• 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:France Pégeot, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Programs Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, becomes Executive Vice-President, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, effective January 2, 2018.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 8, 2017
  • Prime Minister nominates the next Senate Ethics Officer
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of Pierre Legault as the next Senate Ethics Officer. Mr. Legault’s career as a lawyer, decision-maker, and senior leader with the federal government spanned more than 34 years. From 2012 until his retirement in 2016, he served as the Associate Deputy Minister of Justice, the highest ranked civil lawyer position in the Government. Since July 2017, he has been serving as interim Senate Ethics Officer.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 8, 2017
  • The Prime Minister announces appointment to the Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following appointment:Rennie Marcoux, currently Chief Strategic Policy and Planning Officer, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, becomes Executive Director, Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, effective December 11, 2017.Biographical notesRennie Marcoux
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 7, 2017
  • Prime Minister successfully concludes second official visit to China with keynote address at Fortune Global Forum
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today wrapped up a successful second official visit to China. Over the last five days, the Prime Minister visited Beijing and Guangzhou, where he met with leaders in government and business, and focused on growing the Canada-China relationship through trade and investment.
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    Guangzhou, China - December 7, 2017
  • Canada announces new partnerships with China to grow shared prosperity
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced new joint partnerships with China after successfully concluding, with His Excellency Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, the second Annual Leaders’ Dialogue.Canada and China are working to build a stronger, more stable relationship to create good, middle-class jobs and more opportunities for people in both countries.With that goal in mind, the two leaders announced new initiatives to grow our shared prosperity.
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    Beijing, China - December 4, 2017
  • Prime Minister announces the appointment of two new Senators
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General has appointed two independent Senators to fill vacancies in the Senate:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 4, 2017
  • Prime Minister Trudeau welcomes upcoming Canada-China Year of Tourism
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today visited the headquarters of a top online media company in Beijing, China – Sina Weibo – where he promoted Canada as a premier destination for Chinese tourists. Joined by Chinese youth, he also highlighted the celebrations that will be held in both countries during the 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism.
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    Beijing, China - December 4, 2017
  • Prime Minister nominates next Commissioner of Lobbying
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of Nancy Bélanger as the next Commissioner of Lobbying.Nancy Bélanger currently serves as Deputy Commissioner, Legal Services and Public Affairs, with the Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada. Ms. Bélanger’s legal career with the federal Public Service spans more than two decades, including six years as General Counsel for the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 30, 2017
  • Prime Minister nominates the next Commissioner of Official Languages
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of Raymond Théberge as the new Commissioner of Official Languages.Mr. Théberge has served as President and Vice-Chancellor of l’Université de Moncton since 2012. A Franco-Manitoban, his distinguished career spans more than 35 years as an educator, academic, author, and senior official in both the governments of Manitoba and Ontario. 
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 30, 2017
  • Prime Minister announces nomination of the Honourable Sheilah L. Martin to the Supreme Court of Canada
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of the Honourable Sheilah L. Martin to the Supreme Court of Canada.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 29, 2017