• Statement by the Prime Minister on Black Ribbon Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Black Ribbon Day, the National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Communism and Nazism in Europe:“On this day in 1939, days before the beginning of the Second World War, Nazi Germany and Stalin’s Soviet Union signed the notorious Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. The pact would strip countries in Eastern and Central Europe of their autonomy, and dismantle communities across the continent, including Jewish and Roma communities, and others.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 23, 2018
  • Itinerary for Thursday, August 23, 2018
    Note: All times localPrince George, British Columbia 7:15 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with British Columbia Fire Protection Officer Tom Reinboldt.Prince George Fire Centre3740 Opie CrescentNotes for media:Pooled photo opportunity at the beginning of the meetingMedia should arrive no later than 6:45 a.m.7:35 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with British Columbia emergency management staff and volunteers.
    Itineraries
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 22, 2018
  • Prime Minister announces action on British Columbia wildfires
    The Government of Canada stands with the people of British Columbia and will make every effort to support Canadians who are dealing with the devastating effects of wildfires in the province.In addition to support provided by the Canadian Armed Forces, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the creation of a new ad hoc Cabinet committee to coordinate federal efforts to help the many communities affected by the wildfires raging through British Columbia.
    News Releases
    Nanaimo, British Columbia - August 22, 2018
  • Itinerary for Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    Note: All times localNanaimo, British Columbia 8:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the Cabinet Retreat.Vancouver Island Conference CentreNote for media:Coverage of the Cabinet Retreat is open to accredited media only. If you have not obtained Cabinet Retreat accreditation in advance, please email media@pmo-cpm.gc.ca no later than 8:00 p.m. on August 21.
    Itineraries
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 21, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Eid al-Adha
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Eid al-Adha:“Today, we join Muslim communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of the Hajj.“Eid al-Adha is a time to reflect on lessons of sacrifice and to show compassion to those in need. To mark the occasion, families and friends will gather to feast, attend morning prayers, and give thanks for the blessings they enjoy in life.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 20, 2018
  • Itinerary for Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    Note: All times localNanaimo, British Columbia 4:30 p.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Premier of British Columbia, John Horgan.Vancouver Island Conference CentreNotes for media:Photo opportunity at the beginning of the meetingMedia should present themselves at 80 Commercial Street no later than 4:00 p.m.7:50 p.m. The Prime Minister will participate in the Cabinet Retreat family photo.
    Itineraries
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 20, 2018
  • Amazon creates hundreds of jobs in Ottawa
    Every time you click to buy something online, the many people working behind the scenes help get that product to your doorstep. From receiving orders to packaging and shipping, e‑commerce provides new job opportunities for the middle class and people working hard to join it.The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today visited the future site of Amazon’s new 92,900 square-metre warehouse in Ottawa’s east end. The facility will create over 1,500 construction jobs, and over 600 full-time jobs once it opens.
    News Releases
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 20, 2018
  • Itinerary for Monday, August 20, 2018
    Note: All times localNavan, Ontario10:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will deliver remarks at the official groundbreaking event for the new Amazon fulfillment centre. A media availability will follow.5225 Boundary RoadNotes for media:Open coverageMedia should arrive no later than 9:30 a.m.
    Itineraries
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 19, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on World Humanitarian Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Humanitarian Day:“World Humanitarian Day reminds us of a sombre reality: the world faces pressing, and increasingly complex, humanitarian crises.“The need for humanitarian workers is unprecedented, and their work has never been more difficult or dangerous. Where people flee, humanitarian workers go. While headlines fade, humanitarian workers persist. In grave conditions, humanitarian workers provide a lifeline.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 19, 2018
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the 76th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 76th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid:“In the early morning hours of August 19, 1942, nearly 5,000 Canadian soldiers, joined by their British and American allies, approached the German-occupied ports of Dieppe, Puys, and Pourville.“The Allies – including land, air, and sea forces – were sent to test the German defences and gather crucial intelligence. The mission turned tragic as soon as the Allied soldiers landed. Daylight had broken, and the element of surprise was already lost.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 19, 2018