PM Trudeau cuddled with Toronto's baby pandas today
Few things are more adorable than a pair of baby pandas. And after surviving infancy and enchanting the world for more than 100 days, the Toronto Zoo named its two cubs - Jia Yueyue (Canadian Joy) and her brother Jia Panpan (Canadian Hope) - in a high-profile ceremony that even Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended, along with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.
Naturally, the photo showing Prime Minister Trudeau holding a pair of pandas set the internet on fire this morning.
The pandas, along with their mother Er Shun, are here on loan from the Chinese government. City Councillor Georgio Mammoliti, as CBC News reports, announced today that he wants the bears to stay here for an extended period of time.
Currently, they're supposed to head to Calgary in 2018.
Nothing brings all three levels of government together like panda naming... https://t.co/nXsdM53icC— Zachary Spicer (@ZacSpicer) March 7, 2016
who will write the definitive academic piece on panda diplomacy? https://t.co/xRfammaFOw— Shayna Weiss (@shaynamalka) March 7, 2016
Your day may be awesome, but it isn't "Justin Trudeau holding panda cubs" awesome. https://t.co/AzOV8dH9NZ— Robin of Loxley Esq. (@WithoutGravitas) March 7, 2016
I have no idea if this is relevant in anyway but hard as I try I can not picture Harper snuggling panda cubs ðŸ¼ https://t.co/OM55wSS3Fj— Owen (@OwenTaylor17) March 7, 2016
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