• Statement by the Prime Minister on World Youth Skills Day
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Youth Skills Day:“Young people around the world are more engaged and connected than ever. They are standing up, taking action, and using their voices to challenge the status quo and push for positive change. From climate change to gender equality to unemployment, the issues that matter to them are the ones we need to act on to build a fairer, more sustainable world.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - July 15, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the terrorist attack in Somalia
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in Somalia:“On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Hodan Nalayeh, a Somali-Canadian journalist who, together with her husband Farid, was killed in the terrorist attack in Kismayo, Somalia. Our thoughts are also with those who were injured or lost loved ones.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - July 14, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Imamat Day
    “On Imamat Day, we join Ismaili Muslims in Canada and around the world to celebrate the anniversary of the ascension of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV to the Throne of the Imamat. On July 11th, 1957, His Highness The Aga Khan became the 49th hereditary Imam – spiritual leader – of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - July 11, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the Sixth Anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic Tragedy
    “Today, I join the people of Lac-Mégantic and all Canadians to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the train disaster six years ago.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - July 6, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Tom Molloy
    “Today, I join the people of Saskatchewan to mourn the passing of their Lieutenant Governor, His Honour the Honourable W. Thomas Molloy, after a battle with cancer.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - July 2, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Canada Day
    “Happy birthday, Canada! Whether you’re watching the fireworks, firing up the grill, or getting outside with your kids, today, we celebrate the amazing place we call home.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - July 1, 2019
  • Statement by Members of the Lima Group
    “The leaders of Argentina, Brazil, Canada and Chile, members of the Lima Group, reiterated their commitment to the peaceful restoration of constitutional democracy in Venezuela today in Osaka on the margins of the G20.During their meeting, Lima Group leaders strongly condemned the repression and systematic violation of human rights of Venezuelans by the illegitimate regime of Nicolás Maduro.
    Statements
    Osaka, Japan - June 29, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Canadian Multiculturalism Day
    “Today, on Canadian Multiculturalism Day, we celebrate the values which set Canada apart and make our country one of the best places in the world to live.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - June 27, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on la Fête nationale du Québec and Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day
    “Today, on la Fête nationale du Québec, my family and I join our fellow Quebecers to proudly celebrate our distinct culture and heritage.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - June 24, 2019
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism
    “Today, on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism, we remember every Canadian at home and abroad whose lives were cut short or forever changed by a terrorist attack.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - June 23, 2019