Ottawa, Ontario - March 14, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with Bill Gates, Co-chair and Trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  The two discussed the importance of global health initiatives, especially for women and girls, including sexual and reproductive health; maternal and child health; and the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Prime Minister Trudeau reiterated Canada’s commitment to Mission Innovation where Canada will work in a global partnership with countries and private sector actors to promote cleaner energy and better environmental outcomes that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.