Gulf Today Report
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is considered one of the world’s few high-profile progressive leaders.
One can’t rule out the fact that he has a human touch too.
Three years ago, he welcomed refugees fleeing war and persecution.
He even admits his mistakes. He accepted a watchdog’s report that he breached ethics rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case.
A champion of Canadian multiculturalism, Trudeau apologised after photos surfaced showing him wearing brownface and blackface as a young man.
The man former US President Barack Obama privately anointed as a successor in global diplomacy may have his flaws, but that doesn’t dent his popularity.
He particularly is concerned about the wellbeing of his countrymen, particularly children, in the face of the global pandemic.
He knows the strain children undergo while studying from home. The virtual learning also affects the condition of their parents.
Trudeau, a former teacher, wants to tap his pedagogic skills to make homework look easy-peasy for kids.
A new video shows Trudeau saying he wants to lend a helping hand to children - and even parents - with their school studies.
In the video he remarks, "Hey parents! If your kids are stuck on a homework question, feel free to pass this message along. Because as a teacher, I want to help out. Let me know what the difficult question is by replying to this tweet or using the hashtag #CanadaHomeworkHelp - and I’ll see what I can do.”
"Hey kids, I know we’re all going through a difficult time right now, and it’s not made any easier by the fact that you have to do your homework around the kitchen table.
"I think parents across the country are discovering a new appreciation for the incredible work that teachers do.
"Well, as a teacher, I want to help. If you’ve encountered challenges or problems that are really tough and you need a little extra help with, why don’t you reach out by responding to this message or using the hashtag?
"My friends and I will be happy to try and help you out because, after all, the way we’re going to get through this is by pulling together.”
The Simpsons are returning to Canada in an upcoming episode that will air on Sunday for a storyline that will feature Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, admired abroad for his progressive policies but damaged by scandals at home, kicked off a six-week re-election campaign on Wednesday with opinion polls suggesting his hold on power will be weakened.
The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city’s British Consulate was confirmed
Time magazine published the photo on Wednesday, saying it was taken from the yearbook from the West Point Grey Academy, a private school in British Columbia where Trudeau worked as a teacher before entering politics. It depicts the then 29-year-old Trudeau wearing a turban and robe, with dark makeup on his hands, face and neck.
Flights to six destinations will resume on Friday, and on Saturday services to Boston, Houston and San Francisco will return to Boeing 777 planes after having been changed to Airbus A380s, the Dubai-based carrier said in a statement.
Regarding the news on the suspension of some flights to certain US airports due to 5G deployment, the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) has clarified that this issue is exclusively related to the relevant US airports.
According to a 12-month study of traveller reviews and ratings over the period between Nov.1, 2020 and Oct.31, 2021, Dubai got the highest rank and was the most-favoured spot all around the world.
Nineteen-year-old Zara Rutherford landed back at Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport in Belgium after flying 51,000 km (32,000 miles) over 52 nations https://flyzolo.com/route since her Aug. 18 departure in the world's fastest microlight aircraft.