Legalization of Cannabis Bill C-45 Passes Senate

On June 19, the Senate voted to pass Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act. This legislation now needs to be given Royal Assent, and then it will become law. Protecting the health and safety of Canadians is a top priority for our Government. This legislation will help keep cannabis out of the hands of our youth,…

Canada to Co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Canada has been chosen as a host country alongside Mexico and the United States for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Our Government is excited for this opportunity for Canadian athletes to play on home soil, to grow our soccer communities, and get more kids active in sport. Learn more about this exciting opportunity for Canada…

Canada’s Commitment to Reducing Homelessness

We are creating a new generation of housing in Canada. Through the National Housing Strategy, we are investing $40 billion to create 100,000 new affordable housing units, repair over 300,000 existing affordable housing units, and are committed to reducing chronic homeless by 50%. Our Government believes that one homeless person is one too many. As…

Canada’s Global Leadership on Gender Equality

Earlier this year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau created the Gender Equality Advisory Council for Canada’s G7 presidency. The goal of this Council is to ensure gender equality and gender-based analysis are integrated within all aspects of the presidency. The 2018 G7 summit will be in Charlevoix, QC, from June 8-9, 2018. The Council has completed…