• The Prime Minister announces a change in the senior ranks of the Public Service
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following change in the senior ranks of the Public Service:Sony Perron, currently Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Indigenous Services, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Indigenous Services, effective December 18, 2017.Biographical notesSony Perron
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 15, 2017
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Kathleen Wynne, Mayor John Tory, Chairman and CEO of York Region, Wayne Emmerson, and Chair of the Toronto Transit Commission, Josh Colle, announce the completion of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension.
    Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension reduces gridlock and commute times
    Easy access to public transit means Canadians spend less time commuting and more time doing the things they love. A well-functioning transit system supports middle class jobs, grows the economy, reduces air pollution, and creates inclusive communities. That is why the governments of Canada, Ontario, Toronto, and York Region are investing in modern, green public transit infrastructure.
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    Toronto, Ontario - December 15, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the retirement of Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the retirement of the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada:“Today, I join all Canadians to express our sincere gratitude to the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada, on her well-deserved retirement.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Senate Ethics Officer
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Pierre Legault as the new Senate Ethics Officer.This appointment, which was recently approved by the Senate, is effective January 10, 2018.The Senate Ethics Officer is responsible for administering, interpreting, and applying the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators. The Senate Ethics Officer is an independent Officer of the Senate, appointed under the Parliament of Canada Act for a term of seven years.  
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Commissioner of Lobbying
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Nancy Bélanger as the new Commissioner of Lobbying.This appointment, which was recently approved by the House of Commons and Senate, is effective December 30, 2017.The Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying was established in 2008 under the Lobbying Act to support the Commissioner of Lobbying. The Commissioner is an independent Agent of Parliament, appointed under the Lobbying Act for a term of seven years.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Commissioner of Official Languages
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Raymond Théberge as the new Commissioner of Official Languages.This appointment, which was recently approved by the House of Commons and the Senate, is effective January 29, 2018.The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages was created in 1970 under the Official Languages Act to protect and promote linguistic duality. The Commissioner of Official Languages is an Agent of Parliament appointed for a term of seven years.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017
  • Itinerary for Friday, December 15, 2017
    Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Friday, December 15, 2017:Vaughan, Ontario 9:45 a.m. The Prime Minister will participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station.Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station 3150 Hwy 7 WNotes for media:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017
  • The 2018 G7 logo, which evokes Charlevoix's rich natural landscape
    Prime Minister unveils themes for Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced during a Facebook Live event the themes that will guide Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency.Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency is an important opportunity for Canada to speak with a strong voice on the international stage, engage G7 counterparts on pressing global challenges, and make real progress on goals we all share.This coming year, Canada will advance domestic and international priorities framed by the following five key themes:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017
  • Itinerary for Thursday, December 14, 2017
    Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Thursday, December 14, 2017:Ottawa, Ontario 4 p.m. The Prime Minister will participate in a live discussion on the G7 Canada Facebook page.7 p.m. The Prime Minister will attend a dinner being held in honour of the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada. He will also deliver remarks.Shaw Centre55 Colonel By DriveNotes for media:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 13, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the birthday of His Highness the Aga Khan
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement marking the birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan:“Today, we celebrate the birthday of His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims – a community that includes tens of thousands in Canada and millions around the world.“The Aga Khan is a global humanitarian leader dedicated to the promotion of pluralism and peace. He is an inspiration to millions, including myself.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 13, 2017