Trudeau praises late former Israeli PM Shimon Peres as 'real friend to Canada' Canadian leaders of all stripes are paying tribute to Shimon Peres, remembering the Israeli statesman for his tireless dedication to Israel and peace. Prime Minister Justin…

OTTAWA — Canadian leaders of all stripes are paying tribute to Shimon Peres, remembering the Israeli statesman for his tireless dedication to Israel and peace.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose and Gov. Gen. David Johnston were just some of those who remembered the former Israeli leader and Nobel laureate who died Wednesday at the age of 93.”Shimon Peres was, above all, a man of peace and a man dedicated to the well-being of the Jewish people,” Trudeau said.”Mr. Peres made an enormous contribution to the founding and building of the State of Israel. He devoted his …
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