Stephen Harper

50 results

Canada’s prime inister Justin Trudeau speaks at a news conference in Ottawa on Thursday. Photograph: Patrick Doyle/Reuters

The morning after he was elected prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau went to Jarry metro station – situated at the end of the scruffy arterial st(...)

Dr Hedy Fry: Politicians must “leave a mark behind to say, because I passed through this place the world is just one millimetre better”.

When Canadian MP Dr Hedy Fry first came to Dublin in the 1960s, there was “one Chinese restaurant, one Indian restaurant. It was very insular.” Fifty(...)

US president Donald Trump meeting with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau during the G7 summit  in Charlevoix, Canada on Friday. Photograph:  Evan Vucci/AP

Canadians have had enough. It takes a lot to rile people in this decidedly courteous nation. But after President Donald Trump’s parting shots against (...)

US vice-president Joe Biden speaking in Australia on Tuesday. In 1987, the then Delaware senator was accused of plagiarising a speech by British Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock, a huge embarrassment that helped scupper his presidential campaign. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

Melania Trump’s speech at the Republican convention bore more than a passing resemblance to that delivered by Michelle Obama at the 2008 Democratic co(...)

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(...)

Tima Kurdi lifts up her 5-month-old nephew Sherwan Kurdi after her brother Mohamed Kurdi and his family arrived in Vancouver. Photograph: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP

The uncle of drowned Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi, whose body pictured on a Turkish beach three months ago prompted a global outcry, arrived in Canada wi(...)

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has promised to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year. Photograph: Ozan Koseozan/AFP/Getty Images

A plan by Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year appeared in jeopardy on Monday after one prov(...)

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(...)

Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau with his wife Sophie: Mr Trudeau said Canadians had spoken loudly in favour of a government “with a vision and an agenda for this country that is positive and ambitious and hopeful”. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Canada’s prime minister-elect, Justin Trudeau, fresh from Monday’s decisive electoral victory, will have his work cut out for him when it comes to i(...)

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 (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Next
  • Last »