• Governor General to travel to Thailand for the Royal Cremation of King Bhumibol
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Bangkok, Thailand as Canada’s official representative at the Royal Cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand on October 26, 2017.The Royal Cremation of King Bhumibol follows one year of official mourning since his passing last year at the age of 88.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 19, 2017
  • Prime Minister announces appointment of new Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Mary T. Moreau, a judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, to the position of Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. She replaces the Honourable Neil C. Wittmann, who resigned on May 1, 2017, after nearly 18 years of distinguished service as a judge.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 17, 2017
  • Prime Minister concludes visit to Mexico
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his first official visit to Mexico.The Prime Minister’s visit reinforced the close bond between Canada and Mexico. It was also an opportunity for Prime Minister Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to emphasize their shared commitment to a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement that benefits Canadians, Mexicans, and Americans alike.
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    Mexico City, Mexico - October 13, 2017
  • Prime Minister concludes visit to Washington, D.C.
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his visit to Washington, D.C., and will now travel to Mexico City for his first official visit to Mexico.While in Washington, Prime Minister Trudeau took part in a keynote conversation with Pattie Sellers at the 2017 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit. He stressed the importance of gender equality and how women’s empowerment creates economic growth that benefits everyone.
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    Washington, D.C., United States of America - October 11, 2017
  • Prime Minister to travel to the United States and Mexico

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Washington, D.C., from October 10 to 11, and to Mexico City from October 12 to 13.The Prime Minister will visit Washington, D.C. to take part in a keynote conversation with Pattie Sellers at the 2017 Fortune Most Powerful Women (MPW) Summit on October 10. The conversation will be an opportunity to discuss the importance of gender equality and the ways women’s economic empowerment helps create economic growth that works for everyone.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 3, 2017
  • Prime Minister inaugurates National Holocaust Monument

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today inaugurated the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa. The monument serves to honour the victims and survivors of the Holocaust, and the important lessons it so painfully taught us.The Holocaust was the mass extermination of over six million Jews and millions of other victims, and one of the darkest chapters in human history. The National Holocaust Monument commemorates the millions of people who suffered such atrocities at the hands of the Nazi regime, and pays tribute to those whose stories must never be forgotten.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 27, 2017
  • Prime Minister introduces Canada’s new top scientist

    The Government of Canada is committed to strengthen science in government decision-making and to support scientists’ vital work. In keeping with these commitments, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced Dr. Mona Nemer as Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor, following an open, transparent, and merit-based selection process.  
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 26, 2017
  • Prime Minister helps launch the Invictus Games Toronto 2017

    Canadians are committed to honouring the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans for their service and sacrifices. In this spirit, Canada is proud to host this year’s Invictus Games – the only international adaptive sporting event for wounded, injured, and ill active duty and Veteran service members.
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    Toronto, Ontario - September 23, 2017
  • The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service:Jody Thomas, currently Senior Associate Deputy Minister of National Defence, becomes Deputy Minister of National Defence, effective October 23, 2017.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 22, 2017
  • Prime Minister concludes successful week at the United Nations General Assembly

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded a successful week in New York, where he participated in the opening of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening multilateralism and the rules-based international order, championing diversity and inclusion, and advancing human rights, including gender equality, women’s empowerment, and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples.
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    New York, New York - September 21, 2017