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The Prime Minister announces member of the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following appointment: The Honourable Marie Deschamps, C.C. becomes a member of the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency (NSIRA), effective September 30, 2019. With full and independent Read More

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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 prime ministers discussed progress in the implementation of the Christchurch Call to Action and the importance of countering violent Read More

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Prime Minister announces new Lieutenant Governor for New Brunswick

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of Brenda Murphy as the new Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick. A long-time social justice advocate, Ms. Murphy has dedicated her life to serving the public, advancing Read More

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Prime Minister announces appointment of Dominic Barton as Ambassador to China

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of Dominic Barton as Canada’s Ambassador to China. Mr. Barton chaired Canada’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth. He has directly advised Canada’s Cabinet, and served as Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and CARICOM Chair Allen Chastanet

Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Allen Chastanet, the current Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The Prime Minister expressed his sympathy for the loss of life and Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister of The Bahamas Hubert Minnis

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Hubert Minnis. The Prime Minister expressed his sympathies for the loss of life caused by Hurricane Dorian, particularly in the Abacos and Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Prime Minister expressed his condolences for the recent boat fire that occurred off the coast of Southern California. The Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of Dennis Fentie

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Dennis Fentie, former Premier of Yukon: “I was saddened to hear of the passing of Dennis Fentie, former Premier of Yukon, Read More

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Creating clean growth and jobs in British Columbia’s energy sector

Canada’s natural resources drive our economy and support thousands of middle class jobs. Building modern infrastructure and clean technologies in the resource sector is part of the Government of Canada’s plan to get our resources Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Mario Abdo Benítez, President of Paraguay

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with President of Paraguay Mario Abdo Benítez. The Prime Minister and President shared their concerns regarding the ongoing wildfires in the Amazon basin, with the President expressing his deep appreciation for Canada’s statement of support for the Read More

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