• Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 105th Grey Cup
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement congratulating the Toronto Argonauts on winning the 105th Grey Cup:“On behalf of all Canadians, I congratulate the Toronto Argonauts on winning the 105th Grey Cup over the Calgary Stampeders in Ottawa, Ontario."What better way to celebrate Canada 150 than coming together on a crisp and snowy night in the nation's capital to watch the Grey Cup.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 26, 2017
  • Prime Minister of Canada denounces migrant slave trade in Libya
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the migrant slave trade in Libya:“Canada condemns the migrant slave trade taking place in Libya. The targeting of desperate migrants from Africa – vulnerable children, women, and men struggling to find a home and a place of rest – is abhorrent and despicable.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 26, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women:“Violence against women is a violation of human rights – and an issue that affects all of us. We are all harmed when people in our communities and society experience violence – and all of us share a responsibility to make sure women and girls have the respect, protection, and freedom that is their right.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 25, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Holodomor Memorial Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on Holodomor Memorial Day:“Today, we commemorate one of the darkest chapters in human history: the Ukrainian Holodomor of 1932-33. This systemic and horrific genocide, undertaken by a totalitarian Soviet regime, killed millions of Ukrainian men, women, and children by starvation. It was a failed attempt to destroy the identity and will of the Ukrainian people.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 25, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the mosque attack in Egypt
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the mosque attack in Egypt:“I am shocked and horrified by today’s terrorist attack in the al-Rawda mosque in Bir-Al-Abed, which killed and injured hundreds of worshippers.“On behalf of all Canadians, Sophie and I offer our deepest condolences to the friends and families of the victims of today’s attack. We hope for a complete and rapid recovery for all those injured.“This senseless attack targeted people praying at their place of worship – a place where they should have felt safe and secure.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 24, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the new Premier of Nunavut
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the selection of Paul Quassa as the Premier of Nunavut:“On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my sincere congratulations to Paul Quassa on being chosen by the Nunavut Legislative Assembly to lead the territorial government.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 21, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Child Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Child Day:“On National Child Day, we celebrate our children and young people, and make sure they have every opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential. It is up to all of us to ensure children’s rights are protected, that they are protected from harm, and have a voice in issues that matter to them.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 20, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of the Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr.
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Senator Tobias C. Enverga Jr.:“It was with sadness that I learned today of the death of Senator Tobias C. Enverga Jr., the first Filipino-Canadian appointed to the Senate.“Senator Enverga served Canadians long before his appointment to the Senate in 2012, and was the first Filipino-Canadian elected to public office in the City of Toronto. He was a tireless advocate for the Filipino community and people with disabilities, and founder of the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 16, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Louis Riel Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on Louis Riel Day:“Today, we commemorate the life of Louis Riel, a fearless Métis leader, politician, and founder of the province of Manitoba.“Louis Riel was a courageous and impassioned defender of minority rights and a key contributor to Canadian Confederation. Today, we celebrate a man who envisioned – and fought for – a more diverse and more inclusive country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 16, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Global Entrepreneurship Week
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Global Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from November 13 to 19, 2017:“This week, we celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, a time for entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and collaborators from around the world to connect, share ideas, and get inspired.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - November 13, 2017