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Trump throws Canada under the bus

Los Angeles Times

The odd thing is I can't seem to find the specific locale in the Stygian depths for Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister. And yet, White House trade advisor and apparent theologian Peter Navarro said on Fox News on Sunday that, "There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door."

Canada wildfire leaves trail of destruction

Al Jazeera

Canadian officials who got their first glimpse of Fort McMurray since a wildfire erupted there said they were encouraged by how much of it escaped destruction, estimating almost 90 percent of its buildings were saved. But a tour of the fire-ravaged town on Monday also revealed scenes of utter devastation, with blocks of homes reduced to blackened foundations, front steps and metal barbecues. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said 2,400 structures had burnt within the city while almost 25,000 were saved.

Canada Offers to Lead New NATO Operation in Iraq

U.S. News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country is offering to lead NATO's new military training mission in Iraq for the first year and stands ready to provide 250 troops plus helicopters for the effort.

Justin Trudeau joins Canada gay pride march

BBC News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has become the country's first head of government to take part in Toronto's annual gay pride parade.

Ex-Aide to Canada PM Says Did Not Pressure Former Justice Minister

U.S. News

Gerald Butts, addressing an incident that has cost Trudeau two senior cabinet ministers so far, said he had one short conversation with the minister, Jody Wilson-Raybould, at the time about helping construction company SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. Butts quit as Trudeau's principal private secretary on Feb 18.