Stoney Creek, Ontario - May 14, 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke yesterday with Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer of Google, prior to the Prime Minister’s travel to Paris for the meeting of government and industry leaders on the Christchurch Call to Action on Eliminating Terrorist and Violent Extremist Content Online today.

They discussed how governments and digital platforms can take action to stop the internet being used as a tool to organize and promote terrorism and violent extremism. The Prime Minister urged that more must be done to improve trust and accountability in the digital world.

The Prime Minister also expressed appreciation for Google’s contribution to the Canadian economy and noted Canada’s strengths as an investment destination and a leader on artificial intelligence.