Justin Trudeau in the News

Prime Minister's Office Press Releases

  • Statement by the Prime Minister on fatal van attack in Toronto
    posted: 6 hours ago
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal van attack in Toronto: “It was with great sadness that I heard about the tragic and senseless attack that took place in Toronto this afternoon. On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of those who were killed, and my thoughts for a fast and full recovery to those injured.
  • Governor General of Canada to visit Chicago and Detroit
    posted: 22 Apr 2018 at 2:55pm
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Chicago and Detroit, from April 26 to 27, 2018. During the visit, the Governor General will meet with scientists, as well as with business and political leaders, to reinforce the strong economic relationship between Canada and the United States.
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Earth Day
    posted: 21 Apr 2018 at 7:15pm
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Earth Day: “Today, we join the international community to celebrate Earth Day – a time to cherish and enjoy the nature all around us, while embracing our shared responsibility to leave a cleaner, healthier Earth for generations to come.
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the 92nd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada
    posted: 20 Apr 2018 at 4:18pm
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 92nd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada: “Today, we join millions of people in Canada and around the world to celebrate the 92nd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada. “Her Majesty has dedicated her life in service to the Commonwealth and its citizens. Since acceding to the throne in 1952, she has served with grace and strength. Many Canadians feel a warm affection for the Queen and a deep appreciation for her devotion to duty.
  • Prime Minister concludes successful trip to London
    posted: 19 Apr 2018 at 9:47pm
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his visit to London, United Kingdom (UK), where he attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), and promoted progressive trade that creates economic growth for all, addressed climate change and ocean protection, and emphasized the importance of values like gender equality, inclusion, and respect for diversity.
  • Prime Minister’s Speech to the French National Assembly
    posted: 19 Apr 2018 at 7:22pm
    CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYMr. Speaker of the National Assembly;Mr. Prime Minister;Ministers;Members of Parliament;Dear friends;It is with gratitude and humility that I accepted the invitation to address your National Assembly. This is the first time that the voice of a Canadian prime minister is heard within these walls.
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta
    posted: 19 Apr 2018 at 1:22pm
    Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, on the margins of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, United Kingdom. Prime Minister Trudeau and President Kenyatta discussed the importance of generating economic growth that benefits everyone, and the potential for deepening commercial ties between Canada and Kenya.   Prime Minister Trudeau acknowledged the important contribution of Kenya to peace and security in Africa.    
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Israel Independence Day
    posted: 18 Apr 2018 at 3:24pm
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in celebration of Israel Independence Day, also known as Yom Ha’atzmaut: “Tonight at sundown, Israelis, Jewish communities, and others in Canada and around the world will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel.
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame
    posted: 18 Apr 2018 at 10:44am
    Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the President of Rwanda and Chair of the African Union, Paul Kagame, on the margins of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, United Kingdom. The Prime Minister and President exchanged views on their shared priorities with respect to growth that benefits everyone, the environment, good governance, peacekeeping, freedom of expression and women’s empowerment.
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Secretary-General of the OECD, José Ángel Gurria
    posted: 17 Apr 2018 at 11:34am
    Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with José Ángel Gurria, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). They discussed how Canada's G7 Presidency can advance economic growth that benefits everyone. In particular, the Prime Minister welcomed the valuable contribution made by the OECD at the G7 Employment and Innovation Ministerial Meeting held in Montréal.

A country, after all, is not something you build as the pharaohs built the pyramids, and then leave standing there to defy eternity. A country is something that is built every day out of certain basic shared values.