Canada Trudeau faces difficult questions in Halifax

04:50  10 january  2018
04:50  10 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

Boyle's Parliament Hill meeting raises questions about who meets the PM

  Boyle's Parliament Hill meeting raises questions about who meets the PM A meeting between the prime minister and former Taliban hostage Joshua Boyle’s family in Justin Trudeau’s Parliament Hill office is raising questions about who is selected to meet with Canada’s head of government and why. On New Year's Day, less than two weeks after Boyle, his wife and three children met with Trudeau, Boyle was arrested and charged with more than a dozen criminal offences , including sexual assault, assault, administering a noxious substance, unlawful confinement and uttering threats.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced difficult questions from the crowd at a town hall in the Halifax area Tuesday, including from a member of the navy who has ALS and from the mother of a boy with severe autism.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced difficult questions from the crowd at a town hall in the Halifax area Tuesday, including from a member of the navy who has ALS and from the mother of a boy with severe autism.

HALIFAX - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced difficult questions from the crowd at a town hall in the Halifax area tonight, including from a member of the navy who has ALS and from the mother of a boy with severe autism.

A man with ALS who identified himself as the father of two young children and a member of the navy asked Trudeau why he doesn't have the right to try experimental drugs to fight his terminal illness.

Justin Trudeau standing in front of a crowd© Provided by thecanadianpress.com

Trudeau noted during the question-and-answer session a school gym in a the Halifax suburb of Lower Sackville that the process of approving such drugs needs to be rigorous and based on science.

Boyle's Parliament Hill meeting raises questions about who meets the PM

  Boyle's Parliament Hill meeting raises questions about who meets the PM A meeting between the prime minister and former Taliban hostage Joshua Boyle’s family in Justin Trudeau’s Parliament Hill office is raising questions about who is selected to meet with Canada’s head of government and why.On New Year's Day, less than two weeks after Boyle, his wife and three children met with Trudeau, Boyle was arrested and charged with more than a dozen criminal offences , including sexual assault, assault, administering a noxious substance, unlawful confinement and uttering threats.

HALIFAX – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced difficult questions from the crowd at a town hall in the Halifax area Tuesday, including from a member of the navy who has ALS and from the mother of a boy with severe autism.

Trudeau faces difficult questions at town hall in Halifax area. Courtesy of Globe and Mail. The Prime Minister took questions on marijuana legalization and whether he would commit to a national autism strategy.

Carly Sutherland, whose nine-year-old son Callum has severe autism and suffers from violently aggressive fits, asked the prime minister to commit to national autism strategy.

Trudeau acknowledged that she's not alone in her struggles, but avoided answering her question about a national autism strategy.

A health-care worker also expressed his concern with the minimum age to buy recreational marijuana being set at 18, and Trudeau reassured that Ottawa's plan will keep cannabis out of the hands of young people.

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