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Keep it positive in a campaign year, Trudeau tells MPs while attacking Tories

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sharpened his core re-election message on Sunday, telling his MPs to present a positive message to Canadians while he branded his Conservative opponents as a detached party of the elite.

The prime minister delivered a campaign-style speech at the start of a two-day Liberal caucus retreat on Parliament Hill, characterizing his party as a beacon of hope for Canadians in a world of upheaval. At the same time, Trudeau attacked the opposition Conservatives as a party rooted in the past and mired in the divisiveness of its former leader, Stephen Harper.

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China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low

BEIJING - China's 2018 economic growth fell to a three-decade low, adding to pressure on Beijing to settle a tariff war with Washington.

The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 per cent over a year earlier, down from 2017's 6.9 per cent, official data showed Monday. Growth in the three months ending in December dipped to 6.4 per cent the lowest quarterly level since the 2008 global crisis from the previous quarter's 6.5 per cent.

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Kenzo explores designer's roots at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS - Psychedelic Peruvian paintings covered panel upon panel of Kenzo's fall menswear show that celebrated of one of the designer's fascinating Chinese-Peruvian heritage.

Here are some highlights of Sunday's installment of Paris Fashion Week.

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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO - Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week:

Wholesale trade

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