Justin Trudeau and 30 cabinet members sworn in at Rideau Hall

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Justin Trudeau and his 30 cabinet members sworn in at Rideau Hall on November 4, 2015. Justin Trudeau is Canada’s 23rd prime minister. He appointed 30 members to his cabinet. Here is a full list of the new cabinet: Justin Trudeau – Prime Minister, Intergovernmental Affairs and Youth. Ralph Goodale – Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Lawrence MacAulay – Agriculture …

Trudeau Announces Annual Increase to the Canada Child Benefit

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau announced an annual increase to the Canada Child Benefit (CCB). Introduced in 2016 by the Government of Canada, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is a tax-free monthly child benefit made to qualified families to help with the cost of raising children under 18 years old. According to the announcement, the monthly CCB will go up …

Canada to Provide $25 million to Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank Regions

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The Government of Canada is supporting efforts to ensure that emergency relief quickly reaches Palestinian civilians facing urgent humanitarian needs in Gaza, as well as those affected by violence in the West Bank. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, recently announced $25 million in funding to support Palestinian civilians in the region, including an immediate $10 million for urgent food assistance, …

Eid Mubarak!

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Eid Mubarak to those who are celebrating! Have a blessed feast today with your loved ones to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on Eid al-Fitr last night on May 13, 2021: “Tonight at sunset, Muslims in Canada and around the world will celebrate Eid al-Fitr and mark …

Mental Health Week – Statement by the Prime Minister

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Mental Health Week: “Today, we mark the first day of Mental Health Week. It is an opportunity for Canadians to come together to talk freely about mental health issues without stigma or judgement, listen to others’ stories, and offer support to each other. “After more than a year, the …

Have Your Been Vaccinated?

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More and more people have received the COVID-19 vaccine. Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and his wife Sophie were glad to receive theirs last Friday. They encourage all Canadians to get vaccinated when it’s their turn. Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC), the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, also announced in a Facebook post that he received his …

Happy Puthandu! Happy New Year!

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Today, many people in Canada and around the world celebrate Puthandu to welcome the beginning of a new year. Puthandu is also known as Tamil New Year or Puthuvarudam; Puthandu is the first day of year on the Tamil calendar, which falls onto April 14 of the Gregorian calendar; This day coincides with the New Year’s Day of Hindu calendars …