• Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
    Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore.Prime Minister Trudeau reiterated his appreciation for participating in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit last year as Guest of the Chair and the opportunity to collaborate on a range of important bilateral issues. He congratulated Prime Minister Lee on the outcome of the summit.
    The Briefing Room
    Sherbrooke, Quebec - January 17, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President Sauli Niinistö of Finland
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with President Sauli Niinistö of Finland.Prime Minister Trudeau and President Niinistö discussed bilateral priorities including implementation of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and highlighted the opportunities it creates on both sides of the Atlantic for jobs and economic growth. The Prime Minister conveyed thanks for Finland’s steadfast support for and early ratification of CETA.
    The Briefing Room
    Regina, Saskatchewan - January 16, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina
    Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Argentinian President Mauricio Macri.The Prime Minister congratulated President Macri on hosting a successful G20 Summit.The Prime Minister and President discussed the arbitrary detention of two Canadians in China and the importance of safeguarding international norms, including judicial independence and respect for the rule of law. They also discussed China’s application of the death penalty to a Canadian citizen.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - January 15, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern
    Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Canada - January 14, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President of the European Council Donald Tusk
    Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council.Prime Minister Trudeau and President Tusk discussed priorities for the relationship between Canada and the European Union during the year ahead. The Prime Minister reiterated Canada’s commitment to help ensure a smooth transition as Britain exits the European Union, as a close friend and partner of both.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - January 9, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with United States President Donald J. Trump
    Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump.The two leaders discussed the importance of trade and jobs, building upon the successful renegotiation of the new North American Free Trade Agreement. They reaffirmed their support for workers affected by the closure of General Motors plants in Canada and the United States, and discussed next steps in addressing steel and aluminum tariffs.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - January 7, 2019
  • PM Trudeau shakes hands with PM Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mali
    Today, on the occasion of visiting Canadian troops stationed in Gao with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Prime Minister Trudeau met with Prime Minister Maïga of Mali.The two leaders welcomed the longstanding Canada-Mali bilateral relationship, which in 2019 will have spanned 50 years. Canada’s partnership with Mali remains focused on addressing the needs of the Malian people with important investments in development and humanitarian assistance.  
    The Briefing Room
    Gao, Mali - December 22, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Louise Arbour, United Nations Special Representative for International Migration
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with Louise Arbour in her capacity as the United Nations Special Representative for International Migration.The Prime Minister congratulated Ms. Arbour for the successful conclusion of the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration, held in Marrakesh, Morocco on December 10-11, 2018.  
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2018
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Armenian Prime Minister-elect Nikol Pashinyan
    Today the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with the Prime Minister-elect of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan.Prime Minister Trudeau congratulated Prime Minister-elect Pashinyan on his victory in Armenia’s parliamentary elections on December 9. The leaders discussed the importance of free and fair democratic elections and the rule of law.  The two leaders noted the warm relationship between Canada and Armenia, and looked forward to deepening and strengthening bilateral cooperation and partnership, including in areas such as infrastructure investment.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2018
  • PM Trudeau meets with PM Céant of Haiti
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Prime Minister Jean-Henry Céant of Haiti
    Today, the Prime Minister met with Prime Minister Jean-Henry Céant of Haiti. The leaders discussed the current situation in Haiti and how to ensure that sustainable solutions are found. Prime Minister Trudeau also took the opportunity to convey his support for current efforts of the Haitian government to promote political dialogue.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - December 13, 2018