• Statement by the Prime Minister on Chinese Lunar New Year
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the Chinese Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival:“This week, Chinese communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate the Lunar New Year.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 16, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Vietnamese New Year
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the Vietnamese New Year:“This week, Vietnamese communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate Tết Nguyên Đán, the Lunar New Year.“Tết is a time to give thanks for the successes of the past year and look forward with optimism to the arrival of spring. Friends and family will join together to welcome the Year of the Dog, share a special meal, and wish each other prosperity and good luck for the year to come.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 16, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Korea’s Lunar New Year
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for Korea’s Lunar New Year:“Today, Korean communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate Seollal, Korea’s Lunar New Year, and welcome the Year of the Dog.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 16, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Flag of Canada Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark National Flag of Canada Day:“Today, I join Canadians across the country and abroad to celebrate the 53rd anniversary of our national flag.“On this day 53 years ago, the National Flag of Canada was raised for the first time over Parliament Hill, in communities across the country, and in Canadian diplomatic and consular missions around the world.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 15, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers:“Child soldiers live lives no child should ever lead. The Government of Canada is committed to taking real steps towards ending the recruitment and use of child soldiers, and making sure children remain children and do not become weapons of war.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 12, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on upcoming temporary changes to the Ministry
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on upcoming temporary changes to the Ministry:"Following the birth of her child, the Honourable Karina Gould will take a leave of absence from her role as Minister of Democratic Institutions to go on parental leave."During her absence, the Honourable Scott Brison will serve as acting Minister of Democratic Institutions, in addition to his role as President of the Treasury Board. Andy Fillmore will continue to serve as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Democratic Institutions.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 9, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the opening of the 2018 Winter Olympics
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the opening of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea:“Today, at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium in South Korea, the world will unite to officially open the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The spirit of the Olympic Games has connected the world for over a century, creating moments of awe and milestones we cannot forget.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 9, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on International Development Week
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Development Week, which runs from February 4 to 10, 2018:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 4, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Black History Month
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Black History Month:“Today we begin Black History Month, a time to honour and celebrate the many achievements and contributions that Black Canadians have made to our country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 1, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the first anniversary of the fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the first anniversary of the fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec:“One year ago tonight, a senseless attack at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec in Ste-Foy claimed the lives of six worshippers and seriously injured nineteen more.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 29, 2018