US president Donald Trump  extends his hand to Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau  during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House, in Washington, DC. Photograph: Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump praised the “outstanding” trade relationship between the United States and Canada, saying he would only be “tweaking” it goi(...)

Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau: his support for doctor-aided deaths is informed by the final days of his father, former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst

The government of prime minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday that will legalise physician-assisted death for Canadians with seri(...)

North American politics have a dynastic quality to them these days. The US presidential elections are dominated by the Clinton and Bush clans, but acr(...)

Former Canadian prime minister Pierre Trudeau with his sons Justin (left), Sacha (right) in Ottawa in a 1983 file photo.  Photograph: Andy Clark/Reuters

As a young man, Justin Trudeau continually sought respite from his father’s long shadow. He debated in university as Jason Tremblay, boxed as Justin (...)

Justin Trudeau campaigned for the leadership of Canada’s Liberal Party  largely on a message of hope, with  detailed policies to come later ahead of a federal election due in 2015. Photograph: Reuters/Mark Blinch

Canada’s glamorous rising political star, Justin Trudeau, was set yesterday to capture the leadership of the Liberal Party and begin contesting(...)