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Prime Minister announces a by-election in Nanaimo–Ladysmith

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that a by-election will be held on May 6, 2019, in the electoral district of Nanaimo–Ladysmith.

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New investments to help Canadians secure good jobs

Our global economy is evolving and offering Canadians new opportunities to succeed, but it also means people may change jobs many times over the course of their careers. The Government of Canada is working to Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Holi

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Holi: “Today, we join Hindu communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate Holi, also known as the Festival of Read More

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Budget 2019 doubles support for municipal infrastructure priorities this year

In communities like Mississauga, people depend on every order of government to work together to deliver the infrastructure projects they need – from expanding highways, to improving public transit, to building new recreational centres. The Read More

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PM speech to House of Commons on New Zealand mosque shootings

Mr. Speaker, Before we begin, our hearts go out to the people of Utrecht and the Netherlands, who are reeling in the aftermath of a tram shooting. It’s in the early stages, but we do know Read More

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Ian Shugart

Education Bachelor of Political Economy, Trinity College, University of Toronto Professional Experience Since May 2016 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs 2010 – 2016 Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development 2008 – 2010 Deputy Minister Read More

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Prime Minister announces a change in the leadership of the Public Service

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced his intention to name Ian Shugart as Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet. Mr. Shugart, who is currently the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Read More

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Prime Minister announces former Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan as Special Advisor

Canadians expect and deserve to have faith in their institutions and the people who serve within them. The events of the last few weeks have raised important questions about the relationship between the federal government Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh

The Prime Minister spoke yesterday with Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Prime Minister Trudeau expressed his condolences for the Bangladeshis and all Muslims who lost their lives or who were affected by the Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, to offer his condolences for the many United Nations staff who lost their lives in the Ethiopian Airlines crash. Secretary-General Read More

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