“On behalf of all Canadians, I congratulate our women’s national hockey team on its brilliant performance and gold medal win at this year’s Women’s World Hockey Championship.
“The country is extremely proud of how our women's hockey teams continue to dominate on the world stage.
“It is a testimony to their dedication, skill and spirit.
“We wish them the very best in all future pursuits, both on and off the ice.
“I would also like to congratulate all participating teams for providing such exciting moments in sport.”