26 Sep '16, 3pm

AND that's why Raffles got rid of him. Farquhar would have let Singapore developed into a sprawling mess if...

AND that's why Raffles got rid of him. Farquhar would have let Singapore developed into a sprawling mess if...

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan bumped into Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G20 Summit in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou on Sept. 4 to 5. Which means, photo opportunity: For the uninitiated, the 44-year-old Canadian, who embodies the best of the West, is easily the coolest leader in the Free World today. Singapore connection Fun fact: PM Trudeau is a direct descendant of William Farquhar, Singapore’s first Resident who arrived here with Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819. This strange coincidental connection to Singapore is via his mother, Margaret Trudeau, 69, whose great-great-great-grandmother Esther was the daughter of the British major Farquhar. And PM Trudeau’s late father, Pierre Trudeau , was also a PM. He served two terms from 1968 to 1979, and 1980 to 1984. And the Trudeaus were even in Singapore in 19...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2016/09/canadian-pm-justin-trudeau-w...

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Trudeau Sold Canada Out

Trudeau Sold Canada Out

cleantechnica.com 28 Sep '16, 10pm

Even Canada’s public broadcaster, the CBC, was critical of the government’s approval of Lelu Island. Environment reporter ...