• Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day of the Girl
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of the Girl:“On the International Day of the Girl, we celebrate girls around the world: their voices, their power, their future. We also take a hard look at the challenges they face, and keep working to make sure girls everywhere can thrive.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 11, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister for World Mental Health Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Mental Health Day:“Mental health matters. World Mental Health Day is a chance to continue the conversation about the important role mental health plays in our lives. We can all make a difference, fight stigma, and help to make sure everyone has access to the care they need.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 10, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Navratri
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in recognition of Navratri:“This evening, Hindu communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate the beginning of one of their most important festivals, Navratri.“The celebrations, which symbolize the triumph of good over evil, take place over nine nights and ten days. Throughout the festivities, families and friends come together to pray, dance, and observe traditions in hundreds of different forms passed down from generation to generation.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 9, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Thanksgiving
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Thanksgiving:“Today, across the country, Canadians will gather with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving.“Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the harvest season and give thanks for our many blessings. It’s a chance to appreciate our communities, and find new ways to give back. As we recognize the people who make a difference in our lives, we take time to reflect on how we can show more compassion to those most in need.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 8, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on World Teachers’ Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Teachers’ Day:“Today, on World Teachers’ Day, we recognize teachers who, day in and day out, empower young people and shape our future for the better.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 5, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Donna Strickland winning the Nobel Prize in Physics
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement after learning that Canadian physicist Dr. Donna Strickland won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics:“I join Canadians and the international science community to recognize the remarkable accomplishments of Canadian physicist Dr. Donna Strickland, a winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics.“Dr. Strickland, an associate professor at the University of Waterloo, is only the third woman in history to win this prestigious award, and the first woman to be awarded the prize in 55 years.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 2, 2018
  • 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