• Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers:“Today, we honour the brave United Nations (UN) peacekeepers who work selflessly to provide safety and security for people around the world. We also pay tribute to the over 3,500 UN peacekeepers – including 122 Canadians – who have died in the service of peace.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 29, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Ramadan
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Ramadan
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 26, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the terrorist attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the most recent terrorist attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt
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    Taormina, Italy - May 26, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 103rd anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident:“More than a century ago today, a great injustice took place when most of the 376 passengers onboard the Komagata Maru steamship were denied entry into Canada and forced to return to India where some were killed and many imprisoned.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 23, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on an apparent terrorist attack in Manchester, United Kingdom
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on an apparent terrorist attack in Manchester, United Kingdom:“I was devastated when I heard about the innocent victims who were killed or injured at the Ariana Grande concert tonight in Manchester – many of them far too young.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 22, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the Eighth Anniversary of the End of the War in Sri Lanka
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the eighth anniversary of the end of the war in Sri Lanka:“Today, we mark the eighth anniversary of the end of the war in Sri Lanka. I extend my deepest sympathies to those who were affected and their families, as we solemnly reflect and honour the lives that were lost during this 26 year war.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 18, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: “Today marks #IDAHOT – the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 17, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Montréal’s 375th anniversary
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montréal:“Three hundred and seventy-five years ago today, French colonists led by Paul de Chomedey, Sieur de Maisonneuve, and Jeanne Mance established the fur trade settlement of Ville-Marie. Centuries later, we celebrate this major anniversary for the diverse and thriving Montréal we know today.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 17, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Vesak
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Vesak: “Today, Buddhists in Canada and around the world will celebrate Vesak, the most important of the Buddhist festivals. Vesak is a time when Buddhists come together to reflect on the birth, enlightenment and passing of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 10, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the result of South Korea’s presidential election
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the result of the Republic of Korea’s presidential election:  “On behalf of all Canadians, I would like to congratulate Mr. Moon Jae-in on his election as the next President of the Republic of Korea.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - May 9, 2017