• Statement by the Prime Minister on the results of the provincial election in Quebec
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the results of the provincial election in Quebec:“The people of Quebec have chosen to elect a majority government led by the Coalition Avenir Québec.“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I offer my sincere congratulations to the newly elected members of the National Assembly of Quebec, and François Legault who will have the honour and privilege to serve as Premier.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 1, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister for Women’s History Month
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for Women’s History Month:“From community to community and one generation to the next, women have made Canada what it is today – often without the recognition they deserve. During Women’s History Month, we work to set things right – and honour the women who have shaped our past and continue to shape our future.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 1, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Seniors Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Seniors Day:“Trailblazers, role models, and unsung heroes, Canada’s seniors have shaped our country in countless ways, and paved a better path for millions of Canadians.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 1, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Mid-Autumn Festival
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival:“Tonight, we join Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.“Friends and families will gather to give thanks for the harvest and the year’s successes. A full moon will shine over the festivities, symbolizing unity and prosperity.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 23, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Gender Equality Week
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Gender Equality Week:“This week, we mark the first ever Gender Equality Week in Canada. This is a historic step, and a chance to celebrate gender equality as a key to Canada’s success. We honour the people behind the progress we’ve made, and turn toward the work left to do to make sure everyone has the opportunities they need to thrive.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 23, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on International Day of Peace
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of Peace:“Peace is the foundation of a just and equal society. Today, on the International Day of Peace, we reflect on the progress made, and acknowledge the work yet to be done to achieve a more inclusive, peaceful, prosperous, and secure world for everyone.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 21, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Armenia’s Independence Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Armenia’s Independence Day:“Today, we join Armenian communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate the anniversary of Armenia’s independence.“Armenia and Canada enjoy a special relationship – one that we are committed to strengthening. More than 60,000 Canadians trace their heritage to Armenia, and their contributions help make Canada the prosperous, vibrant, and open country it is today.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 21, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom Kippur
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom Kippur:“Tonight at sundown, Jewish communities in Canada and around the world will come together to mark the start of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.“Yom Kippur marks the end of the Ten Days of Repentance. To honour the occasion, families and friends will fast and attend prayer services to seek forgiveness. Yom Kippur is a time of repentance and reflection, and a chance to set intentions for the year to come.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 18, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day of Democracy
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of Democracy:“On International Day of Democracy, I am reminded of the words of former Member of Parliament Arnold Chan. He was a close friend and colleague and, above all, a devoted public servant. While Arnold passed away exactly a year ago yesterday, his wisdom lives on and continues to hold lessons for us all – perhaps now more than ever.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 15, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Nayrouz
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Nayrouz:“Today, Coptic Orthodox Christians in Canada and around the world will welcome the New Year and come together to celebrate the Feast of Nayrouz. Also known as the Feast of Rivers, this festival marks the first day of Thout, the first month of the Coptic year.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 11, 2018