Trudeau updates Queen Elizabeth on selection of next Governor General
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Queen Elizabeth II held on Friday an audience with Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, via video call ahead of G7 Summit in Carbis Bay in Cornwall, UK.
Trudeau and the Queen discussed measures being taken to end COVID-19 and support people most impacted by the pandemic, a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said.
It’s always a pleasure to meet with the Queen. We spoke today about the issues that Canadians and people around the world are facing, what we hope to accomplish at the @G7 Summit, and next year’s celebration of Her Majesty’s upcoming Platinum Jubilee. https://t.co/pJ4dvMZWJs
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) June 11, 2021
They also spoke about the tragic killing of the Afzaal family in London, Ontario, the horrific discovery of children buried at the former residential school in Kamloops, and the government’s ongoing work on truth and reconciliation.
Trudeau provided an update on the selection process for the next Governor-General of Canada.
The discussion also touched on preparations for the celebration of Her Majesty’s upcoming Platinum Jubilee in 2022.