• Statement by the Prime Minister on the 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid

    Statement by the Prime Minister on the 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid:“75 years ago to this day, almost 5,000 Canadian soldiers, together with their British and American allies, landed in occupied France, on the shores around the town of Dieppe. Today, we remember the Canadians who sacrificed greatly in this dramatic chapter of the Second World War.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 19, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of a Canadian in Barcelona

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement after learning that the August 17, 2017, terrorist attack in Barcelona claimed the life of a Canadian and injured four others:“It was with great sadness that I learned today that one Canadian was killed and four others injured during yesterday’s cowardly terrorist attack in Barcelona. Sophie and I offer our condolences to the families and friends in mourning, and hope for a speedy recovery for the injured Canadians.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 18, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on terrorist attack in Barcelona

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in Barcelona:“I am deeply saddened by today’s terrorist attack in Barcelona that has killed and injured so many innocent people.“Sophie and I join all Canadians in offering our sincere condolences to the families and friends who have lost loved ones, and our best wishes for a fast and full recovery to those injured today.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 17, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso:“I am deeply saddened that 18 people, including Canadians Tammy Chen and Bilel Diffalah, were killed during a terrorist attack on a popular restaurant in downtown Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Those lost include women and children, and people of many nationalities and backgrounds, who should have felt safe gathering together to share a meal.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 15, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Acadian Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Acadian Day:“Today, we celebrate the proud heritage and vibrant culture of the Acadian people. We also recognize their resilience through history, and the significant role they have played in shaping Canada.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 15, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on India’s Independence Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in recognition of India's Independence Day
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 15, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the 72nd anniversary of Korean independence

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in recognition of the 72nd anniversary of the Republic of Korea’s independence
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 15, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Pakistan’s Independence Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Pakistan’s Independence Day:“Today, we join Pakistani communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate seven decades of Pakistan’s independence.“Our two countries established a diplomatic relationship shortly after Pakistan was declared a sovereign nation in 1947. We continue to work together to advance shared priorities, including governance and democracy, regional security, poverty reduction, polio eradication, trade, defence, and the fight against climate change.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 14, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on International Youth Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Youth Day:“Today, on International Youth Day, we celebrate the limitless potential of young people. We put a spotlight on their ideas and aspirations, which have the power to change the world. We are inspired by their courage, passion, and the positive change they make every day.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 12, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall’s retirement from politics
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall’s announcement that he will retire from politics:“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I thank Premier Brad Wall for his many years of service to Saskatchewan and our country.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 10, 2017