March 11, 2016 - WASHINGTON DC., President Jim Yong Kim meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at World Bank Group headquarters during Trudeau’s first official visit to Washington, D.C. They discussed global challenges in need of urgent action, including the Syrian refugee crisis and climate change. Trudeau is the first Canadian Prime Minister to visit the World Bank Group. Photo: Franz Mahr / World Bank
Photo: Franz Mahr / World Bank

In a statement issued on Jan. 12, Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada, called on Canadians to offer their condolences and join Haitians around the world to remember the hundreds of thousands of victims that died in the quake, including 58 Canadians.  

“On this solemn anniversary, we join Haitian communities in Canada and around the world to remember the victims, and offer our condolences to those who lost loved ones,” he said.  

“Over the last decade, the Haitian people have shown incredible resilience in the face of challenges and obstacles, as they continue to work toward a better tomorrow.”

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