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Statement by the Prime Minister on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas:

“Today Hindu, Sikh, Jain, and Buddhist communities in Canada and around the world celebrate Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas. It is a time to celebrate the triumph of good over evil, and the power of knowledge and hope to dispel ignorance and despair.