• Governor General of Canada to visit Ukraine and Latvia
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit Ukraine and Latvia, from January 17 to 19, 2018.During the visit, the Governor General will meet with the President of Ukraine and the President of Latvia. Supported by the Canadian missions in Kyiv and Riga, the Governor General will highlight opportunities for further collaboration to strengthen Canada’s relationship with both countries.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 15, 2018
  • The Prime Minister announces a change in the senior ranks of the Public Service
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following change in the senior ranks of the Public Service:Lisa Campbell, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Defence and Marine Procurement, Public Services and Procurement Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Veterans Affairs, effective February 5, 2018.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 12, 2018
  • Prime Minister announces appointment of the Honourable Sheilah L. Martin to the Supreme Court of Canada
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Sheilah L. Martin to the Supreme Court of Canada effective immediately.First appointed as a judge in 2005, Justice Martin served on the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta in Calgary until June 2016 when she was appointed as a judge of the Courts of Appeal of Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. She has also served as a Deputy Judge for the Supreme Court of Yukon since 2009.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 18, 2017
  • The Prime Minister announces a change in the senior ranks of the Public Service
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following change in the senior ranks of the Public Service:Sony Perron, currently Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Indigenous Services, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Indigenous Services, effective December 18, 2017.Biographical notesSony Perron
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 15, 2017
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Kathleen Wynne, Mayor John Tory, Chairman and CEO of York Region, Wayne Emmerson, and Chair of the Toronto Transit Commission, Josh Colle, announce the completion of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension.
    Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension reduces gridlock and commute times
    Easy access to public transit means Canadians spend less time commuting and more time doing the things they love. A well-functioning transit system supports middle class jobs, grows the economy, reduces air pollution, and creates inclusive communities. That is why the governments of Canada, Ontario, Toronto, and York Region are investing in modern, green public transit infrastructure.
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    Toronto, Ontario - December 15, 2017
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Senate Ethics Officer
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Pierre Legault as the new Senate Ethics Officer.This appointment, which was recently approved by the Senate, is effective January 10, 2018.The Senate Ethics Officer is responsible for administering, interpreting, and applying the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators. The Senate Ethics Officer is an independent Officer of the Senate, appointed under the Parliament of Canada Act for a term of seven years.  
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Commissioner of Lobbying
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Nancy Bélanger as the new Commissioner of Lobbying.This appointment, which was recently approved by the House of Commons and Senate, is effective December 30, 2017.The Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying was established in 2008 under the Lobbying Act to support the Commissioner of Lobbying. The Commissioner is an independent Agent of Parliament, appointed under the Lobbying Act for a term of seven years.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Commissioner of Official Languages
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Raymond Théberge as the new Commissioner of Official Languages.This appointment, which was recently approved by the House of Commons and the Senate, is effective January 29, 2018.The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages was created in 1970 under the Official Languages Act to protect and promote linguistic duality. The Commissioner of Official Languages is an Agent of Parliament appointed for a term of seven years.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017
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    Prime Minister unveils themes for Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced during a Facebook Live event the themes that will guide Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency.Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency is an important opportunity for Canada to speak with a strong voice on the international stage, engage G7 counterparts on pressing global challenges, and make real progress on goals we all share.This coming year, Canada will advance domestic and international priorities framed by the following five key themes:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017
  • Prime Minister names the Honourable Richard Wagner as new Chief Justice of Canada
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the Honourable Richard Wagner as the new Chief Justice of Canada.Justice Wagner was called to the Quebec Bar in 1980 and practiced law until being appointed to the Quebec Superior Court in 2004. He sat in the Civil Division, the Commercial Division, and the Criminal Division of the Quebec Superior Court until 2011 when he was appointed to the Quebec Court of Appeal. He was first appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court on October 5, 2012.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 12, 2017