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Statement by the Prime Minister on Persons Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for Persons Day: “On Persons Day, we mark the anniversary of the historic ruling that recognized Canadian women as ‘persons’ under the law and granted Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: “Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we join people around the world Read More

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Prime Minister of the Netherlands to visit Canada

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, will visit Ottawa on October 25, 2018. Canada and the Netherlands share a rich history and deep friendship rooted in Read More

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Governor General of Canada to visit Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, and Nigeria

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, and Nigeria, from October 23 to 30, 2018. The state Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Small Business Week

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement marking Small Business Week, which runs from October 14 to 20, 2018: “This week, we celebrate the backbone of Canada’s economy and the cornerstone of Read More

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The Prime Minister concludes a successful visit to Armenia and his participation at the XVII Francophonie Summit

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concluded his official visit to Armenia, where he also took part in the XVII Francophonie Summit. At the Summit, together with the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages Read More

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The Prime Minister announces significant support while attending the XVII Francophonie Summit

Today, at the XVII Francophonie Summit, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced significant support for development projects in African countries. Canada will support the following initiatives:

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Prime Minister Trudeau meets with President Akufo-Addo of Ghana

Prime Minister Trudeau met today with President Akufo-Addo of Ghana on the margins of the Francophonie Summit. The two leaders discussed regional security issues and their cooperation on peacekeeping, noting Ghana’s support for the Elsie Read More

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Prime Minister Trudeau meets with Président Keïta of Mali

Prime Minister Trudeau met today with President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of the Republic of Mali on the margins of the Francophonie Summit in Yerevan. The Prime Minister congratulated President Keïta on his recent election and Read More

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Prime Minister Trudeau meets with President Déby Itno of Chad

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Idriss Déby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad, on the margins of the XVII Summit of La Francophonie in Yerevan, Armenia. The Prime Minister and the President Read More

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