• Prime Minister announces appointment of new Chief Justice of Newfoundland and Labrador and new Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Deborah E. Fry, a judge of the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, as Chief Justice of Newfoundland and Labrador. She replaces the Honourable J. Derek Green, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective December 1, 2017, after more than 25 years of distinguished service as a judge.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 22, 2018
  • Prime Minister and Pacific North and Central Coast First Nations welcome agreement for ocean protection
    Canada has some of the most spectacular oceans and coastlines in the world, and is home to rich biodiversity and ecosystems. Indigenous coastal communities have stewarded the Pacific North and Central Coast waters for generations. They bring valuable experience and expertise to protect and manage this unique ocean region.The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, with First Nations leaders, welcomed today a new agreement between the Government of Canada and 14 Central and North Coast First Nations to work together to protect the Pacific North Coast.
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    Prince Rupert, British Columbia - June 21, 2018
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Parliamentary Budget Officer
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Yves Giroux as the new Parliamentary Budget Officer. This appointment is effective September 3, 2018.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 21, 2018
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Parliamentary Librarian
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Heather Lank as the new Parliamentary Librarian. This appointment is effective June 21, 2018.Established in 1876, the Library of Parliament is a fully functioning library whose collection and services support the activities and decisions of Parliament and parliamentarians. The Library also offers a variety of public programs and activities. The Parliamentary Librarian is appointed by the Governor in Council under the Parliament of Canada Act.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 20, 2018
  • Prime Minister announces the appointment of a Senator
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General appointed Julie Miville-Dechêne as an independent Senator to fill a vacancy in Quebec.Ms. Miville-Dechêne was a journalist, a senior public servant, and is a strong voice for gender equality and women’s rights. She was also the first woman appointed as the ombudsman for Radio-Canada.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 20, 2018
  • Prime Minister nominates new Parliamentary Budget Officer
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of Yves Giroux as the new Parliamentary Budget Officer.Mr. Giroux has served at the executive level for more than 15 years and has experience in fiscal, financial, and social policy areas. Since 2015, he has been the Assistant Commissioner of the Strategy and Integration Branch and the Chief Data Officer at the Canada Revenue Agency.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 19, 2018
  • Canada and the Métis Nation move forward on Canada-Métis Nation Accord
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today met with the President of the Métis National Council (MNC), Clément Chartier, and the Presidents of the MNC Governing Members at the annual Crown-Métis Nation Summit. Together, they reviewed progress made during the first year of the Canada-Métis Nation Accord and confirmed priorities for the coming year.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 15, 2018
  • Prime Minister announces the appointment of a Senator
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General appointed Colin Deacon as an independent Senator to fill a vacancy in Nova Scotia.Mr. Deacon has led a distinguished career as an entrepreneur and business leader. His leadership in promoting technology start-ups and businesses has helped create new jobs and opportunities for people across Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada. He is a board member and Vice Chair of the Kids Brain Health Network and serves on the board of the Halifax Assistance Fund, which helps those in need in his community.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 15, 2018
  • Prime Minister welcomes new members to Youth Council
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed 10 new members to his Youth Council. Together, these young Canadians will continue to provide important, non-partisan advice to the Prime Minister and the Government of Canada on issues that matter to young people and all Canadians – including mental health, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, diversity, innovation, economic growth that works for everyone, as well as youth employment and youth service.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - June 13, 2018
  • Prime Minister concludes successful G7 Summit focused on creating economic growth that benefits everyone
    As the 2018 G7 President, Canada put forward a progressive agenda that reflects our values and ambitions. This week, G7 leaders met in the Charlevoix region of Quebec to find real, concrete solutions to pressing global challenges—the type of solutions that will make a real difference in the lives of people in our countries and around the world.
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    Québec City, Quebec - June 10, 2018