• 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 3 to 9, 2019:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 3, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of Michael Ferguson
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Michael Ferguson:“It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of Michael Ferguson, Auditor General of Canada.“Mr. Ferguson devoted his life to public service, both in his home province of New Brunswick and across the country. We will remember him for his tireless dedication to promote a transparent, open government that is accountable to Canadians.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 2, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Black History Month
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Black History Month:“Today marks the beginning of Black History Month, a time to celebrate Black culture and history, and to reflect on the significant contributions Black Canadians have made to building Canada.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 1, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the second anniversary of the fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec
    The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the second anniversary of the fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec.“Two years ago tonight, six people were killed and nineteen others were seriously injured in a terrorist attack at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec in Ste-Foy.“On this anniversary, I join Canadians across the country to grieve those we lost and honour their memory. We hold the victims in our hearts, along with their families and loved ones, and all those whose lives were marked by this tragedy.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 29, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day:“Today, we mourn the loss of more than six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust, and the countless other victims of Nazi atrocities. We also honour those who survived the Shoah, recognizing both the scars they carry, and their stories of hope, courage, and perseverance against unspeakable evil.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 27, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the resignation of Canada’s Ambassador to China
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the resignation of Canada’s Ambassador to China, the Honourable John McCallum:“Last night I asked for and accepted John McCallum’s resignation as Canada’s Ambassador to China.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 26, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the third anniversary of the shootings in La Loche, Saskatchewan
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the third anniversary of the deadly shootings in La Loche, Saskatchewan:“Three years ago today, a senseless attack in the community of La Loche, Saskatchewan, killed four Canadians and seriously injured seven more.“On this solemn anniversary, we remember the victims, and offer our deepest sympathies to everyone who continues to live with the pain and trauma from that horrific day.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 22, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Raoul Wallenberg Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Raoul Wallenberg Day:“Today, we pay tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, a hero and humanitarian whose work saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 17, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Thai Pongal
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Thai Pongal:“This week, the Tamil community in Canada and around the world will celebrate Thai Pongal, the four-day harvest festival.“Thai Pongal is a time of celebration, joy, and community. Families and friends will gather to give thanks for a plentiful harvest, and to cook and share Pongal, a sweet rice pudding.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 14, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on meeting with Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today after meeting with Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations:“Today, I had the honour to meet with leaders of Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations for a second time to strengthen our unique and enduring relationship.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 8, 2019