Jacinda Ardern

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the results of the general election in New Zealand

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 4:05pm

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the results of New Zealand's general election:

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the results of New Zealand's general election:
    "On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on her electoral victory.
  • "Canada and New Zealand share a strong friendship built on close people-to-people ties and common priorities.
  • I look forward to working with Prime Minister Ardern on advancing these priorities when New Zealand hosts the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum next year.
  • "We remain committed to deepening our relationship and working towards a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world."

Canada joins Christchurch Call to Action to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 7:30pm

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern, President of France Emmanuel Macron, other government leaders, and industry leaders to adopt the Christchurch Call to Action a global pledge to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online.

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  • Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern, President of France Emmanuel Macron, other government leaders, and industry leaders to adopt the Christchurch Call to Action a global pledge to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online.
  • Through the National Strategy and the Christchurch Call, the Government of Canada will continue to provide international leadership on countering radicalization to violence and eliminating terrorist and violent extremist content online.
  • "Terrorist and extremist content online continues to spill out into the real world with deadly consequences.
  • Today, we are stepping up to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online.

Bay Area Muslims to Hold Unity and Diversity Rally in Wake of New Zealand Attacks

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 11:00am

The event, which is co-sponsored by various civil society groups and organizations, will serve as a forum through which communities will come together in solidarity and with the goal of understanding how to resist Islamophobia.

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  • The event, which is co-sponsored by various civil society groups and organizations, will serve as a forum through which communities will come together in solidarity and with the goal of understanding how to resist Islamophobia.
  • This is especially important because there have been attacks on five mosques in the UK and one this past weekend in Escondido, California - which demonstrates just how global violence against Muslims is.
  • Moreover, in this current moment, we should turn to leaders like Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who has shown the world what it means to protect Muslims in their most sacred spaces."
  • No one should have to fear that their prayers in their places of sanctuary could be targeted by hateful individuals or indeed, the state itself.