate change and sustainability in business — the Liberal leader dodged questions about whether building controversial energy projects like the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion and Energy East pipeline would directly contravene his commitment at COP21 in Paris to keep global warming below two degrees this century.
“We want the low-carbon economy that continues to provide good jobs and great opportunities for all Canadians," he told a crowd of hundreds of business, civil society, and science innovators. The answer however, wasn't enough for Discovery Planet's Daily Planet host Ziya Tong, who had the privilege of grilling him on stage before conference participants. Contrast Between Photo-Op Justin And Policy Trudeau Is Night And Day He won't talk about his government's non-progressive policies, but man does he ever look good with his shirt off.
It's been 10 months, and Liberal voters are still having a difficult time seeing past the glossy veneer slathered on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. They have yet to acknowledge that their aspirational leader is anything other than the exact antithesis to their ideological enemy, Stephen Harper. If you try talking about tough issues, issues that run counter to his best-guy-ever image, you are met with a list of rebuttals completely absolving Trudeau, and then it's just a quick pivot to the ever popular anti-Harper talking points. Contrast Between Photo-Op Justin And Policy Trudeau Is Night And Day Justin Trudeau’s Hamburg speech hints at populist shift in Ottawa: Paul Wells. The St.
Matthew’s Day Banquet in Hamburg has been a big date on the German city’s social calendar for more than six centuries. Everyone who’s anyone in Hamburg attends. Under the gilded roof of the historic town hall’s palatial banquet room, keynote speakers — each year, a German dignitary and a foreign guest — discuss the great matters of the day before hundreds of revelers. Address by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for the St. Matthew’s Day Banquet in Hamburg, Germany. Good evening, everyone.
Thank you all for the warm welcome. Justin Trudeau's tweets won’t make Canada a refugee haven—but popular pressure can. It was a tweet heard around the world: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s rejoinder to Donald Trump’s repugnant Muslim travel ban that has sparked outrage around the world.
“To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith,” Trudeau tweeted on Saturday. “Diversity is our strength. Canada now best nation in world by default - The Beaverton. CANADA – After years of top 10 finishes, Canada has finally become the best nation in the world thanks to only seeing a modest increase in fascism and regressive politics when compared to every other country.
“It was pretty close between us and Norway,” said MP Chandra Arya, popping a bottle of champagne. Contrast Between Photo-Op Justin And Policy Trudeau Is Night And Day