Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ninth NewsWatch-

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(Liberals-Pipelines) (Audio: P03)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing increasing pressure to intervene in the emerging trade war between British Columbia and Alberta.

But he stopped short of agreeing to do that as he spoke to reporters this morning on his way into a weekly party caucus meeting.

Trudeau says he will stand up for getting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion built, but did not say exactly what he will do to make that happen.

B-C is taking action that could halt the expansion project, and yesterday Alberta Premier Rachel Notley responded by cutting off imports of wine from British Columbia. (9)


(Trudeau-Peoplekind) (Audio: P02)

It was a dumb joke.

After being mocked on British and American T-V for telling a woman at a town hall meeting to use the word peoplekind instead of mankind, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted this morning his attempt at humour backfired.

Deputy Conservative Leader Lisa Raitt also got a jibe in, urging Trudeau to "person up'' during a testy exchange in Parliament. (9)



The Canadian Centre for Child Protection plans to put new federal funding to work developing and maintaining an automated crawler that detects online child sexual abuse images and videos.

The government announced the registered charity will receive 4.1-million-dollars over five years and 857-thousand-dollars per year in ongoing funds.

The centre also plans to use the money to continue operating Cybertip. …

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