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  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Raid on Dieppe

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the 72nd anniversary of the Raid on Dieppe:
  • Tour accomplishments

    Canada’s North is a fundamental part of our heritage, national identity, and a cornerstone of the Government of Canada’s agenda. Since introducing Canada’s Northern Strategy in 2007, our Government has made significant progress in all four priority areas: exercising our Arctic sovereignty, protecting our environmental heritage, promoting social and economic development, and improving and devolving Northern governance. Major Pan-Northern initiatives include:

    Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor)

  • PM announces ninth annual tour of Canada’s North

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that he will travel to Canada’s North for the ninth consecutive year, from August 21 to 26, 2014. During his six-day tour, the Prime Minister will make stops in Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on National Acadian Day

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark National Acadian Day:

    “National Acadian Day is an occasion to celebrate Acadians’ history, language and heritage, and the invaluable contributions they have made to Canada.

    “In the early 1600s, Acadians established the first permanent French settlement in North America and played a key role in helping to build New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and parts of Quebec.

  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 67th anniversary of India’s Independence

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the 67th anniversary of India’s independence:

    “Today, I am pleased to extend my best wishes to the more than one million Canadians of Indian heritage and all those celebrating the 67th anniversary of India’s independence.

  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing further Canadian support to the people of Iraq

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing further assistance to the people of Iraq:

    “As the murderous rampage of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) continues, Canada remains committed to providing assistance to the thousands of Iraqi children, women and men, including Yezidis and Christians, who desperately need it. 

  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 69th anniversary of Korea’s independence

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of Korea’s independence:

  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 67th anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the 67th anniversary of Pakistan’s independence:

    “On behalf of all Canadians, I am pleased to extend my best wishes to all those celebrating the anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence.

  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with President Barack Obama

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke today with Barack Obama, President of the United States.

  • PM delivers remarks in Brampton

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks at India’s National Day Gala in Brampton:

    “Thank you very much.

    “Good evening.

    “Namaste.

    “I want to thank everybody for that warm welcome and just tell you how delighted I am to be here.

    “Thanks of course to our masters of ceremonies, to Parm Gill and Angie Seth for kicking us off tonight.

    “Also special greetings to all guests from all levels of government who are here with us tonight, both Canadian and international, to Consul General Mishra.

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