No increased threat to Canada after Brussels attack, Ottawa insists Add to ..

March 22, 2016 10:13 PM

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the “cowardly” terrorist attacks in Belgium, but his government insisted there was no need to change the threat level in Canada.

Mr. Trudeau learned of the attacks in Brussels before 6 a.m., in a phone call from his chief of staff, Katie Telford. He was briefed in the morning by his national security team, which then provided an update to cabinet at a regularly scheduled meeting.

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