• Statement by the Prime Minister on the new Premier of Nunavut
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the selection of Paul Quassa as the Premier of Nunavut:“On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my sincere congratulations to Paul Quassa on being chosen by the Nunavut Legislative Assembly to lead the territorial government.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 21, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Child Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Child Day:“On National Child Day, we celebrate our children and young people, and make sure they have every opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential. It is up to all of us to ensure children’s rights are protected, that they are protected from harm, and have a voice in issues that matter to them.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 20, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of the Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr.
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Senator Tobias C. Enverga Jr.:“It was with sadness that I learned today of the death of Senator Tobias C. Enverga Jr., the first Filipino-Canadian appointed to the Senate.“Senator Enverga served Canadians long before his appointment to the Senate in 2012, and was the first Filipino-Canadian elected to public office in the City of Toronto. He was a tireless advocate for the Filipino community and people with disabilities, and founder of the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 16, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Louis Riel Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on Louis Riel Day:“Today, we commemorate the life of Louis Riel, a fearless Métis leader, politician, and founder of the province of Manitoba.“Louis Riel was a courageous and impassioned defender of minority rights and a key contributor to Canadian Confederation. Today, we celebrate a man who envisioned – and fought for – a more diverse and more inclusive country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 16, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Global Entrepreneurship Week
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Global Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from November 13 to 19, 2017:“This week, we celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, a time for entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and collaborators from around the world to connect, share ideas, and get inspired.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 13, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Poland’s Independence Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in recognition of Poland’s Independence Day:“Today, we join Polish communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate Poland’s Independence Day.“Nearly one million people of Polish descent live in Canada. Our two countries share a lasting bond based on close people-to-people links, common values, and mutual respect.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 11, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Remembrance Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Remembrance Day:“Today, we pause to remember and honour the Canadian women and men who have served our country and stood on guard for us and the values we hold dear.“Every generation of Canadians has answered the call to serve. From Ypres to Dieppe to Korea to Afghanistan, our servicemen and women have shown courage as a matter of course, and stood resilient in the face of great adversity.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 11, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the 100th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Passchendaele
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 100th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Passchendaele:“Today, we mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Passchendaele. On this solemn anniversary, we honour the thousands of Canadians who fought and died there, and pay tribute to their great courage and sacrifice.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 10, 2017
  • Joint Statement by Canada and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on the establishment of a comprehensive partnership
    Canada and Vietnam have decided to enhance their cooperation and friendship towards a comprehensive, substantive, effective, stable and sustainable relationship both bilaterally, regionally and internationally, to meet their interests and to contribute to maintaining peace, stability, cooperation and development in the Asia Pacific and the world, based on respect for the Charter of the United Nations, basic principles of international law, and their respective national law.
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    Hanoi, Vietnam - November 8, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the shooting in Texas
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on the shooting in Texas
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 5, 2017