Trudeau says he has confidence in Morneau after report of policy clash

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OTTAWA/TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said he had “full confidence” in Finance Minister Bill Morneau amid reports of a clash over policy between the two men, who also both face an ethics probe. The Globe and Mail newspaper cited unnamed sources as saying Trudeau was uncertain whether Morneau was the right person to handle the recovery from the coronavirus outbreak, prompting analysts to fret about Ottawa’s becoming distracted.