• Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day of La Francophonie
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of La Francophonie:“Today, on the International Day of La Francophonie, we join Francophones in Canada and around the world to celebrate the French language and the diversity and richness of Francophone culture.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 20, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand:“Canadians across the country were appalled to wake up to news of the terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, that killed and injured so many people, including children.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 15, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Commonwealth Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Commonwealth Day:“Today on Commonwealth Day, we join Commonwealth countries around the world to honour our ties of friendship and cooperation, and celebrate the values we share.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 11, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia:“I am deeply saddened by the terrible plane crash today near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that claimed the lives of 157 people, including 18 Canadian citizens.“On behalf of all Canadians, Sophie and I offer our heartfelt condolences to those who have lost family, friends, and loved ones as a result of this tragedy. While the causes of the crash continue to be investigated, the safety and security of all Canadians remains our primary concern.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 10, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on International Women’s Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Women’s Day:“Today, on International Women’s Day, we celebrate women around the world: their achievements, their contributions, and their leadership. We also take a hard look at the inequalities and injustices women still face – and redouble our efforts to build a gender-equal world.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 8, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Flag of Canada Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Flag of Canada Day:“Today, I join Canadians across the country and abroad to celebrate the 54th anniversary of our national flag.“Fifty-four years ago, the National Flag of Canada was first flown on Parliament Hill and proudly raised in communities across Canada and diplomatic missions around the world.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 15, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers:“Child soldiers experience what no human being should. They are denied their childhood and, all too often, a chance to reclaim their future and lead a normal life.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 12, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of Paul Dewar
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Paul Dewar, former Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre:“Ottawa lost one of its most dedicated voices today.“I was saddened to learn of the death of former Member of Parliament Paul Dewar. On behalf of all Canadians, Sophie and I offer our deepest condolences to his wife, Julia; their two sons, Nathaniel and Jordan; and to Paul’s many friends and all those he represented.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 6, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Chinese New Year
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival:“Over the coming days, Chinese communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate the Spring Festival and welcome the Year of the Pig. Calm and compassionate, the Pig symbolizes good fortune, honesty, and success.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 5, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Vietnamese New Year
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the Vietnamese New Year:“Over the next few days, Vietnamese communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate Tết Nguyên Đán, the Lunar New Year.“Tết is a time to reflect on the past year, celebrate new beginnings, and look forward to the coming of spring. To welcome the Year of the Pig, families and friends will come together to enjoy special holiday foods and share best wishes for good fortune in the year to come.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 5, 2019