• PM Trudeau and Minister Freeland address the media
    Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Freeland speaking notes for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement press conference
    A year and a half ago, with rising questions about the future of NAFTA, I was asked how we’d respond.My answer was that we’d respond as Canadians always have, in uncertain times.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 1, 2018
  • PM Trudeau addresses the United Nations General Assembly
    PM remarks for the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the United Nations
    CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYNelson Mandela’s message of peace was rooted in the conviction that we are part of the same community.That our fate is tied to that of our fellow citizens.He famously held that “to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”Made an honorary Canadian in 2001, his example touched the lives of millions, defying both time and place.
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    New York, New York - September 24, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands with a steel worker at a factory in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
    Remarks by the Prime Minister of Canada on steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the United States
    CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYThe Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today delivered the following remarks in response to the decision by the United States to impose tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum:Good afternoon everyone. Thank you for joining us.Today we find ourselves the target of punitive tariffs on Canadian aluminum and steel, under pretext of a 232 national security provision.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 31, 2018
  • PM speaking notes for EGALE Leadership Award
    CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYThank you. This is a true honour. Thank you very much.Bharat, thank you for your kind words, and for your leadership.And Helen, thank you for your incredible work with EGALE, and your role on the LGBTQ2 Apology Advisory Council.And finally, thank you to Elder Blu Waters for the land acknowledgement earlier on in the program.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 24, 2018
  • PM speaking notes for NYU Commencement Address
    CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYHello everyone! Thank you!I’m very happy to be here with you todayThank you for that kind introduction, Niobe.Andrew, it’s wonderful to see you again. I am so grateful for the honour you and NYU have given me today.You know, Andrew is an honourary Canadian and British Columbian because, like me, he studied at UBC back in the day.
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    New York City, New York - May 16, 2018
  • Prime Minister’s Speech to the French National Assembly
    CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYMr. Speaker of the National Assembly;Mr. Prime Minister;Ministers;Members of Parliament;Dear friends;It is with gratitude and humility that I accepted the invitation to address your National Assembly.This is the first time that the voice of a Canadian prime minister is heard within these walls.
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    Paris, France - April 17, 2018
  • Prime Minister's statement on the Trans Mountain Pipeline project
    CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYGood afternoon. Thank you all for coming.There are times in the life of a country when we come together in common purpose, for the good of the country.This is one of those times.For months now, we have worked hard with the governments of British Columbia and Alberta to help them chart a path forward together on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 15, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers remarks in the House of Commons.
    Remarks by the Prime Minister in the House of Commons on the Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework
    CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYMr. Speaker,I would like to begin by recognizing that we are on the ancestral land of the Algonquin people.Last September, at the United Nations, I spoke to delegations from around the world and told some hard truths about Canada’s long and complicated relationship with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.I talked about the colonial approach that led to the discriminatory and paternalistic Indian Act.A colonial approach that systematically ignored the history of the Métis Nation, and denied its peoples their rights.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 14, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
    Speech by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs
    CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYIt’s my sincere pleasure to be here with you all.Thank you, Fred, for that very kind introduction and for inviting me to speak here, just three days after the anniversary of President Reagan’s birth.I think there could be no finer setting than this marvelous library, such a fine testament to his legacy, for the conversation I’d like to have with you today.
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    Simi Valley, California - February 9, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the crowd during the World Economic Forum.
    Prime Minister keynote speech at the World Economic Forum 2018
    CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYGood evening, everyone. Thank you, Borge, for your kind words. It’s an honour to be here in Davos.Thank you to this year’s outstanding co-chairs: Sharan, Fabiola, Isabelle, Christine, Ginni, Chetna, and Erna.Before I begin, it won’t surprise you that my remarks today will address the importance of progressive values in the context of globalization.
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    Davos, Switzerland - January 23, 2018