• Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel
    Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke by phone with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel.They discussed the regional security situation and the evacuation of White Helmets from Syria.Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Netanyahu reinforced the benefits of the close cooperation between Canada and Israel.
    The Briefing Room
    British Columbia - July 22, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados
    Yesterday, the Prime Minister spoke by phone with the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley. Prime Minister Trudeau stressed Canada’s ongoing commitment to supporting Caribbean countries, including Barbados, in building economic and climate resilience. In June, at the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Charlevoix, Canada announced an investment of $162 million to help build strong and resilient coasts and communities, including those in the Caribbean.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - July 19, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President-elect Iván Duque of Colombia
    Yesterday, the Prime Minister spoke by phone with the President-elect of Colombia, Iván Duque. Prime Minister Trudeau congratulated the President-elect on his electoral victory, and underlined the importance of strong and wide-reaching Canada-Colombia bilateral relations, including in regional and multilateral bodies. Discussion touched on the current crisis in Venezuela, continued commitment to Colombia’s peace process, and advancing progressive trade to create good, middle class jobs and grow the economy in both our countries.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - July 19, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez.They discussed the strong bilateral relationship between Canada and Spain, including strong military cooperation through the Canada-led multinational battle group in Latvia as part of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence. 
    The Briefing Room
    Brussels, Belgium - July 12, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven.Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Löfven discussed the importance of NATO cooperation and rules-based trade, and reinforced the transatlantic bond. They also noted Canada and Sweden's priority of promoting gender equality and women's empowerment.They further underscored their mutual commitment to expanding Canada and Sweden's trade relationship and to en‎couraging innovation to build prosperity and opportunity.
    The Briefing Room
    Brussels, Belgium - July 11, 2018
  • PM Meeting with Raimonds Vējonis, President of Latvia
    Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, met with Raimonds Vējonis, President of Latvia.  The leaders discussed issues of mutual interest including their commitment to regional defence and security, the upcoming NATO Summit and Canada’s contribution to NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence in Latvia.Other issues of security were also discussed between the Prime Minister and the President including cyber security, hybrid warfare and foreign interference.
    The Briefing Room
    Riga, Latvia - July 10, 2018
  • PM Meeting with Māris Kučinskis, Prime Minister of Latvia
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Māris Kučinskis, Prime Minister of Latvia.Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Kučinskis discussed the positive bilateral relationship between Canada and Latvia, including through the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Latvia’s support for the Canadian Armed Forces currently deployed to Latvia as part of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence. They also discussed the rise of antidemocratic forces and regional issues‎. 
    The Briefing Room
    Riga, Latvia - July 10, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
    During a phone call today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed the upcoming NATO Summit on July 11-12, 2018, and the importance of the Alliance’s unity and solidarity on defence and security issues.The two leaders also discussed the Prime Minister’s visit to Latvia and Canada’s significant contributions to the Alliance. Prime Minister Trudeau reaffirmed the importance of the Alliance and the transatlantic bond that unites Europe and North America.
    The Briefing Room
    Calgary, Alberta - July 7, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President-elect López Obrador of Mexico
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with Andrés Manuel López Obrador to congratulate him on his election as the next President of Mexico. The Prime Minister underscored the close friendship and dynamic partnership between Canada and Mexico, based on shared values, common goals, and strong people-to-people ties. The Prime Minister and the President-elect look forward to cooperating on an agenda to create good jobs for people in both countries.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa Ontario - July 2, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with United States President Donald J. Trump
    Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with United States President Donald J. Trump.The Prime Minister expressed his condolences for the victims of the shooting at the Capital Gazette Newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. As he has said in past conversations and in public, the Prime Minister conveyed that Canada has had no choice but to announce reciprocal countermeasures to the steel and aluminum tariffs that the United States imposed on June 1, 2018.The two leaders agreed to stay in close touch on a way forward.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - June 29, 2018