HALIFAX — Former U.S. president Barack Obama made a point of highlighting his admiration for Justin Trudeau Wednesday, saying the prime minister’s approach to politics is close to his own.
Obama, who endorsed Trudeau toward the end of the recent federal election campaign, made the remarks during a one-hour question-and-answer session before a sold-out crowd of 9,000 at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.
The 58-year-old former president mentioned Trudeau and former prime minister Stephen Harper when he was asked to talk about the greatest challenges facing Canada-U.S. relations.
After a dramatic pause, which left the crowd nervously chuckling, Obama said he wasn’t too …read more
Source:: National Newswatch