• Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism:“On this day in 1985, Canadians awoke to news that defied belief, and left our country in a state of shock and suffering.“Air India Flight 182, bound for London after picking up passengers in Toronto and Montréal, disappeared from radar off the coast of Ireland. A bomb – planted on the plane in Canada in an act of terror – exploded on board, killing 329 innocent people, including 280 Canadians.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 23, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Indigenous Peoples Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day:“Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate the unique heritage and diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, and the tremendous contributions they make to this country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 21, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on World Refugee Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Refugee Day:“On World Refugee Day, we join the global community to recognize people around the world who have been forced to flee their homes. We honour the resilience and strength of refugees and displaced people, acknowledge the profound hardships they face, and stand with them.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 20, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the new Premier of Nunavut
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the new Premier of Nunavut:“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Joe Savikataaq, who was chosen as the new territorial Premier by Members of the Nunavut Legislative Assembly.“Nunavut has one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada. Respect, inclusion, and the full participation of the people of Nunavut is essential to the territory’s – and Canada’s – ongoing progress and prosperity.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 15, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Eid al-Fitr
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Eid al-Fitr:“Today, Muslims in Canada and around the world will gather with family and friends to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.“After a month of fasting and reflection, Eid is a time for Muslims to come together to feast, celebrate, and share their good fortune with others.“Muslim communities continue to make Canada stronger, more open, and more prosperous. Today, let’s celebrate their major contributions to our country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 14, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Philippine Independence Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Philippine Independence Day:“Today, we join the Filipino community in Canada and around the world to mark the 120th anniversary of Philippine Independence.“Canada is home to a dynamic community of over 837,000 people of Philippine origin. The bonds between Canadians and Filipinos are the foundation of the Canada-Philippines relationship.“Canada will continue to work with the Philippines to build closer ties between our two countries.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 12, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Public Service Week
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for National Public Service Week, which runs from June 10 to 16, 2018:“This week we celebrate Canada's public servants, whose hard work and dedication make a difference each day in the lives of Canadians.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 10, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on World Oceans Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Oceans Day:“Oceans have a profound impact on our way of life. They are vast sources of food and energy, home to unique habitats and abundant marine life, and the site of historical moments that continue to shape the world.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 8, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the results of the provincial election in Ontario
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the results of the provincial election in Ontario:“Ontarians have chosen to elect a majority government led by the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party.“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I offer my sincere congratulations to Doug Ford who will have the honour and privilege to serve as Premier.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 7, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on World Environment Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Environment Day:“Today, on World Environment Day, we join the international community to celebrate the natural world around us and reflect on our shared responsibility to safeguard the environment for generations to come.“The theme for this year’s World Environment Day – Beat Plastic Pollution – calls on all of us to make changes in our lives that help eliminate plastic waste and pollution, and protect our planet.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 5, 2018