World Spain Gender Europe may now have its own Justin Trudeau. When the Canadian Prime Minister was asked why he chose to appoint a cabinet that was exactly 50 percent female, the young and dashing new leader famously quipped, “Because it’s 2015.” Pundits have debated ever since whether this was a staged PR statement or a spontaneous expression of Trudeau’s firm belief in gender equality. Regardless, Spain’s new socialist government appears poised to outdo Canada just three years later. On Thursday, Spain’s King Felipe VI swore in a new government led by the 46-year-old new socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, and the women in the cabinet outnumber men by a long shot. Of seventeen cabinet posts in Spain’s new government, eleven are occupied by women. It is the highest number of women in government in the country’s history. Recommended Slideshows 51 In Pictures: The 50 Most Powerful Military Forces in the World 61 Every … [Read more...] about Is Pedro Sanchez the New Justin Trudeau? Spain’s Handsome Prime Minister Sworn in With Majority Female Cabinet
SOCIAL media users have branded him the "sexiest leader in the world" and he set hearts racing when topless throwback pictures emerged online. Justin Trudeau, Canada's second youngest Prime Minister when he was elected in 2015, has a rich political pedigree. Here's what you need to know. Who is Justin Trudeau and how old is he? Justin Trudeau, now 46, is the leader of Canada's Liberal Party and the country's 23rd and current Prime Minister. Born in Ottawa on Christmas Day in 1971, he became the second youngest Canadian PM when he took office aged 43 in November 2015. The youngest was Joe Clark, who took office the day before his 40th birthday. Justin's father Pierre Trudeau was Clark's successor as PM and held office between 1968 and 1979 and again from 1980 to 1984 - the third longest serving PM in Canadian history. Justin's mother Margaret Sinclair, an actress, author and former TV talk show hostess, separated from Pierre when Justin was five. He studied for a literature … [Read more...] about How old is Justin Trudeau, who’s his wife and how young was he when he became Canada’s Prime Minister?
President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi Just hours after exchanging jabs on social media amid an escalating trade dispute, President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau were face to face at the G7 summit in Canada, exchanging some dark humor about it in front of TV cameras. "Justin has agreed to cut all tariffs," Trump quipped, referring to Canada's tariffs on $12.8 billion worth of US goods that the country imposed in response to Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the north. Trudeau playfully jabbed back: "I'd say NAFTA is in good shape," referring to the North American Free Trade Agreement between his country, the US, and Mexico that Trump is seeking to renegotiate. "Justin has agreed to cut all tariffs," Trump quipped during remarks with the Canadian prime minister on Friday, referring to that country's tariffs on $12.8 billion worth of US goods that the country imposed in response … [Read more...] about Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exchange some dark humor about their escalating trade dispute at the G7 summit
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared to attempt a lighthearted moment at the G-7 Summit on Friday when he presented President Donald Trump with a framed photograph of a hotel and brothel once owned by Trump's grandfather in the Canadian province of British Columbia, the Washington Examiner reported. White House press secretary tweeted a photo of the moment, saying, "Great moment between @JustinTrudeau and @POTUS when he gave him picture of the President's grandfather's hotel in Canada. #G72018." The Artic Restaurant and Hotel, opened by Friedrich Trump in 1897, was one of the first properties in what would become the family's real estate empire. Trump has denied the hotel, which opened during the Klondike Gold Rush, was ever operated as a brothel. However, according to a report in 2016 by Bloomberg, the hotel indeed operated as a brothel with an advertisement that described it as open round-the-clock featuring "private boxes for ladies and parties," with scales to weigh gold dust … [Read more...] about Justin Trudeau Gifts Trump With Photo of Grandfather’s Canadian Hotel
POLITICS 06/09/2018 08:21 pm ET The president responded by calling Canada's prime minister "meek" and "dishonest." By Mary Papenfuss Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau forcefully responded to Donald Trump’s trade threats at the Group of Seven summit in Quebec, vowing Saturday that Canada won’t be “pushed around” in a confrontation with the U.S. The war of words between Trudeau and Trump escalated after the U.S. president left the meeting early. Trump fired back at Trudeau’s comments in a tweet later Saturday that called the Canadian leader “meek and mild” during the meeting of allies. Trudeau said his nation is insulted that Trump unilaterally imposed stiff tariffs on Canada for “national security” reasons. “Canadians … stood shoulder to shoulder with American soldiers in far off lands in conflicts from the First World War onward,” the prime minister said at a press conference at … [Read more...] about Justin Trudeau To Trump: Canada ‘Will Not Be Pushed Around’