Trudeau and Trump at White House

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February 13, 2017 UPDATED 5:36pmET

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump both pledged to strengthen the cross-border relationship on trade and security.

Read their joint statement and watch their full news conference:

Watch more highlights from the news conference, including Trump’s call for a “tweaking” of Canada-U.S. free trade, and Trudeau’s response to a question on Syrian refugees and border security:


Back in Ottawa, Opposition Leader Rona Ambrose responded after question period:


And from earlier today:


In the House of Commons, the CETA bill (C-30) is debated again at third reading.

A motion on co-operatives is debated for the first time.

In committee:

  • Amnesty International Canada, B’nai Brith Canada, and the Canadian Bar Association discuss national security at the public safety committee.
  • The veterans affairs committee continues to hear testimony on mental health and suicide prevention.


-Andrew Thomson

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