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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to visit Canada

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, will visit Canada from July 1 to 3, 2019. The two leaders will meet in Toronto on July 2, 2019, during Read More

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Prime Minister announces appointment of new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Deborah K. Smith, Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Read More

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The Honourable Deborah K. Smith

The Honourable Deborah K. Smith was appointed to the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in 2001. Prior to her appointment, she practised civil and family law for 17 years at McInnes Cooper. Chief Justice Smith Read More

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Prime Minister to attend G20 Leaders’ Summit in Japan

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Osaka, Japan, to attend the G20 Leaders’ Summit on June 28 and 29. The Summit is a key opportunity to take concerted action Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister on World Refugee Day

“Today, on World Refugee Day, we stand with people around the world who have been forced to flee their homes. We recognize their resiliency and courage, and come together as an international community to support Read More

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Trans Mountain Expansion will fund Canada’s future clean economy

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Government of Canada has approved the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) and that every dollar the federal government earns from this project will be invested in Canada’s Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, to discuss efforts to advance human rights and gender equality around the world. The Prime Minister affirmed Canada’s continued Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Icelandic National Day

“Today, we join Icelandic communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the proclamation of the independent Republic of Iceland.

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Canada and the Métis Nation continue progress on the Canada-Métis Nation Accord

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today met with the President of the Métis National Council (MNC), Clément Chartier, and the Presidents of the MNC Governing Members, at the annual Crown-Métis Nation Summit.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with the Secretary General of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, Louise Mushikiwabo

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Ms. Louise Mushikiwabo, Secretary General of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF).

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