"Covid-19 is hitting hard all around the world and right across the country", Trudeau says in the video posted on Twitter and watched by more than 1.2 million people and shared by 18,000 as of 1400 GMT.
"In times of crisis, I think we all know that it's the celebrities that we count on most. They're the ones who are going to get us through this", he joked.
The pleas come as the Canadian government is asking residents to stay home, avoid in-person group social activities and to practice proper physical distancing to avoid the spread of COVID-19. "We are going to get through this thing together".
Ryan Reynolds has shared a tongue-in-cheek video message about coronavirus.