Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement after learning of the death of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin:
“Laureen and I were deeply saddened today to learn of the passing of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin.
“Speaker Nolin was a strong and clear voice dedicated to serving Quebecers and all Canadians, and he did so as a member of the Upper Chamber for over 21 years. Throughout a long public career, Senator Nolin never lost track of the higher interests of his fellow citizens.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement in celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut, or Israel’s Independence Day:
“Tonight at sundown marks the 67th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel – the realization of the Jewish people’s longstanding dream to establish a modern Jewish state in their historic homeland.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today welcomed the 9th report of his Advisory Committee on the Public Service. The Advisory Committee is made up of a group of recognized leaders with a broad range of experience in government, business and academia providing expert external advice to help the Public Service serve the Government and Canadians into the future.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, Chicago, Illinois, and Detroit, Michigan, in the United States (U.S.) from April 26 to 30, 2015.