• Statement by the Prime Minister on Latvia’s Independence Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Latvia’s Independence Day:“Today, we join Latvian communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Latvia’s independence.“Canada and Latvia enjoy a special relationship, rooted in our shared values of freedom, democracy, and the rule of law, as well as our enduring people-to-people ties made strong by the more than 28,000 Canadians of Latvian heritage.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 18, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Louis Riel Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Louis Riel Day:“Today, we commemorate the life of Louis Riel, a dedicated Métis leader, politician, and the founder of the province of Manitoba.“A champion for minority rights and the Métis Nation, Louis Riel played a key role in Canadian Confederation. He was a visionary who dreamed of a diverse and inclusive Canada. On Louis Riel Day, we reflect on his contributions to building the country we are all proud to call home.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 16, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Global Entrepreneurship Week
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement marking Global Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from November 12 to 18:“Entrepreneurs drive Canada’s economy forward. Through their ingenuity and hard work, they create millions of jobs, help strengthen the middle class, and generate economic growth that improves our lives and keeps our communities strong, competitive, and prosperous.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 12, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Poland’s Independence Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Poland’s Independence Day:“Today, on Poland’s Independence Day, we join Polish communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate the 100th anniversary since Poland regained its sovereignty in 1918.“Canada and Poland share a strong and lasting bond, built on cooperation, mutual respect, and significant people-to-people ties. Our relationship is strengthened by our democratic values and a commitment to promote peace and stability around the world.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 11, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Remembrance Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Remembrance Day:“Today, we honour every Canadian who has served and sacrificed so we may live free. We fall silent to acknowledge a debt we can never repay. We remember.“One hundred years ago today, the Armistice between Germany and the Allies ended the First World War. As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice, we also mark Canada’s Hundred Days.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 11, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas:“Today, we join Hindu, Sikh, Jain, and Buddhist communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas.“This holiday – known as the Festival of Lights – symbolizes the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 7, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of Bernard Landry
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Bernard Landry:“Today, I join Quebecers to honour the memory of Bernard Landry, a former Premier of Quebec.“Mr. Landry was a dedicated leader who played a central role in a defining chapter of Quebec’s history. He devoted much of his life to making a difference in the lives of Quebecers.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 6, 2018
  • Prime Minister welcomes final report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the final report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders:“I am pleased to welcome today the final report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders, which was created in February 2017 to drive women’s participation, leadership, and success in the workforce.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 29, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on United Nations Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on United Nations Day:“Since its creation in 1945, the United Nations (UN) has inspired a global community built on higher aspirations and shared values – and made a difference in the lives of millions of people around the world.“The UN has confronted some of the world’s gravest challenges – fighting AIDS, ending war, averting famine – and brought to light once invisible issues, such as modern-day slavery and the use of child soldiers.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 24, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of the attack at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the four-year anniversary of the attack at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill:“Four years ago today, a tragic and senseless attack at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill in Ottawa claimed the life of Corporal Nathan Cirillo, a sentry at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and left several others injured.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 22, 2018