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Former PM Chretien called out over comments on residential schools

Former prime minister Jean Chretien is being called out over his recent comments on residential schools, after stating he was not aware of any abuses happening in these institutions while he was minister of then-Indian affairs. In the CTV interview, Chretien was asked whether he takes some responsibility or would apologize for his role in Canada's residential school legacy. 'We were not informed of any abuse at that time,' he said.

Trudeau headed to Europe as G20 leaders meet in person for first time since pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is flying to Europe later this week touting Canada's climate plan and post-pandemic recovery progress at leaders' summits in Italy and Scotland. Trudeau's six-day trip -- the first since September's election returned him with a second minority government -- starts with an official visit to the Netherlands for meetings with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

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