Trudeau, Harper, Chretien, Jewish advocates to attend Shimon Peres funeral

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's air force plane — bearing Israel's ambassador, Jewish community representatives and a few political foes to the funeral for Shimon Peres — likely arrived Thursday in Jerusalem well before Stephen Harper's commercial flight.

That echoes the fact Trudeau first visited Israel in 2008, months before he was even an MP. Harper was prime minister when he arrived in 2014, declaring in a memorable address to the Israeli parliament: "Through fire and water, Canada...

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