• Preparing for jobs of the future
    New technologies impact how we work, and hold the potential to deliver transformational shifts in our societies. While these shifts present challenges, they also present incredible opportunities for both emerging and traditional labour sectors.That is why Canada is making smart investments today to build a forward-looking economy for future generations. This also means taking steps to ensure that all Canadians have access to the training and education they need to lead our rapidly changing global economy.
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    Québec City, Quebec - June 10, 2018
  • Heather Lank
    Born in Arvida, Quebec, and educated in Switzerland, the United States, and Canada, Heather Lank holds both a masters and a doctorate in sociology from the University of Toronto.Dr. Lank joined the federal Public Service in 1990 as an operational auditor with Correctional Service Canada. She began her career with the Senate of Canada administration in 1991 as a committee clerk, and has assumed progressively senior leadership roles over the past 27 years. 
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 8, 2018
  • Pierre Dalphond
    Born in Joliette, the Honourable Pierre Dalphond has extensive legislative and judicial experience in Canada. He obtained a law degree from the Université de Montréal, before completing a masters in political philosophy and law at Oxford University in 1982.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 6, 2018
  • Donna Dasko Ph.D.
    Donna Dasko is a respected national pollster, media commentator, sociologist, and private sector business leader with considerable public policy experience. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy and a Master of Arts from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Manitoba.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 6, 2018
  • Patricia Fuller
    Patricia Fuller holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics and Political Studies from Queen's University, and a Master of Science with distinction from the London School of Economics.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 5, 2018
  • Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia, C.M.
    Dr. Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia is a physician, mentor, and community leader in Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador. Dr. Ravalia holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Rhodesia, in present-day Zimbabwe.Dr. Ravalia overcame the apartheid in Zimbabwe and found the community environment he was missing in his native country in rural Newfoundland and Labrador. His deep appreciation for the province, its landscape, and its people comes from his unique experience as an immigrant.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 1, 2018
  • Canada-Estonia Joint Statement
    In a context of shared history and friendship, the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, welcomes Prime Minister of Estonia, Jüri Ratas, to Ottawa today. The year 2018 marks the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, which came into being on February 24, 1918, with the proclamation of the Estonian Declaration of Independence.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 28, 2018
  • Taki Sarantakis
    EducationBachelor of Arts (Specialized Honours), York UniversityMaster of Arts, Political Science, York UniversityDoctoral Candidate, Political Science, University of TorontoProfessional ExperienceSince September 2016Associate Secretary of the Treasury Board2013 - 2016Assistant Secretary, Economic Sector, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat2009 - 2013Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Communications, Infrastructure Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 25, 2018
  • Stéphane Perrault
    Stéphane Perrault holds a doctorate in constitutional law from the Université de Montréal and is a member of the Quebec Bar. His expertise in electoral administration and legislation is drawn from his distinguished career of more than 20 years as a senior executive and lawyer within a number of federal organizations.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 8, 2018
  • Greta Bossenmaier
    EducationMaster of Science, Operational Research, School of Engineering, Stanford UniversityBachelor of Commerce (Honours), Faculty of Management, University of ManitobaProfessional ExperienceSince February 2015Chief, Communications Security Establishment2012 - 2015Senior Associate Deputy Minister, International Development2009 - 2012Deputy Minister, Afghanistan Task Force, Privy Council Office2008 - 2009Associate Deputy Minister, Foreign Affairs
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 7, 2018