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Politics This Morning: Trudeau to meet with Montreal’s Italian-Canadian community; Morneau, Ng drop in at Farm Boy

By Beatrice Paez      

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that diplomatic talks between Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and her Saudi counterpart continue, as the rift between the two nations deepen.

Small Business Minister Mary Ng, pictured, and Finance Minister Bill Morneau are slated to make an appearance today at Ottawa grocery chain, Farm Boy, at its location in Westboro for an announcement. The Hill Times file photo by Andrew Meade
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Good Thursday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday addressed the escalating rift between Canada and Saudi Arabia, saying that Canada "will continue to stand up for human rights." On whether Ottawa would issue an apology for the tweet that sent Canada's ambassador to Riyadh packing, Mr. Trudeau said that "Canadians have always expected our government to speak strongly, firmly, clearly, and politely about the need to respect human rights, at home and around the world." But the prime minister

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