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  • Advisory Committee Members

    Permanent Members

    Kevin Stewart MacLeod

    Kevin Stewart MacLeod is a native of Boularderie Island, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He studied at Boston University (Boston, Massachusetts) and Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario), and received both an under-graduate degree in history/political science and a graduate degree in international affairs. He also pursued studies at l’Université de Bourgogne (Dijon, France).

  • PM announces Committee to select the new Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that the five members of the Advisory Committee on Vice-Regal Appointments are now in place to begin the search for appropriate candidates to fill the position of Lieutenant Governor of Alberta.
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement following the announcement by President Obama of changes that will begin to normalize diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba
  • PM delivers remarks in Québec City Québec City, Quebec

    Thank you so much, everyone.

    And thank you for your kind introduction, Minister Denis Lebel, Minister Steven Blaney, Quebec caucus chair Jacques Gourde, Quebec Minister Dominique Vien, and Mayor Labeaume, who is now renowned throughout the international Francophonie.

    Mr. Latourelle, Mr. Gauvin, everyone from Parks Canada, ladies and gentlemen, dear friends, thanks for your warm welcome.

    Like many Canadians, I am always moved when I come face-to-face with the origins of Canadian history.

  • Infrastructure Support in Québec City

    Our Government is committed to preserving cultural and heritage sites of significance across the country, as they are part of our national identity and shared legacy, and are essential to helping Canadians learn more about their past.
  • PM announces support to preserve the Heritage of Québec City

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced support for the restoration of three important historic landmarks in Québec City, with a view to preserving their heritage and culture for generations to come.
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to mark the beginning of Chanukah

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the beginning of Chanukah:
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada condemning the hostage situation in Australia

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the hostage situation that took place in Sydney, Australia, which, according to police reports, resulted in the death of two hostages and several injured:
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the re-election of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the re-election of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate Prime Minister Abe on his re-election.

    “Canada and Japan enjoy excellent bilateral relations which have grown under Prime Minister Abe’s leadership.

    “I look forward to working closely together on negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and the Canada-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement as well as collaborating further on pressing issues of global concern.”

  • PM participates in pre-budget consultation

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today participated in a pre-budget consultation in Mississauga, Ontario, with members of the Retail Council of Canada.
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