• Statement by the Prime Minister on Nowruz
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Nowruz:“Today, we join Persian, Kurdish, Afghan, Zoroastrian, Bahá’í, Central Asian, and Ismaili communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate Nowruz and the arrival of spring.“To mark this occasion, families and friends will join together around the haft-seen table to reflect on new beginnings, enjoy music and food, and appreciate life’s many gifts.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 20, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the closing of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the closing of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea:“Over the last 10 days, our Paralympians have pushed the limits, reached the top of the podium, and made history by winning 28 medals, a record number for Team Canada at the Paralympic Winter Games.“Team Canada, you made us proud. We watched as years of discipline and hard work paid off, and shared in the excitement that only you – some of the world’s best athletes – can bring. 
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 18, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister in response to chemical agent poisonings in the United Kingdom
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in response to the poisonings by nerve agent in the United Kingdom:“Today, we offer our close friend and NATO ally, the United Kingdom, our sympathy regarding the despicable poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal and Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey.“Canada is unwavering in its commitment to the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom can count on Canada’s full support in efforts to hold Russia to account for this unacceptable and unlawful behaviour.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 15, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Canada’s steel and aluminum workers and businesses
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canada’s steel and aluminum workers and businesses:“This week, I will travel across Canada to meet with the workers and businesses at the heart of our country’s world-class steel and aluminum industries.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 12, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Commonwealth Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Commonwealth Day:“Today, on Commonwealth Day, we join the citizens of the Commonwealth of Nations to celebrate our shared values and the strong bonds of cooperation and friendship that unite us.“This year’s theme, Towards a Common Future, underscores our shared commitment to the ongoing goal of creating a better tomorrow for all.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 12, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the opening of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the opening of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea:“Today, as the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games open, I join with all Canadians to wish our athletes the best of luck in PyeongChang. Over the next ten days, our Paralympians will compete against the best in the world, push for the podium, and show us what is possible with hard work and determination.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 9, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on International Women’s Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Women’s Day:“Today, on International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women everywhere and reaffirm our collective commitment to gender equality.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 8, 2018
  • Prime Minister welcomes second report from the 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 second report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 8, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Holi
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Holi:“Today, we join Hindu communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours.“Holi marks the end of winter and the arrival of spring. To celebrate, friends and families join together to sing, dance, eat delicacies, light bonfires, and paint each other with brightly coloured powders and dyes. 
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 2, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Purim
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Purim:“Tonight at sundown, Jewish communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate the start of Purim.“To mark this occasion, families and friends will come together to read from the Book of Esther, exchange gifts, and show generosity to those who are less fortunate. Loved ones will also gather to enjoy traditional foods, including pastries like hamantaschen.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 28, 2018