Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Trudeau will turn 50 in 2021 and would be the oldest of his competitors in an election (Courtesy of Adam Scotti/PMO)

Old man Trudeau enters a likely election year as the veteran politician

The leader who rode youthful optimism to power will now contend with a pack of fresh faces in 2021 as an election likely looms
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Justin Trudeau makes an announcement with the UN: Live video

The PM will be joined by the Secretary-General of the UN, António Guterres, and the PM of Jamaica, Andrew Holness
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers remarks at the WE Day celebration in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. Trudeau has offered his congratulations to U.S. president-elect Donald Trump. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Justin Trudeau testifies over WE Charity controversy: Live video

The Prime Minister and his chief of staff Katie Telford will sit before the House of Commons finance committee to answer questions around the WE Charity agreement
The co-founders of WE Charity are to testify before a House of Commons committee today as part of a parliamentary probe into a $912-million student-volunteer program. Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger speak during "We Day" in Toronto on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Hannah Yoon

WE Charity founders Marc and Craig Kielburger appear before House committee: Live video

The Kielburgers along with former board chair Michelle Douglas will answer questions about WE Charity’s agreement with the Liberal government
A copy of the federal government's Economic and Fiscal Snapshot 2020 is thumbed through as reporters take part in a media lock-up for the in Ottawa on Jul. 8, 2020. (Sean Kilpatrick/CP)

A pandemic-era economic and fiscal snapshot or patting their own backs?

Marie-Danielle Smith: Though much of Canadian society has struggled financially during COVID-19, we have assurances that more money is ’in the pockets’ of Canadians because of Liberal policies
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau closes the front door behind him as he steps out of Rideau Cottage for a daily news conference on the COVID-19 situation in the country, in Ottawa, Thursday, May 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Health Canada approves first Canadian clinical trial for COVID-19 vaccine [Full transcript]

In his May 16 briefing, the Prime Minister announced Health Canada approval for a vaccine trial at Dalhousie University
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks to the podium for a daily briefing outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, Thursday, May 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy extended to August [Full transcript]

In his May 15 briefing to Canadians, the Prime Minister announced $450 million for researchers and research institutions, as well as an extension to the wage subsidy and a promise to fine-tune the program
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a press conference at Rideau Cottage during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Some National Parks reopening in June (Full transcript)

In his May 14 briefing to Canadians, the PM announced the new Fish Harvesters Benefit, interest-free loans for Indigenous businesses, regulations on boating, and news that some National Parks will be opening in June
A reporter listens as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during his daily news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic outside his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, on Monday, May 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Students can apply for financial aid starting Friday (Full transcript)

In his May 13 briefing, the PM talked about a COVID-19 antibody test, and announced that students and recent grads can apply for the Emergency Student Benefit at the end of this week
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during his daily news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic outside his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, on Monday, May 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Seniors to receive additional financial support (Full transcript)

In his May 12 briefing to Canadians, the PM announced that the government will be boosting OAS and GIS to help seniors through the pandemic