• Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Michael Pitfield
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of former Senator and Clerk of the Privy Council Michael Pitfield:“I learned with great sadness today that one of Canada’s most devoted and longest-serving public servants has passed away.“Michael joined the public service in 1959. Over the next fifty years, he would serve Canadians in a variety of roles, most notably as Secretary to the Cabinet, as Clerk to the Privy Council, and as the Senator for Ottawa-Vanier. He remains the youngest ever Canadian to lead the public service.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - October 19, 2017
  • Itinerary for Saturday, October 21, 2017
    Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Saturday, October 21, 2017:Edmonton, Alberta9:15 a.m. The Prime Minister will participate in a roundtable discussion with community leaders from the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers.Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers11713 82nd Street NWNotes for media:
    Itineraries
    Ottawa, Ontario - October 20, 2017
  • Governor General to travel to Thailand for the Royal Cremation of King Bhumibol
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Bangkok, Thailand as Canada’s official representative at the Royal Cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand on October 26, 2017.The Royal Cremation of King Bhumibol follows one year of official mourning since his passing last year at the age of 88.
    News Releases
    Ottawa, Ontario - October 19, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the formation of the next government of New Zealand
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the result of the New Zealand general election:“I would like to congratulate the Labour Party’s leader, Jacinda Ardern, on forming the next government of New Zealand. I look forward to working very closely with Ms. Ardern. We have the opportunity to bring our two countries even closer together as we tackle the common issues that face both Canadians and New Zealanders.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - October 19, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas:“Today Hindu, Sikh, Jain, and Buddhist communities in Canada and around the world celebrate Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas. It is a time to celebrate the triumph of good over evil, and the power of knowledge and hope to dispel ignorance and despair.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - October 19, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Global Dignity Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark Global Dignity Day in Canada:“Today, students across Canada and around the world will gather to mark Global Dignity Day.“Every person has the potential to transform the world around them for the better. No matter our age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or background, we all deserve to lead a dignified life.   
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - October 18, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Gord Downie
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Gord Downie:“For almost five decades, Gord Downie uncovered and told the stories of Canada. He was the frontman of one of Canada’s most iconic bands, a rock star, artist, and poet whose evocative lyrics came to define a country.“The Tragically Hip’s music invited us to explore places we had never been – from Mistaken Point to Churchill – and helped us understand each other, while capturing the complexity and vastness of the place we call home.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - October 18, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada for Persons Day
    The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for Persons Day:“Today, we celebrate Persons Day, a turning point for women’s rights in Canada. On this day in 1929, women were finally recognized as ‘persons’ and won the right to be appointed to the Senate.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - October 18, 2017
  • Itinerary for Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Wednesday, October 18, 2017:Ottawa, Ontario10:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the National Caucus meeting.2:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will attend Question Period.Toronto, Ontario8:30 p.m. The Prime Minister will attend the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto International Leadership Reunion and will deliver remarks.Samuel Hall Currelly GalleryRoyal Ontario Museum100 Queen’s Park
    Itineraries
    Ottawa, Ontario - October 17, 2017
  • Prime Minister announces appointment of new Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Mary T. Moreau, a judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, to the position of Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. She replaces the Honourable Neil C. Wittmann, who resigned on May 1, 2017, after nearly 18 years of distinguished service as a judge.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 17, 2017