• Statement by the Prime Minister for World Mental Health Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for World Mental Health Day:“Today Canadians and people around the world reflect on the central role that mental health plays in our lives. On World Mental Health Day, we raise awareness about how to better address the mental health issues that affect us, our loved ones, our workplaces, and our communities.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 10, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Thanksgiving
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Thanksgiving:“Today, Canadians across the country will celebrate Thanksgiving – a day to gather with family and friends and give thanks for the many blessings we enjoy in our lives.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 9, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on World Teachers’ Day
    The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Teachers’ Day:“Today, we join the international community to celebrate teachers. On World Teachers’ Day, we honour the work teachers and educators do to shape our communities and our world for the better.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 5, 2017
  • 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:“Today, I join Canadians of Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese heritage to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.“Also known as the Moon Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar, when the moon is at its fullest and brightest. It symbolizes a good harvest, and is a time to give thanks for the year’s successes.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 4, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the mass shooting in Las Vegas

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement after a mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed more than fifty people and injured hundreds more:“Our hearts break for our American friends and neighbours today. On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my deepest condolences to those who lost loved ones and friends, and my prayers for a fast and full recovery for the many injured.“We stand with the United States, and share their pain and horror at such a senseless and cowardly act of violence.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 2, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister to welcome Canada’s new Governor General, the Right Honourable Julie Payette

    Statement by the Prime Minister to welcome Canada’s new Governor General, the Right Honourable Julie Payette

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome Canada’s new Governor General, the Right Honourable Julie Payette:“It is my honour to welcome, on behalf of all Canadians, Canada’s 29th Governor General, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 2, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Seniors Day

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark National Seniors Day:“On National Seniors Day, we celebrate seniors across Canada and honour their invaluable contributions to our country. Canada’s seniors hold a unique and cherished place within our families, our workplaces, and our communities.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 1, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Women’s History Month

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Women’s History Month:“Throughout our history, women have played a foundational role to shape the strong, dynamic, open country we all call home. During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the outstanding achievements of women and their remarkable contributions to our country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 1, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister after a terrorist attack in Edmonton

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement after a terrorist attack in Edmonton:“The Government of Canada and Canadians stand with the people of Edmonton after the terrorist attack on Saturday that sent an Edmonton Police Service officer to hospital and injured a number of innocent people who were out to cheer on their football team and to enjoy an evening in their city. I am deeply concerned and outraged by this tragedy.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 1, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom Kippur

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom Kippur:“Tonight at sunset, Jewish communities in Canada and around the world will observe the beginning of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 29, 2017