• Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau meet with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
    Statement by the Prime Minister on the 92nd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 92nd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada:“Today, we join millions of people in Canada and around the world to celebrate the 92nd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada.“Her Majesty has dedicated her life in service to the Commonwealth and its citizens. Since acceding to the throne in 1952, she has served with grace and strength. Many Canadians feel a warm affection for the Queen and a deep appreciation for her devotion to duty.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 21, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Israel Independence Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in celebration of Israel Independence Day, also known as Yom Ha’atzmaut:“Tonight at sundown, Israelis, Jewish communities, and others in Canada and around the world will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 18, 2018
  • G7 Leaders’ Statement on Syria
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, joined G7 Leaders today to issue the following statement on Syria:“We, the G7 Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the European Union, are united in condemning, in the strongest possible terms, the use of chemical weapons in the April 7 attack in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 16, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Volunteer Week
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Volunteer Week:“During National Volunteer Week, we recognize Canadians who improve the lives of others, and build a better country, one selfless act at a time.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 15, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Puthandu
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Puthandu:“Today, Tamils in Canada and around the world will celebrate Puthandu and welcome the beginning of a new year.“During this special time, families and loved ones will come together to eat delicious food, exchange gifts and greetings, and take part in cultural activities.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 14, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Vaisakhi
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Vaisakhi:“Today, Sikhs in Canada and around the world will celebrate Vaisakhi, the most important date in the Sikh faith.“Vaisakhi celebrates the creation of the Khalsa – the community of baptized Sikhs – by Guru Gobind Singh Ji in 1699. To mark this occasion, families and friends will come together in Gurdwaras, homes, and Nagar Kirtans.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 14, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on airstrikes in Syria
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on airstrikes in Syria:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 13, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom HaShoah
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day):“Beginning at sundown tonight, Jewish communities and others in Canada and around the world will observe Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day – to honour the lives of the six million Jews who were systematically murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust.“Yom HaShoah reminds us of our eternal responsibility to preserve the memories of those we lost, share the stories of survivors, and keep alive the bitter lessons of the Holocaust.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 11, 2018
  • Canadian machine gunners dig themselves in, in shell holes on Vimy Ridge. April, 1917
    Statement by the Prime Minister on Vimy Ridge Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Vimy Ridge Day:“On this day, 101 years ago, the four divisions of the Canadian Corps fought for the first time together. They came from all corners of Canada – Francophones, Anglophones, new Canadians, and Indigenous Peoples. In the early hours of April 9, they united as one, achieved what no Allied army had done – and defined a country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 9, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Orthodox Easter
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Orthodox Easter:“Today, we join people of Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Eastern Catholic faith in Canada and around the world to celebrate Easter.“Also known as Pascha, Easter is the holiest of holidays in the Orthodox Christian faith. It commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, and is a time to celebrate the triumph of life over death, and light over darkness.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 8, 2018