• Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the results of the Indian general election
    “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election. Over 39 days of polling, a record number of Indian citizens cast their votes and more women voted than ever before in the world’s largest democracy.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 23, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident
    “One hundred and five years ago today, the Komagata Maru steamship arrived in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet. On board were 376 Sikhs, Muslims and Hindus of South Asian origin hoping to settle in Canada and build a better life for themselves and their families.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 23, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Vesak
    “Today, we join Buddhists in Canada and around the world to celebrate Vesak. The most important Buddhist festival, Vesak commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and passing into Nirvana of the founder of Buddhism, Gautama Buddha.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 19, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the results of the Australian general election
    “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate the Liberal Party’s leader, Scott Morrison, on his electoral victory. He is now entrusted with the important task of forming the next government of Australia.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 18, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the 10th anniversary of the end of the armed conflict in Sri Lanka
    “Today marks the 10th anniversary of the end of the armed conflict in Sri Lanka. Over 26 years of war, including during the last phase of the war in Mullivaikal in 2009, tens of thousands of people were killed and hundreds of thousands more displaced and disappeared, leaving lasting wounds in communities across the country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 18, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister welcoming the decision by the United States to remove tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum
    “Today’s decision by the United States to remove tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum is terrific news for Canadian steel and aluminum workers, their families, and many communities across the country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 17, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia
    “Today, on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, we come together to call for a world where we can all live with respect, safety, and freedom – no matterwho we love or how we identify.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 17, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the results of the provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador
    “Newfoundlanders and Labradorians have chosen to elect a government led by the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 16, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Israel Independence Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day:“Tonight at sundown, we join Israelis, Jewish communities, and others in Canada and around the world to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 8, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister for Mental Health Week
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for Mental Health Week:“This week, let’s all speak up and raise our voices for mental health. Mental Health Week, led by the Canadian Mental Health Association, encourages everyone to talk freely about what mental health means to us and listen compassionately to the stories of others.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 6, 2019