Senator Murray Sinclair will leave office at the end of January.
"I think we're certainly all hoping for a smooth transition or a clear result from the election, like many people around the world," Trudeau said.
"It's all too likely that we won't be gathering for Thanksgiving, but we still have a shot at Christmas," Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said while discussing the COVID-19 pandemic during a national televised address on Wednesday.
"We need to listen; we need to learn; and we need to work hard to fix—to figure out how we can be part of the solution on fixing things," Trudeau said regarding racism in Canada and other parts of the world.
"Canada has an independent judicial system that functions without interference or override by politicians," Trudeau said Thursday.
Although both countries have begun reopening businesses, the international border will remain closed until June 21 and both governments will continue to make decisions on a week-by-week basis, says Trudeau.
Prime Minister Trudeau said Thursday that Canada's essential workers were "tremendously economically vulnerable."
Heads of state across the world have emphasized the importance of social distancing during Ramadan.
The border has been closed to recreational travel and tourism since mid-March.
"The U.S. has certainly not cut off N-95 exports to Canada or Mexico," a senior Trump administration official told Newsweek one day after the president suggested the opposite.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday that Canada was against any militarization of the "the longest unmilitarized border in the world."
"I know this news will spark concern among Canadians traveling abroad," Trudeau said. "I want to assure you that our government will not leave you unsupported."
"I guess Justin T doesn't much like my making him pay up on NATO or Trade!" Trump tweeted.
Trump spent his two days in London lashing out at allies and creating new rifts, but host Boris Johnson avoided the worst of the flak by limiting his interaction with the president.
In a clip from a NATO reception that went viral on Wednesday, world leaders including Boris Johnson appeared to make fun of the U.S. president.
Fox News hosts quickly came to the defense of "dominant" President Donald Trump after a video emerged of world leaders apparently mocking the president at a NATO reception.
While some saw the viral video as a gossiping session between world leaders, Trudeau said he was "pleased" to share the story behind the announcement.
The husband of Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway claimed the video showed that the world thinks the president is a "deranged buffoon."
Trump cancelled a press conference and left the meeting earlier amid a spat with Justine Trudeau, but Jens Stoltenberg said unity within the alliance was "iron-clad."
Trump told reporters he had done enough press conferences and that he would "probably" leave the London meeting early.
The president also said the Canadian Prime Minister was a "very nice guy" after a long pause following the insult.
Queen Elizabeth II's only daughter was spotted with Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson at a Buckingham Palace reception Tuesday.
Canada is among the NATO nations spending less than 2 percent of GDP on military investments, much to Trump's frustration.
The owner of a Canadian gun store has denied being racist, after claiming that he advertised a "White Friday" sale because "Black Friday" would remind people of the Justin Trudeau blackface scandal.
Halloween was a colorful time for Washington's politicians, who indulged in a bit of dress-up just like every other ordinary Joe.
"It used to be the west wants in, and now it's the west wants out," said former Conservative MP Rona Ambrose.
President Donald Trump congratulated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his narrow re-election victory: "Canada is well served."
While Canadians took to Twitter to celebrate or grieve Justin Trudeau's reelection, there wasn't much on American Twitter.
Conservative candidate Andrew Scheer has vowed to crack down on immigration to "the greatest country on earth"—and no, he doesn't mean the United States.