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Canada's Trudeau pledges lower taxes, cellphone costs as blackface scandal hits him in polls 3:54pm EDT

BRAMPTON, Ontario (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went on the offensive on Sunday, promising to cut middle-class taxes and slash cellphone costs if re-elected after polls showed he took a significant hit when photos emerged last week of him in blackface.  Full Article

 
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Canada's Freeland says she has full confidence in PM Trudeau as leader Friday, 20 Sep 2019 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's Foreign Minister Chyrstia Freeland said on Friday that though she was "troubled and disappointed" by images of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface, she had full confidence in his leadership of the party.  Full Article  

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Weird jokes, objectionable attire trip up Canada's Trudeau again Thursday, 19 Sep 2019 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in major political trouble just weeks before facing voters, tripped up by a penchant for poor jokes and dressing up that have let him down before and are now raising accusations of racial insensitivity.  Full Article