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  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Air Disasters January 16, 2021
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Air Disasters: “Air disasters have taken the lives of too many Canadians, and left too many families across our country without loved ones. Today, on the first National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Air Disasters, […]
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  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte January 16, 2021
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte. Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Conte spoke about efforts in Canada and Italy to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and the priority of rolling out safe and effective vaccines to enable a strong economic recovery. The two leaders agreed on the […]
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  • Prime Minister to hold virtual Cabinet retreat January 16, 2021
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will hold a virtual Cabinet retreat with four sessions to take place on January 12, 14, 18, and 21, 2021. The Cabinet retreat will focus on the government’s ongoing work to manage the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada, including the largest rollout of vaccines in our country’s […]
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  • Prime Minister announces new Commissioner of Nunavut January 16, 2021
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of Eva Aariak as the new Commissioner of Nunavut. Ms. Aariak has been a lifelong champion for Nunavut and Inuit languages and culture. Throughout her career as an educator, journalist, entrepreneur, public servant, and elected official, she promoted the use and understanding of Inuktut. As the […]
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  • Prime Minister announces changes to the Ministry January 16, 2021
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced changes to the Ministry: Marc Garneau, currently Minister of Transport, becomes Minister of Foreign Affairs. From his work as an astronaut to his time within government, Minister Garneau has always been a strong voice for Canada around the world. As Minister of Transport, Mr. Garneau made progress on […]
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  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg January 16, 2021
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg. Prime Minister Trudeau expressed his condolences for the loss of lives in the landslide in Gjerdrum, Norway. Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Solberg discussed measures in place in Canada and in Norway to control the COVID-19 virus and to keep […]
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  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Ontario Premier Doug Ford January 16, 2021
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Ontario Premier Doug Ford to discuss the global COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Ford spoke about the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario and ways to help contain the spread of the virus, including through increased testing and contact tracing, and the additional public health […]
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  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President of France Emmanuel Macron January 16, 2021
    Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the President of France, Emmanuel Macron. Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron discussed steps being taken in Canada and in France to combat the COVID-19 virus, and the approaches both countries have taken to save lives and support people through the crisis. They talked about the rollout of […]
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  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Thai Pongal January 16, 2021
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Thai Pongal: “This week, the Tamil community in Canada and around the world will celebrate Thai Pongal. “During the four-day festival, family and friends usually gather to give thanks for the year’s bountiful harvest and share Pongal, a sweet rice pudding. While things will […]
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  • Prime Minister releases supplementary mandate letters for ministers January 16, 2021
    The global COVID-19 pandemic is the most serious public health crisis Canada has ever faced. It has had devastating impacts on the lives and livelihoods of Canadians, and has exposed fundamental gaps in our society. The Government of Canada will keep doing whatever it takes, for as long as it takes, to have people’s backs […]
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