• Statement by the Prime Minister on Ramadan
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Ramadan:“Tonight at sunset, Muslims in Canada and around the world will mark the beginning of Ramadan.“Over the coming month, families and friends will gather in mosques and homes, fast during the daytime, and, in the evening, break their fast with iftar and pray together.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 15, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the birth of His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the birth of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s third child:“Canadians were delighted to hear that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed a new baby boy into their family, His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 15, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the 60th anniversary of NORAD
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 60th anniversary of NORAD:“Today, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the creation of NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command.“This unique bi-national military command is an enduring symbol of the important partnership between Canada and the United States – one that is essential to us both.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 12, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Mental Health Week
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Mental Health Week:“This week, I encourage all Canadians to raise their voices and #GetLoud for mental health. Led by the Canadian Mental Health Association, Mental Health Week calls on all of us to share our stories and listen to others, and make sure those struggling with mental health issues know they are not alone.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 7, 2018
  • Canada-Portugal Statement on Enhanced Cooperation
    On May 13, 1953, a group of Portuguese immigrants aboard the ocean liner Saturnia arrived at Pier 21 in Halifax, marking the beginning of a large-scale wave of immigration from Portugal to Canada. On the 65th anniversary of this event, Canada and Portugal affirm their shared histories and common values of freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 3, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on World Press Freedom Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Press Freedom Day:“Today, on World Press Freedom Day, we celebrate the important work journalists do around the world to promote and protect democracy. We also take a hard look at the current state of press freedom, and remember those who have lost their lives in defence of facts, uncovering truth and shining light on stories that would otherwise not be told.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 3, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of MP Gordon Brown
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Gordon Brown, Member of Parliament for the Ontario riding of Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes:“Today, I join all Parliamentarians and Canadians to mourn the sudden passing of Gordon Brown, Member of Parliament for the Ontario riding of Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 2, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day of Mourning
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Mourning:“The National Day of Mourning calls attention to workers in Canada and around the world who have lost their lives, suffered illness, or been injured on the job.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 28, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on gender equality as top priority of Canada’s G7 Presidency
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on gender equality as a top priority of Canada’s G7 Presidency:“Women’s empowerment is a key driver of economic growth that works for everyone. All of us benefit when women can participate freely, fully, and equally in our economies and society, and supporting and empowering women and girls must be at the heart of the decisions we make.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 26, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on fatal van attack in Toronto
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal van attack in Toronto:“It was with great sadness that I heard about the tragic and senseless attack that took place in Toronto this afternoon. On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of those who were killed, and my thoughts for a fast and full recovery to those injured.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - April 23, 2018