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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Slovakian President-elect Zuzana Čaputová

Today the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with the President-elect of Slovakia, Zuzana Čaputová. Prime Minister Trudeau congratulated President-elect Čaputová on her victory in Slovakia’s Presidential election on March 30. The leaders discussed the importance Read More

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Prime Minister Trudeau meets with President Rivlin of Israel

Prime Minister Trudeau met with President Rivlin of Israel to commemorate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and Israel, and the two countries’ long history as close friends and steadfast allies.

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Governor General of Canada to visit Rwanda

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Rwanda from April 4 to 9, 2019. At the invitation of the President of Read More

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Prime Minister appoints interim Auditor General of Canada

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of Sylvain Ricard, currently the Deputy Auditor General, as the interim Auditor General of Canada. Mr. Ricard brings with him an extensive background in audit management and Read More

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Sylvain Ricard

Sylvain Ricard holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Université du Québec à Hull and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec. He Read More

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National pharmacare to make prescription drugs more accessible and affordable

Canadians pay too much for prescription drugs – and that means far too many go without the medicine they need. With Budget 2019, the Government of Canada is taking important first steps on implementing national Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with King Abdullah of Jordan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan. Prime Minister Trudeau expressed his condolences for Jordanians killed, injured, or affected by the tragic mosque attacks in New Zealand. He conveyed his commitment Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands.  Prime Minister Trudeau offered the condolences and firm support of all Canadians for the victims of the shooting in Utrecht, Netherlands Read More

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A secure and dignified retirement for Canadian seniors

All Canadian seniors deserve a secure and dignified retirement, free of financial worries. The Government of Canada is working to support seniors so they can enjoy their retirement years and stay active and involved in Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of the Republic of Mozambique

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of Mozambique to offer his condolences for the loss of life and destruction caused by tropical cyclone Idai. The two leaders discussed the urgent humanitarian Read More

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