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Comment Nation: Report card time for Justin Trudeau, and it’s not a pass

Justin Trudeau in the News

Prime Minister's Office Press Releases

  • The Honourable Heather J. Holmes
    posted: 22 Jun 2018 at 2:22pm
    The Honourable Heather J. Holmes was appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia in 2001. Highly regarded for her expertise in criminal law, Justice Holmes has been actively involved in the Court’s administration and strategic planning over the course of her 17-year judicial career. She brings to her new role as Associate Chief Justice a strong sense of public service and a natural ability to bring people together.
  • The Honourable Deborah E. Fry
    posted: 22 Jun 2018 at 2:16pm
    The Honourable Deborah E. Fry was appointed to the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Trial Division, in 2007. She has spent the last several years as a judge of the Family Division of the Supreme Court and most recently as the senior administrative judge of that Division.
  • Prime Minister announces appointment of new Chief Justice of Newfoundland and Labrador and new Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia
    posted: 22 Jun 2018 at 2:12pm
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Deborah E. Fry, a judge of the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, as Chief Justice of Newfoundland and Labrador. She replaces the Honourable J. Derek Green, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective December 1, 2017, after more than 25 years of distinguished service as a judge.
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism
    posted: 22 Jun 2018 at 9:18am
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism: “On this day in 1985, Canadians awoke to news that defied belief, and left our country in a state of shock and suffering. “Air India Flight 182, bound for London after picking up passengers in Toronto and Montréal, disappeared from radar off the coast of Ireland. A bomb – planted on the plane in Canada in an act of terror – exploded on board, killing 329 innocent people, including 280 Canadians.
  • Prime Minister and Pacific North and Central Coast First Nations welcome agreement for ocean protection
    posted: 21 Jun 2018 at 11:05am
    Canada has some of the most spectacular oceans and coastlines in the world, and is home to rich biodiversity and ecosystems. Indigenous coastal communities have stewarded the Pacific North and Central Coast waters for generations. They bring valuable experience and expertise to protect and manage this unique ocean region. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, with First Nations leaders, welcomed today a new agreement between the Government of Canada and 14 Central and North Coast First Nations to work together to protect the Pacific North Coast.
  • Reconciliation Framework Agreement for Bioregional Oceans Management and Protection
    posted: 21 Jun 2018 at 10:57am
    Through the Reconciliation Framework Agreement for Bioregional Oceans Management and Protection, the Government of Canada and 14 First Nations committed to work together to develop and manage marine initiatives on the Pacific North Coast.
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Parliamentary Budget Officer
    posted: 21 Jun 2018 at 9:11am
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Yves Giroux as the new Parliamentary Budget Officer. This appointment is effective September 3, 2018.
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on National Indigenous Peoples Day
    posted: 20 Jun 2018 at 7:53pm
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day: “Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate the unique heritage and diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, and the tremendous contributions they make to this country.
  • Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Parliamentary Librarian
    posted: 20 Jun 2018 at 12:00pm
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Heather Lank as the new Parliamentary Librarian. This appointment is effective June 21, 2018. Established in 1876, the Library of Parliament is a fully functioning library whose collection and services support the activities and decisions of Parliament and parliamentarians. The Library also offers a variety of public programs and activities. The Parliamentary Librarian is appointed by the Governor in Council under the Parliament of Canada Act.
  • Julie Miville-Dechêne
    posted: 20 Jun 2018 at 9:55am
    Julie Miville-Dechêne was a journalist, a senior public servant, and is a strong voice for gender equality and women’s rights. She holds a graduate degree in conflict prevention and resolution from the Université de Sherbrooke, a Master’s Degree in journalism from Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in political science from the Université du Québec à 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.