• Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to visit Canada
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, will visit Canada from July 1 to 3, 2019. The two leaders will meet in Toronto on July 2, 2019, during the Ukraine Reform Conference.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 25, 2019
  • Prime Minister announces appointment of new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Deborah K. Smith, Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.She replaces the Honourable Joseph P. Kennedy, who retired on April 30, 2019, after more than 41 years of distinguished service as a judge.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 24, 2019
  • Prime Minister announces enhanced cooperation with the United States
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded a successful visit to Washington, D.C., where he met with United States President Donald J. Trump and committed to closer collaboration on a number of priorities.
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    Washington, D.C. - June 20, 2019
  • Prime Minister to attend G20 Leaders’ Summit in Japan
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Osaka, Japan, to attend the G20 Leaders’ Summit on June 28 and 29.The Summit is a key opportunity to take concerted action on some of the world’s most pressing challenges, including making sure more people benefit from the increasingly global and digital economy.Japan has put forward a G20 agenda with many themes similar to those of Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency, including combatting climate change, promoting clean energy, and advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 19, 2019
  • Trans Mountain Expansion will fund Canada’s future clean economy
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Government of Canada has approved the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) and that every dollar the federal government earns from this project will be invested in Canada’s clean energy transition.The environment and the economy go hand-in-hand. When we create prosperity today, we can invest in the clean jobs, technologies, and infrastructure of the future — and help Canadians benefit from opportunities presented by a rapidly changing economy.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 18, 2019
  • Canada and the Métis Nation continue progress on the Canada-Métis Nation Accord
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today met with the President of the Métis National Council (MNC), Clément Chartier, and the Presidents of the MNC Governing Members, at the annual Crown-Métis Nation Summit.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 13, 2019
  • Prime Minister to travel to the United States
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Washington, D.C., on June 20, to meet with United States President Donald J. Trump.Canada and the United States share one of the largest and most comprehensive economic partnerships in the world. This partnership supports millions of good, middle class jobs on both sides of the border.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 13, 2019
  • Prime Minister names first Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security
    Gender equality plays a critical role in creating lasting solutions to the challenges we face around the world – from building economies that work for everyone to advancing peace and security. To build a more just, peaceful, and secure world, we must make sure women and girls can participate freely and fully in our societies.The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Jacqueline O’Neill has been appointed as Canada’s first Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 12, 2019
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Canada
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, will visit Canada from June 16 to 19.During the visit, Prime Minister Trudeau and High Commissioner Bachelet will discuss efforts to protect human rights and promote gender equality around the world. They will underline the importance of the international rule of law, and emphasize how countries must continue to work together to protect the world’s most vulnerable and make sure everyone’s rights are equally respected.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 11, 2019
  • Canada to ban harmful single-use plastics and hold companies responsible for plastic waste
    Plastic pollution is a global challenge that requires immediate action. Plastic waste ends up in our landfills and incinerators, litters our parks and beaches, and pollutes our rivers, lakes, and oceans, entangling and killing turtles, fish, and marine mammals.Less than 10 per cent of plastic used in Canada gets recycled. Without a change in course, Canadians will throw away an estimated $11 billion worth of plastic materials each year by 2030. We’ve reached a defining moment, and this is a problem we simply can’t afford to ignore.
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    Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec - June 10, 2019