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Russell Mirasty

Mr. Russell Mirasty joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in 1976, and was one of only two Indigenous cadets in his troop at Depot Division. He served in various roles across the country, including Read More

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Governor General of Canada to cheer on Canadian athletes at the XVIII Pan American Games in Lima

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Lima, Peru, from July 23 to 27, 2019. During the visit, the Governor Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister on World Youth Skills Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Youth Skills Day: “Young people around the world are more engaged and connected than ever. They are standing up, taking action, and using Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the terrorist attack in Somalia

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in Somalia: “On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Hodan Nalayeh, Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of Greece

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the new Prime Minster of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Prime Minister Trudeau congratulated Prime Minister Mitsotakis on the results of Greece’s national elections on July 7, 2019, and expressed Read More

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Secretary General of North Atlantic Treaty Organization to visit Canada

On July 15, Prime Minister Trudeau and Secretary General Stoltenberg will have a bilateral meeting at the Canadian Forces Base in Petawawa, Ontario, followed by a joint media availability. The Prime Minister and the Secretary Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Charles Michel of Belgium

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Charles Michel, Prime Minister of Belgium. Prime Minister Trudeau congratulated Prime Minister Michel on his confirmation as the next President of the European Council, in succession to President Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the Sixth Anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic Tragedy

“Today, I join the people of Lac-Mégantic and all Canadians to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the train disaster six years ago.

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Prime Minister welcomes appointment of Sergeant-at-Arms

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Patrick McDonell as the new Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Commons. This appointment is effective July 1, 2019.

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Patrick McDonell

Patrick McDonell has served as the Acting Sergeant-at-Arms and Corporate Security Officer of the House of Commons since 2015. Before that, he served as Deputy Sergeant-at-Arms and Director General of the House of Commons Protective Read More

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