• Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers:“Today, we honour United Nations (UN) peacekeepers, past and present, who have confronted instability and conflict around the globe, and sacrificed greatly in pursuit of peace, safety, and freedom for others.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 29, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in federal elections
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in federal elections:“One hundred years ago, women in Canada gained the right to vote in federal elections for the first time. Today, we recognize the countless women who have transformed politics in Canada and shaped a better country for all of us.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 24, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 104th anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident:“In 1914, the Komagata Maru, a steamship chartered by businessman Gurdit Singh, docked at a quiet pier in Vancouver. On board were 376 passengers of Sikh, Muslim, and Hindu faith seeking a better life in Canada. As fellow British subjects, they thought they would be treated with dignity and respect by the Canadian authorities, and would be allowed entry to this land.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 23, 2018
  • G7 Leaders' Statement on Venezuela
    We, the G7 Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the European Union, are united in rejecting the electoral process leading to the May 20, 2018, Presidential election in Venezuela.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 23, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sits across from Minister Karina Gould and her partner Alberto Gerones holding their baby
    Statement by the Prime Minister on Minister Gould’s return from parental leave
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the Honourable Karina Gould back to her duties as Minister of Democratic Institutions:"Earlier this year, the Honourable Karina Gould took a leave of absence from her role as Minister of Democratic Institutions to go on parental leave.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 22, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle:“Today, Canadians joined in celebration as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle married at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 19, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the ninth anniversary of the end of the war in Sri Lanka
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the ninth anniversary of the end of the war in Sri Lanka:“Today, we mark the ninth anniversary of the end of the war in Sri Lanka. The war – which lasted over 26 years – resulted in immeasurable injuries, loss of life, and displacement. The wounds of this war linger as the survivors seek answers for their loss, including family members and loved ones who have disappeared.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 18, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia:“On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, we join Canadians and people everywhere to call for a world free of stigma, persecution, and discrimination. Everyone deserves the same rights and opportunities in life no matter who they love or how they identify.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 17, 2018
  • Prime Minister welcomes fourth report from Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the fourth report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders:“Today, I welcome the fourth report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders, which focuses on increasing women’s access to capital.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 16, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on violence in Gaza Strip
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the violence in the Gaza Strip:“Canada deplores and is gravely concerned by the violence in the Gaza Strip that has led to a tragic loss of life and injured countless people. We are appalled that Dr. Tarek Loubani, a Canadian citizen, is among the wounded – along with so many unarmed people, including civilians, members of the media, first responders, and children.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 16, 2018