• New rail bypass to support recovery and reconstruction in Lac-Mégantic
    No community should ever have to experience what Lac-Mégantic went through on July 6, 2013. We remember the 47 people who died and stand with all those whose lives were irreparably changed.Many people in the community face ongoing effects of trauma and loss. Because of the unique nature of this tragedy, and to help more people in the Lac-Mégantic community heal and rebuild their lives, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec have signed an agreement-in-principle to jointly fund the rail bypass project.
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    Lac-Mégantic, Quebec - May 11, 2018
  • Alcoa and Rio Tinto announce world’s first carbon-free aluminum smelting process
    $558 million investment project will create and maintain thousands of jobs in CanadaGlobal aluminum industry leaders Alcoa Corporation and Rio Tinto Aluminum today announced a revolutionary process to make aluminum that produces oxygen and eliminates all greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process.The announcement signals the most significant innovation in the aluminum industry in more than a century, and marks a decisive step forward in the fight against climate change.
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    Saguenay, Quebec - May 10, 2018
  • Prime Minister announces St. Louis apology
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will deliver a formal apology in the House of Commons over the fate of the MS St. Louis and its passengers.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 8, 2018
  • Prime Minister nominates new Chief Electoral Officer
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of Stéphane Perrault as the new Chief Electoral Officer of Canada.Born and raised in Montréal, Mr. Perrault’s distinguished career with the Government of Canada spans more than two decades as both a senior executive and lawyer. He has been the Acting Chief Electoral Officer since December 2016.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 8, 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:Greta Bossenmaier, currently Chief of the Communications Security Establishment, becomes National Security and Intelligence Advisor to the Prime Minister, effective May 23, 2018.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 7, 2018
  • Canada’s investment in Toyota supports thousands of jobs in Ontario
    With its talented workers, world-class companies, and innovative technologies, Canada’s auto sector is well positioned to design and build cars that meet the needs of people today and tomorrow.The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced a $110 million investment to support Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada’s $1.4 billion investment in its Cambridge and Woodstock plants. Prime Minister Trudeau was joined at the announcement by the Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne.
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    Cambridge, Ontario - May 4, 2018
  • Prime Minister announces appointment of new Chief Justice of New Brunswick
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable J.C. Marc Richard, a judge of the Court of Appeal of New Brunswick, to the position of Chief Justice of New Brunswick.He replaces the Honourable J. Ernest Drapeau, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective April 27, 2018, after 20 years of distinguished service as a judge.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 4, 2018
  • Prime Minister announces closer collaboration with Portugal
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today met with the Prime Minister of Portugal, António Costa, to reaffirm the strong ties between Canada and Portugal, and to discuss the benefits of progressive trade and how the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is helping create good, middle class jobs and new opportunities for people on both sides of the Atlantic.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 3, 2018
  • His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco to visit Canada
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Sovereign Prince of Monaco, His Serene Highness Albert II, will visit Canada from May 7 to 8, 2018.During the visit, Prime Minister Trudeau and H.S.H. Prince Albert II will discuss our shared commitment to the Paris Agreement, and the actions our countries are taking to address climate change and protect the world’s oceans.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 1, 2018
  • Amazon creates thousands of new jobs in Vancouver
    From shopping and banking, to planning events and getting directions, Canadians rely on online services and applications every day‎. They improve our quality of life, drive innovation and technological advancement, and create new opportunities for the middle class and people working hard to join it.The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed Amazon’s announcement that it will create 3,000 new jobs in Vancouver. Combined with the 1,000 new jobs announced by Amazon in November 2017, this will bring the company’s workforce in Canada to over 9,000 employees.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 30, 2018