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Statement by the Prime Minister on Vietnamese New Year

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the Vietnamese New Year:

“This week, Vietnamese communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate Tết Nguyên Đán, the Lunar New Year.

“Tết is a time to give thanks for the successes of the past year and look forward with optimism to the arrival of spring. Friends and family will join together to welcome the Year of the Dog, share a special meal, and wish each other prosperity and good luck for the year to come.