Full list of gifts Trudeau family has received since taking office
The Trudeau family has received everything from fashion and artwork to discounted tickets to Whistler and astronaut ice cream.
Everything from fashion and artwork to discounted tickets to Whistler and astronaut ice cream
Here is a list of the gifts Sophie Grégoire Trudeau has received from designers in recent months:
- Toronto designer Ellie Mae gave her a floral jacket worth $795 she wore during the couple's state visit to Washington.
- Toronto designer Kimberley Newport Mimran gave her the Pink Tartan tuxedo suit she wore to the 2016 Catalyst Awards. The jacket retails for $525 while the pants cost $295.
- Montreal's Rudsak gave her a $595 sweater coat. While the report Prime Minister Justin Trudeau filed with the ethics commissioner says the sweater coat was to be worn at the funeral of singer Céline Dion's husband René Angélil, Grégoire Trudeau decided that morning to wear a coat borrowed from Montreal's Mackage because of the weather.
- Jewelry designer Alan Anderson gave Grégoire Trudeau a pair of earrings after she bought a pair from him. He would not reveal their value.
- Aldo gave her five pairs of shoes worth hundreds of dollars for her state visit to Washington. The company has not responded to questions from CBC News for details about the shoes and their value.
- A $218 dress and $188 jacket by Ottawa designer Muriel Dombret that she wore during Obama's visit to Ottawa in late June has not yet been reported.
- Grégoire Trudeau also received fashion-related gifts when she was in Washington. Michelle Obama gave her a custom baby alpaca fibre cape by Alicia Adams worth $500 US. The president of the United States Institute of Peace gave her a silver brooch by designer Jane Swensen worth $250 US.
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Here is a list of other gifts Trudeau and his family have received since becoming prime minister:
- 5 Tail Wags Helmet Covers from Karynn Climans of Scarborough, Ont., to promote safety for children and adults.
- U.S President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama gave them an olive branch sculpture by Maryland artist Zachary Oxman with a personalized inscription.
- Obama presented Trudeau with a framed photograph of McDonald Valley in Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park by an American photographer.
- Framed image of the White House including a commemorative plaque from the White House Historical Association.
- American University items including T-shirts, hooded sweat shirts and American Eagle plush toy mascots.
- Discounts on guides and lift tickets from Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia for a family ski holiday in February.
- A framed original painting on canvas entitled "A Canal like no Other" from artist Katerina Mertikas. Presented to Grégoire Trudeau at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario's Healthy Kids Awards.
- Obama gave them Flying Turtle Ride-on Scooters, a Liberty jigsaw puzzle, pull-toy building blocks, plush toys Bo Obama "The First Dog" and books entitled "Of Thee I Sing, A Letter to My Daughters" by Barack Obama and illustrated by Loren Long.
- Obama presented Trudeau with a copy of the script of Star Wars: The Force Awakens signed by director J.J. Abrams in a custom leather slip case with a personalized inscription.
- Peter Fuhrmann gave Trudeau a stained glass wall hanging representing Mt. Athabasca at the Silverhorn Ridge in Alberta and a picture of himself with Pierre Elliott Trudeau at the summit in August 1982.
- U.S. Major General Bradley Becker presented Trudeau with a 3D laser crystal of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and a book entitled "Where Valor Rests."
- The Tsuut'ina Nation in Alberta presented Trudeau with a leather jacket during a ceremony to honour him.
- President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-hye gave Grégoire Trudeau J + Pras Korean cosmetic products to mark Korea's Lunar New Year's Day.
- Katrina Barclay, owner of Malenka Originals, gave the Trudeaus a wooden box containing various paint products as a housewarming gift.
- Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Fumio Kishida gave Trudeau a bottle of sake from Hiroshima and two Kagami Crystal Sake Glasses.
- Barry MacKinnon gave Trudeau an original painting on canvas representing a goal for establishing a Centre for the Life Extension Sciences.
- Victoria Okpik of Nunavik Creations gave Trudeau a seal skin vest with leather trim during the 2016 Northern Lights exposition in Ottawa.
- United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and his wife gave the Trudeaus a Tiffany Crystal Paperweight and Tiffany Crystal Trinket Box.
- Jordan's King Abdullah II ibn al Hussein and his wife gave Trudeau olive tree bookends with gold plated olive branches and three embroidery covered linen notebooks as a New Year's greeting.
- Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika sent the Trudeaus two cases of Algerian wine and a case of Haddoud Salim Algerian dates.
- United Arab Emirates Ambassador Mohammed Saif Helal Alshehhi sent gift baskets for the Trudeau children.
- Joseph Muscat, prime minister of Malta, presented Trudeau with Montegrappa Italia items including a ballpoint pen, leather notebook case during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in November 2015.
- French President François Hollande gave Trudeau three bottles of Chateau Larrivet-Haut-Brion Red Bordeau 2000 during the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in France.
- Philippine President Benigno Aquino III gave Trudeau a glass globe highlighting the leaders`countries and a basket containing a variety of liqueurs, dark rum, vodka and chocolates during the 2015 APEC summit.
- Chinese Vice-President Vincent Siew gave Trudeau and his wife a piece of Liuligongfang hand crafted crystal art symbolizing humility and united altruism.
- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave Trudeau a Pasabahce Magazalan numbered vase as well as a framed flower expressing the Art of Marbling during the 2015 G20 summit.
- The chairman and the president of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation gave Trudeau a Royal Canadian Air Force bomber jacket, two RCAF flight jackets, a board game, astronaut ice cream, John Deere mugs and family passes to the museums.