• Canada and partners announce historic investment in education for women and girls in crisis and conflict situations
    Gender equality is a fundamental human right and a top priority for Canada and its G7 Presidency. To make gender equality a reality, all women and girls around the world must have equal access to quality education and learning opportunities. When women and girls have an equal chance to learn, grow, and succeed, they help build an economy that works for everyone.
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    La Malbaie, Quebec - June 9, 2018
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Chief Electoral Officer
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Stéphane Perrault as the new Chief Electoral Officer of Canada.The appointment, which was approved today by the House of Commons, is effective immediately.Elections Canada is an independent, non-partisan agency that reports directly to Parliament and is responsible for operating fair and efficient federal elections. As the head of Elections Canada, the Chief Electoral Officer is an independent Agent of Parliament appointed by resolution of the House of Commons to hold office for a term of 10 years.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 8, 2018
  • Prime Minister nominates new Parliamentary Librarian
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of Heather Lank as the new Parliamentary Librarian.Dr. Lank has served in increasingly senior roles within the Senate of Canada administration for over 25 years. She is currently the Principal Clerk of the Senate Chamber Operations and Procedure Office, a position she has held since 2015.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 8, 2018
  • Prime Minister releases report on common challenges faced by G7 countries
    All G7 countries face a common challenge that goes to the heart of how citizens measure progress in their daily lives – namely, whether the benefits of economic growth are fairly shared.As G7 President, Canada is seized with this economic problem, and has set the goal of achieving growth that works for everyone at the centre of this year’s G7 agenda.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 7, 2018
  • Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron stand at podiums
    Prime Minister announces even closer collaboration with France
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, today concluded the bilateral portion of his first visit to Canada as president. The two leaders will now travel to the Charlevoix region of Quebec to take part in the G7 Summit.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 7, 2018
  • Prime Minister announces the appointment of two Senators
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General appointed the following independent Senators to fill vacancies in the Senate:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 6, 2018
  • Prime Minister names new Ambassador for Climate Change
    Canada continues to provide international leadership to address climate change, honour its Paris Agreement commitments, and transition to a low-carbon, clean-growth economy. We know our future prosperity and well-being depend on taking ambitious, coordinated action at home and as a global community.Today, on World Environment Day, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that Patricia Fuller has been appointed Canada’s new Ambassador for Climate Change, for a term of three years, effective immediately.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 5, 2018
  • World leaders coming together at the G7 Summit to protect our oceans, seas and coastal communities
    Healthy oceans, seas and coasts are essential to our way of life. They are a vast source of food and energy, and form the economic bedrock of countless communities and entire countries. They drive growth, create jobs and sustain people’s livelihoods around the world.The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Canada will welcome several world leaders and heads of international organizations to the G7 Summit to take part in a special outreach session, which will focus on healthy oceans and resilient coastal communities. It will be held on June 9, 2018.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 1, 2018
  • Prime Minister announces the appointment of a Senator
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General appointed Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia as an independent Senator to fill a vacancy in Newfoundland and Labrador.Dr. Ravalia is a community leader, family physician, and senior medical officer at the Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre in Newfoundland and Labrador. He is also an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and the Assistant Dean of Rural Medical Education Network at Memorial University.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 1, 2018
  • French President Emmanuel Macron to visit Canada
    The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Emmanuel Macron, President of France, will travel to Canada from June 6 to 9, 2018, for a working visit and to attend the 2018 G7 Leaders’ Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 30, 2018