But that became more challenging Wednesday after a scathing report by Canada’s ethics commissioner, who found that Trudeau broke the law by pressing his justice minister on how to handle a criminal case involving a multinational engineering company.
"To be honest, as a dad, it's tough trying to explain this to my kids. How do you explain dead whales washing up on beaches around the world, their stomachs jam-packed with plastic bags?" Justin Trudeau said.
The European Union parliament overwhelmingly voted in March to impose a wide-ranging ban on single-use plastics to counter pollution from discarded items that end up in waterways and fields. EU member states have given their support but need to vote on the measure for it to go into effect.
The case of the two detainees is one of several irritants between Canada and the United States. Another is the tariffs that Washington slapped on Canadian exports of steel and aluminum last year, citing national security concerns.
The 2018 report on terrorism, first released in December last year, drew the ire of the Sikh community at the time of its release as it was the first time Sikh extremism was listed as one of the top five extremist threats in Canada, the CBC news said.
Trudeau has denied that anything inappropriate took place. He said he proposed a civil resolution of the case, with a monetary penalty, because a loss of government contracts by SNC-Lavalin would jeopardize thousands of Canadian jobs.
Justin Trudeau has been on the defensive since Feb. 7 over allegations that officials leaned on former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould last year to ensure SNC-Lavalin Group Inc escaped a trial by paying a fine instead.
The decision by a legislator, who had defended a former minister at the center of a political scandal, to quit the ruling Liberal Party and sit as an independent dealt a fresh blow to Trudeau's embattled government.
On the fifth day of his India visit Canadian PM Justin Trudeau along with his family visited the Jama masjid mosque at New Delhi and also played cricket at Modern School with his sons and former Indian captains Mohammed Azharuddin and Kapil Dev.
The Union and Punjab governments, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee (SGPC), Amritsar Mayor and some Sikh organisations have planned a grand welcome for Canadian PM Justin Trudeau during his visit to Amritsar.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Sabarmati Ashram at Ahmedabad on his arrival at PM Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat on Monday. Trudeau along with his wife Sophie and children Ella-Grace, Xavier and Hadrien is on a week-long India tour.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Agra's Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, on Sunday with wife Sophie Grégoire and kids Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien. Trudeau, who landed in New Delhi on Saturday, is in India for a week-long visit.
During his visit, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with top business leaders in Mumbai and visit key monuments, including the Taj Mahal in Agra, the Golden Temple in Amritsar and the Jama Masjid in New Delhi.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the country would be pulling out by 22 February its six fighter jets that have been bombing Islamic State (ISIL) targets in Iraq and Syria. Trudeau had promised to end Canada’s controversial combat role in the fight against ISIL in the run-up to his election last year. […]