National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

3rd anniversary of final report from National Inquiry into MMIWG 

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on the third anniversary of the final report from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: “Today, we honour Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people who have gone missing, had their lives taken too soon, or continue to experience violence. We also honour the families and …

Royal Tour of Canada starts tomorrow

Royal Tour of Canada kickstarts

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Ottawa – Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are set to begin a three-day tour of Canada from tomorrow that will focus on Indigenous reconciliation and climate change. They will attend a reconciliation event in St. John’s and will visit the First Nation community of Dettah in Yellowknife. There will also be a visit to the Dettah ice road as …

Trudeau welcomes Pope Francis

Trudeau welcomes Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Canada

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has issued the following statement welcoming the announcement of His Holiness Pope Francis’ visit to Canada. His Holiness will be in Canada from July 24 to 29, 2022: “I welcome the news of His Holiness Pope Francis’ visit to Canada this summer to formally deliver the Roman Catholic Church’s apology for its role in …

Canada to deploy CAF officers in Latvia

Latvian Prime Minister  Krišjānis Kariņš visits Canada

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed the visit of the Prime Minister of Latvia, Krišjānis Kariņš, who is in Canada from May 10 to 12, 2022. During Prime Minister Kariņš’ visit, the two leaders will meet to discuss further military support to Ukraine as the country continues to oppose Russia’s unjustifiable aggression and fight for Ukrainian sovereignty, territorial integrity, …

Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund

Supporting workers in live performing arts sector

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Ottawa – The Government of Canada recognizes that the live performing arts sector has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. We stand with Canada’s artists and cultural workers in this sector. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez, announced that the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund will provide more than $50 million in direct …

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Trudeau: Govt working on resettlement of Afghans

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Edmonton – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said Canada has done a lot and is doing a everything for the resettlement of Afghan refugees, but there are several hurdles. He said this during a visit to Edmonton, while promoting his Liberal government’s recent budget and planned support for small businesses. He said: “We’ve committed to welcoming Afghan refugees by the …

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Trudeau on apology from His Holiness Pope Francis 

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If you need someone to talk to, please reach out to the National Indian Residential School Crisis Line, which is available 24 hours a day at 1-866-925-4419. Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on the apology from His Holiness Pope Francis for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in the residential school system in Canada: “I acknowledge …

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Trudeau to attend Nato meeting later this month

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to fly to Belgium’s capital Brussels on March 24 to attend a Nato meeting about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Earlier in a statement, the US President Joe Biden said that he will also attend that meeting  “to discuss ongoing deterrence and defence efforts in response to Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified attack …