Announcements

Global Dignity Day – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

Global Dignity Day – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Global Dignity Day: “Today, young people, students, teachers, and volunteers around the world will come together to celebrate the dignity inherent in all of us. Global Dignity Day reminds us that everyone has the right to live in dignity. […] more

Thanksgiving – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

Thanksgiving – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Thanksgiving: “Happy Thanksgiving! Life can be hectic for all of us. And whether you’re holding it down in the kitchen or getting outside with the family, Thanksgiving is about slowing down and appreciating what really matters – like family, […] more

In Their Own Words: Conservative Platform Includes $53 Billion in Cuts – Including $14 Billion in Hidden Cuts

In Their Own Words: Conservative Platform Includes $53 Billion in Cuts – Including $14 Billion in Hidden Cuts

On the Friday before the Thanksgiving long weekend, after all the Leaders’ debates have passed, and after thousands of Canadians have already cast their ballot, Andrew Scheer finally released his platform, which includes $53 billion in cuts, including $14 billion in hidden cuts. Canadians have nothing to thank Andrew Scheer for this Thanksgiving. Here’s what […] more

International Day of the Girl – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

International Day of the Girl – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of the Girl: “Girls are taking this world by storm. They’re climate leaders. Voices for justice. Entrepreneurs transforming our communities. Artists telling our stories. On International Day of the Girl, we celebrate girls and young women […] more

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: JUSTIN TRUDEAU SHINES IN FRENCH-LANGUAGE LEADERS’ DEBATE

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: JUSTIN TRUDEAU SHINES IN FRENCH-LANGUAGE LEADERS’ DEBATE

2019 French-language Leaders’ Debate Once again, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau clearly demonstrated the choice Canadians have to make on October 21: keep moving forward with the progress achieved over the past four years, or go back to the politics of the Harper years. Here is what some people are saying about tonight’s debate: Quotations are […] more

New Liberal ad: Canadians want to move forward

New Liberal ad: Canadians want to move forward

Gatineau, QC – Today, the Liberal Party of Canada released a new ad highlighting how a re-elected Liberal government will move forward with Quebecers and all Canadians to build a better future. “We want to move forward,” says one woman featured in the new ad. “We want a country that protects a woman’s right to […] more

New Liberal ad: The choice is clear

New Liberal ad: The choice is clear

Ottawa, ON – Today, the Liberal Party of Canada released a new series of ads that highlight how a re-elected Liberal government will continue to make life more affordable for Canadians, protect our environment, and keep our communities safe. “Andrew Scheer wants you to think this election is about me. I think it’s about you,” […] more

In their Own Words: In Leaders’ Debate, Justin Trudeau Presents his Plan to Move Canada Forward

In their Own Words: In Leaders’ Debate, Justin Trudeau Presents his Plan to Move Canada Forward

2019 English-language Leaders’ Debate Last night, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau presented to Canadians his plan to continue investing in our middle class, grow the economy, and protect the environment. And the responses keep pouring in. Quotations are included in their original language “The most-passionate version of Trudeau emerged in the night’s final segment, on the […] more

Yom Kippur – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

Yom Kippur – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom Kippur: “Today at sunset, Jewish communities in Canada and around the world will come together to observe the start of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. A time of reflection, introspection, and repentance, this holiday will bring family […] more

Debate: Liberals have the only credible plan to move Canada forward

Debate: Liberals have the only credible plan to move Canada forward

Ottawa, ON — On the debate stage tonight, Justin Trudeau proved that the Liberal plan is the only credible choice for Canadians who want more money in their pockets, a cleaner environment, and safer communities. Andrew Scheer spent the entire night attacking Justin Trudeau, while Mr. Trudeau stayed focused on what matters most — giving […] more

World Teachers’ Day – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

World Teachers’ Day – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Teachers’ Day: “On World Teachers’ Day, we recognize the mentors and guides who have helped us become the people we are today. Everyone remembers the teacher who inspired them to find their passion, or who taught them lifelong […] more

Young people can help move Canada forward

Young people can help move Canada forward

Ottawa, ON — For the first time ever, young Canadians will outnumber every other voting-aged generation. They have the power to help move Canada forward, standing up against the Conservatives’ cuts and regressive politics. Today, Liberal candidates Catherine McKenna, Harjit Sajjan and Mélanie Joly are encouraging young people to use that power and vote — […] more

TVA Debate: Justin Trudeau shows he will move Canada forward

TVA Debate: Justin Trudeau shows he will move Canada forward

MONTREAL, QC – Tonight, the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, presented an ambitious plan to strengthen the middle class, protect the environment and grow the economy. In a few weeks, Canadians will have a choice: go back to the cuts and austerity of the Harper years, or move forward for a […] more

New Liberal ads: Liberals to give more support to seniors and retirees

New Liberal ads: Liberals to give more support to seniors and retirees

Toronto, ON — Today, the Liberal Party of Canada released a new set of ads reminding Canadians that when the Conservatives were last in office, they made life harder for seniors and older Canadians looking forward to retirement. When Stephen Harper’s Conservatives raised the age of retirement, it took thousands of dollars away from seniors […] more

Liberals move forward for culture

Liberals move forward for culture

MONTRÉAL (QC) — A re-elected Liberal government will continue to protect and grow our cultural and creative industries, and make sure more people have access to our culture. Whether it’s the writers who tell our stories, the comedians who make us laugh, or the artists who give us the soundtrack to our lives, Canadians are […] more

National Seniors Day – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

National Seniors Day – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Seniors Day: “On National Seniors Day, we celebrate the people who have made Canada the place we know and love. Parents and grandparents, neighbours and friends – Canada’s seniors built this country, and their hard work and vision […] more

Women’s History Month – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

Women’s History Month – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party

The Leader of the Liberal Party, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for Women’s History Month: “During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the achievements of women and girls throughout our history and recognize the trailblazing women who have shaped our country. From one generation to the next, women have built the Canada we know […] more

New Liberal ads: Andrew Scheer wants to take Canada back to the Harper years

New Liberal ads: Andrew Scheer wants to take Canada back to the Harper years

Toronto, ON – Today, the Liberal Party of Canada released new ads warning Canadians that Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives would cut and paste from the playbook of Stephen Harper — making deep cuts to programs and less help for the people who need it. “I’ve seen all kinds of governments come and go,” says Lawrence MacAulay, […] more

Liberals Move Forward with A Real Plan for the Middle Class

Liberals Move Forward with A Real Plan for the Middle Class

Toronto, ON — Today, the Liberal Party of Canada unveiled its plan to move forward for a stronger middle class, and for a better Canada for all Canadians. “Middle class Canadians do the heavy lifting in our economy,” said the Leader of the Liberal Party, Justin Trudeau. “So when we choose to give more help […] more

Navratri – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

Navratri – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Navratri: “Today, Hindu communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate the beginning of Navratri. One of the most important festivals of the year, Navratri symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. Over the next nine nights, families […] more

Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party on Rosh Hashana

Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party on Rosh Hashana

Ottawa, ON – The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Rosh Hashana: “Tonight, at sunset, Jewish communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashana marks the start of the High Holidays, culminating in Yom Kippur. It is […] more

Liberals move forward to plant two billion trees

Liberals move forward to plant two billion trees

Montréal, QC — A re-elected Liberal government will plant two billion trees, using the power of nature to help fight climate change and reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Canada’s vast forests, grasslands, and wetlands help clean our air, safeguard our water, and provide crucial wildlife habitat. But just as nature is under threat by climate […] more

Liberals move forward to cut home energy bills for Canadians and fight the climate crisis

Liberals move forward to cut home energy bills for Canadians and fight the climate crisis

Delta, B.C. – A re-elected Liberal government will help Canadians lower their energy bills, make their homes more energy-efficient, and give them the tools to prepare for climate related disasters. Today, many Canadians live in homes that aren’t energy efficient – which means higher utility bills and more pollution. Meanwhile, more and more homes are […] more

New Liberal Ads: Liberals move forward to promote gender equality

New Liberal Ads: Liberals move forward to promote gender equality

Montréal, QC – Today, the Liberal Party of Canada released a new TV ad to highlight that a re-elected Liberal government will continue to advance gender equality and promote women’s rights. “As women, we have a lot to be proud of, in a country where we embrace our differences, and where we’ve protected a woman’s […] more

Liberals call on Andrew Scheer to denounce Doug Ford’s cuts to Francophones

Liberals call on Andrew Scheer to denounce Doug Ford’s cuts to Francophones

25 September, 2019 Andrew Scheer Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada 1720-130 Albert St Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4 Dear Mr. Scheer, Today, Ontario’s Francophones are celebrating more than 400 years of outstanding contributions to the cultural, social, economic and political life of our country. Unfortunately, this contribution is under threat from the draconian cuts […] more

Franco-Ontarian Day – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

Franco-Ontarian Day – Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

The leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Franco-Ontarian Day: “Today we celebrate the rich history and significant contribution Franco-Ontarians have made to our country. On this Franco-Ontarian Day, I would like to acknowledge the largest Francophone minority community in the country. On September 25, 1975, the […] more

Liberals move forward to cut taxes for clean businesses

Liberals move forward to cut taxes for clean businesses

Burnaby, BC — A re-elected Liberal government will cut taxes in half for companies that produce zero emissions technologies, which will create jobs, grow Canadian businesses, and help us get to net-zero. In the coming years, the market for clean technology — which uses renewable energy and emits less pollution — is expected to exceed […] more

New Liberal Ads: Liberals move forward to fight the climate crisis

New Liberal Ads: Liberals move forward to fight the climate crisis

Ottawa, ON – Today, the Liberal Party of Canada released three new TV ads to highlight that a re-elected Liberal government will continue to take decisive action to fight the climate crisis. “In October, you get to choose. We can go back to the Harper years, when the Conservatives did nothing about climate change – […] more

Liberals move forward to legislate net-zero emissions by 2050

Liberals move forward to legislate net-zero emissions by 2050

Ottawa, ON — A re-elected Liberal government will immediately commit Canada to net-zero emissions by 2050, and will help workers prepare for the clean energy transition. Today, Liberal candidates Catherine McKenna, Jonathan Wilkinson, and Steven Guilbeault announced that a re-elected Liberal government would immediately commit Canada to achieving net-zero emissions by mid-century, joining 65 other […] more

Liberals move forward to make life more affordable for Canadian families

Liberals move forward to make life more affordable for Canadian families

Toronto, ON — A re-elected Liberal government will give families an extra $1,500 every year, by cutting taxes for the middle class and lowering cell phone bills by 25 per cent. Middle class families are feeling stretched. Taxes, fees, and bills pile up while wages are not keeping up. Cell phone bills in particular put […] more

Liberals move forward to ban assault rifles in Canada

Liberals move forward to ban assault rifles in Canada

Toronto (ON) — A re-elected Liberal government will ban assault weapons and strengthen gun control in Canada. Gun crime in Canada is on the rise. In 2017, there were 2,500 more victims of gun violence than in 2013, and many of these incidents involved intimate partners. Today, Canada has no clear classification for assault rifles […] more

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 19, 2019

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 19, 2019

Please note all times are local. Media appearance: 7:15 a.m. – An interview with Justin Trudeau will air on Le réveil – ICI Radio-Canada Première, Nouveau-Brunswick. Winnipeg, Manitoba 1:15 p.m. – Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, will hold a media availability. Bannatyne Avenue at King Street Notes for media: Open coverage […] more

Andrew Scheer announces $7.5 billion in cuts to jobs and workers

Andrew Scheer announces $7.5 billion in cuts to jobs and workers

Mississauga, ON – Today Andrew Scheer revealed his deep cuts will target $7.5 billion in direct support for jobs and workers across the country. “Andrew Scheer needs to tell Canadians what jobs and workers he will target. Will he cut support for 6,900 steel workers in Hamilton, 200 aerospace workers in Nova Scotia, 2,100 steel […] more

Liberals move forward to put more money in the pockets of seniors

Liberals move forward to put more money in the pockets of seniors

Fredericton, NB — A re-elected Liberal government will increase Old Age Security by an extra ten per cent once a senior turns 75, and will boost the Canada Pension Plan survivor’s benefit by 25 per cent. Canadians are living longer than ever before, but as they age they face higher health care costs, and they’re […] more

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 18, 2019

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 18, 2019

Please note all times are local. Media appearance: 6:00 a.m. – An interview with Justin Trudeau will air on Ocean 100 – Charlottetown. Fredericton, New Brunswick 9:30 a.m. – Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, will make a policy announcement and hold a media availability. Fredericton Lawn Bowling Club 15 Saunders Street […] more

Liberals move forward to give parents more time and money to raise their kids

Liberals move forward to give parents more time and money to raise their kids

St. John’s, NL – A re-elected Liberal government will put more money in parents’ pockets to help them in the first year of their children’s lives. Nothing is more important to parents than spending time with their kids. But raising a family isn’t cheap, and the bills pile up early on – when parents are […] more

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 17, 2019

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 17, 2019

Please note all times are local. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador 9:30 a.m. – Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, will make a policy announcement and hold a media availability. Daybreak Parent Child Centre 74 The Boulevard Notes for media: Open coverage Media must arrive by 9:00 a.m. RSVP: media@liberal.ca St. Peter’s […] more

The Conservatives urged NAFTA Capitulation

The Conservatives urged NAFTA Capitulation

Ottawa, ON – If the Conservatives had their way during the NAFTA negotiations, Canada would have backed down. “In the NAFTA negotiations, our Liberal government fought tooth and nail to protect Canadian jobs. We said we would get a good deal, and that’s exactly what we achieved,” said Chrystia Freeland, Liberal candidate in the Toronto […] more

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 16, 2019

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 16, 2019

Please note all times are local. Media appearances: 9:05 a.m. – An interview with Justin Trudeau will air on “The Mike Farwell Show,” 570 NEWS Kitchener. Waterloo, Ontario 9:20 a.m. – Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, will make a policy announcement and hold a media availability. Sandowne Public School 265 Sandowne […] more

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 15, 2019

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 15, 2019

Please note all times are local. Cobourg, Ontario Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, will visit local businesses with the Liberal candidate for Northumberland—Peterborough South, Kim Rudd. Mississauga, Ontario 5:00 p.m. – Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, will deliver remarks at the She The North Rally for Bianca […] more

New Liberal Ad: Liberals stand up for Canadian workers and jobs

New Liberal Ad: Liberals stand up for Canadian workers and jobs

Ottawa, ON – Today, the Liberal Party of Canada released a new radio ad to highlight the Liberals’ unmatched record when it comes to fighting for workers and protecting Canadian jobs. “In the NAFTA negotiations, our Liberal government fought tooth and nail to protect Canadian jobs,” said Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin […] more

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 14, 2019

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 14, 2019

Please note all times are local. Mascouche, Québec Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, will visit a local restaurant with the Liberal candidate for Montcalme, Isabel Sayegh. St-Felix-de-Valois, Québec Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, will visit a local Tim Hortons with the Liberal candidate for Berthier–Maskinongé, Christine Poirier. […] more

Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party on the Mid-Autumn Festival

The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival: “Tonight, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Also known as the Moon Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival is a time for family and […] more

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 13, 2019

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 13, 2019

Please note all times are local. Trois-Rivières, Quebec 9:30 a.m. Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, will make a policy announcement and hold a media availability. Véhicules électriques Simon André 7050 Boulevard Jean-XXIII Notes for media: Open coverage Media must arrive by 9:00 a.m. RSVP: media@liberal.ca Saint-Hubert, Quebec 2:00 p.m. Leader of […] more

Liberals move forward on help for first time home buyers

Liberals move forward on help for first time home buyers

Victoria, BC – A re-elected Liberal government will help Canadians buy their first home. For many young people starting their careers, saving up enough to make a down payment on a home is a far-off dream at best – and for ten years, Stephen Harper’s Conservatives did nothing to address these systemic problems. In the […] more

Statement by the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada on Nayrouz

The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Nayrouz: “Today, Coptic Orthodox Christians in Canada and around the world will celebrate the Feast of Nayrouz and welcome the Coptic New Year. “Also known as the Feast of Rivers, Nayrouz marks the start of Thout – the first […] more

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 12, 2019

Itinerary for Justin Trudeau – September 12, 2019

Please note all times are local. Victoria, British Columbia 8:00 a.m. – Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, will make an announcement and will hold a media availability. 4355 Viewmont Avenue Notes for media: Open coverage Media must arrive by 7:30 a.m. RSVP: media@liberal.ca Kamloops, British Columbia Leader of the Liberal Party […] more

Andrew Scheer wants to take Québec backward

Andrew Scheer wants to take Québec backward

Québec City, QC – As Andrew Scheer launches his campaign in Québec, Pablo Rodriguez and Diane Lebouthilier, Québec Campaign Co-Chairs, issued the following statement: “Andrew Scheer is launching his campaign today in Trois-Rivières, but Québecers know that Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, just like those of Stephen Harper, do not share their priorities. Environment “Québecers know that […] more

Team Trudeau chooses to move forward

Team Trudeau chooses to move forward

Ottawa, ON – In October, Canadians have a choice to make about the future of our country: keep moving forward and building on the progress we’ve made, or go back to the politics of the Harper years. In 2015, after a decade of failed Conservative policy, Canada’s economy was sputtering. Economic growth, job creation, and […] more