Toronto, Ontario - September 22, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today by telephone with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica.

Prime Minister Trudeau expressed his deepest sympathies to those injured and killed by recent tropical storms, including Hurricane Maria, in Dominica and the broader Caribbean region.  Prime Minister Trudeau offered Canadian assistance for response and recovery efforts in Dominica and spoke of measures underway including the dispatch to Dominica of HMCS St John's to support the humanitarian assistance efforts.   

The leaders reaffirmed the positive bilateral relationship that exists between Canada and Dominica.