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Chinese President Xi Jinping accuses Trudeau of ‘leaking’ details of conversation to media

Chinese President Xi Jinping has accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of behaving inappropriately by leaking the substance of a conversation between the two leaders to the media.  The accusations came as the pair crossed paths in a public space in Bali, Indonesia, where both leaders are attending the G20 summit.  “Everything we …

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Trudeau, Chinese President Xi Jinping meet face to face at G20 in Indonesia

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke face to face on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, on Tuesday.  In the brief discussion between the two leaders, who have been at odds over trade and the arrest and detainment of two Canadians, Trudeau raised …

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Green Party president quits, tells members ‘the dream is dead’

In a blunt and blistering resignation letter, Green Party President Lorraine Rekmans announced she has quit in frustration and says the party’s dream “is dead.”  Laying it out over three pages, Rekmans called her tenure as party president “turbulent.”  Rekmans took the job a year ago; the Greens were in meltdown after an attempt to …

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‘Dire situation’ for students waiting for housing, says president of U of C students’ union

School orientation begins at SAIT Polytechnic, Bow Valley College and the University of Calgary next week, but many students set to study in Calgary are still waiting to secure housing for the fall semester. The president of the University of Calgary Students’ Union says there were about 500 students still on the wait-list. …

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Moscow’s goal is to oust Ukraine’s president, Russian foreign minister says

Russia appears to have reversed itself after the country’s top diplomat said Moscow’s overarching goal is to topple the government of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy as Russian artillery barrages and airstrikes continue to pummel cities across Ukraine. The remark from Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov comes amid Ukraine’s efforts to resume …

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