• Statement by the Prime Minister on Black History Month
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Black History Month:“Today we begin Black History Month, a time to honour and celebrate the many achievements and contributions that Black Canadians have made to our country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 1, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the first anniversary of the fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the first anniversary of the fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec:“One year ago tonight, a senseless attack at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec in Ste-Foy claimed the lives of six worshippers and seriously injured nineteen more.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 29, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the selection of the next premier of Saskatchewan
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the selection of the next premier of Saskatchewan:“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate Scott Moe on his successful bid for the leadership of the Saskatchewan Party.“I look forward to working closely with Mr. Moe to continue to deliver real results on the issues that matter to the people of Saskatchewan and to all Canadians, including growing our agricultural industry and promoting our natural resources to the world.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 27, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day:“Today, we mourn the more than six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust and the countless other victims of Nazi atrocities. We also honour the survivors still with us today, and pledge to keep their memories alive for generations to come.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 27, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement:“Harassment of any kind is unacceptable and Canadians have a right to live and work in environments free from harassment. As a government we take any allegations of misconduct extremely seriously, and we believe that it is important to support women who come forward with allegations and that is exactly what our government will do. 
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 25, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the second anniversary of the shootings in La Loche, Saskatchewan
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the second anniversary of the deadly shootings in La Loche, Saskatchewan:“On January 22, 2016, four Canadians were killed and seven more were injured in attacks in La Loche, Saskatchewan. On this solemn anniversary, we remember those whose lives were taken, and offer our deepest sympathies to their families and friends, and all those affected by these attacks.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 22, 2018
  • Prime Minister welcomes Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders report
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the first report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders:“I am pleased to welcome today the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders’ first report, which is focused on supporting and growing women-owned businesses. This report is the first of five anticipated reports to be released by the Council.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 17, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Raoul Wallenberg Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Raoul Wallenberg Day:“Today, we pay tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, a humanitarian and hero who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust.“Working as a Swedish diplomat in Budapest, Mr. Wallenberg issued ‘protective passports’ to thousands of Hungarian Jews. Known as the Schutz-Pass, these documents served as Swedish passports and provided protection from deportation to their bearers.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 17, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Thai Pongal
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Thai Pongal:“Today, Tamils in Canada and around the world mark Thai Pongal, the Tamil harvest festival.“Thai Pongal is a time to give thanks for the many gifts of the harvest. Families and friends will come together to celebrate peace, abundance, and happiness, and to share Pongal, a sweet dish of rice and milk traditionally served during the festival.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 14, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Orthodox Christmas
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Orthodox Christmas:“Today, we join Orthodox Christians in Canada and around the world to celebrate Christmas.“Christmas commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ and is a time to reflect on his message of hope and compassion. It is also an opportunity to appreciate the many blessings we enjoy in life and to show generosity to those in need, here at home and abroad.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 7, 2018