During question period on Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government were pressed on how their new funding proposal for upgrading North America’s defence system NORAD will benefit Canadians in northern communities. Trudeau said the premier of Nunavut and other leaders in northern communities have been involved in discussions around funding for NORAD.
He will first fly to Kigali, Rwanda, tonight to meet with the heads of the Commonwealth nations for the first time since 2018.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is planning to address leaders at both of those summits, as he continues to meet with world leaders to ask for financial and military support.
Trudeau has finished a 10-day isolation period that just fit between his return from the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles on June 11 and his departure for this stretch of travel.
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