• Prime Minister announces former Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan as Special Advisor
    Canadians expect and deserve to have faith in their institutions and the people who serve within them. The events of the last few weeks have raised important questions about the relationship between the federal government and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Honourable Anne McLellan will serve as a Special Advisor to examine these questions and provide independent recommendations to the Prime Minister by June 30, 2019.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 18, 2019
  • Prime Minister announces a change in the leadership of the Public Service
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced his intention to name Ian Shugart as Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet. Mr. Shugart, who is currently the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, will assume the new role in the coming weeks.The Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, Michael Wernick, earlier today announced his upcoming retirement following nearly 38 years of distinguished public service.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 18, 2019
  • Prime Minister announces a change to the Ministry
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed a new member to Cabinet:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 18, 2019
  • Governor General of Canada to visit New York City
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will travel to New York City, from March 15 to 16, 2019.During the visit, the Governor General will meet with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres. This meeting will be a chance for Her Excellency to acknowledge the important work of the United Nations in responding to today’s most pressing global challenges.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 13, 2019
  • Prime Minister delivers apology to Inuit for the federal government’s management of tuberculosis epidemic from the 1940s-1960s
    Apologies cannot undo the wrongs of the past – but they play an important role in setting a commitment to do better, and helping communities heal. By acknowledging these wrongs, we can help renew Canada’s relationship with Inuit, create a more just future, and move forward together on our journey of reconciliation.
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    Iqaluit, Nunavut - March 8, 2019
  • The Prime Minister announces a change in the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following appointment to fill a vacancy in the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians:The Honourable Diane Finley P.C., M.P. becomes a member of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, effective March 7, 2019.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 7, 2019
  • Investments in cutting-edge bioscience manufacturing in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia
    Canadians have made countless medical discoveries that have saved lives and improved the quality of life for hundreds of millions of people around the world. The Government of Canada is investing in cutting-edge research and facilities to pave the way for new medical breakthroughs, make medical treatments better and more effective, and create more jobs for hard working Canadians.
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    Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - March 4, 2019
  • Prime Minister announces changes within the existing Ministry
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes within the Ministry:Lawrence MacAulay, currently Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, becomes Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence.Marie-Claude Bibeau, currently Minister of International Development, becomes Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 1, 2019
  • Historic investments in Canada’s space program to create jobs and new industries
    From pioneering satellite communications technologies to building the ‘Canadarm’ and space-based radar systems, Canada has made key contributions to space science and technology for close to six decades. Investing in science, innovation, and research unlocks new opportunities for economic growth, creates thousands of jobs for hard-working Canadians, and helps us understand the world we live in and our place in it.
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    Saint-Hubert, Quebec - February 28, 2019
  • Prime Minister appoints new parliamentary secretary
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of Pam Damoff as the new Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, effective immediately.Ms. Damoff brings a wealth of experience and skills to her new role. She will support the Minister of Health to deliver real results for Canadians, and help the Government continue to grow the economy and strengthen the middle class.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 26, 2019