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  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing the new Speaker of the Senate of Canada

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the occasion of Dr. Noël A. Kinsella’s last day as Speaker of the Senate of Canada and to announce the appointment of the Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin as the new Speaker:
  • PM to attend Francophonie Summit in Senegal

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that he will lead a Canadian delegation to Dakar, Senegal, from November 28 to 30, 2014, to participate in the 15th Francophonie Summit.
  • PM announces Governor General’s state visits to Chile and Colombia

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will undertake State visits to Chile and Colombia, from November 29 to December 6, 2014.
  • PM delivers remarks in London

    Thank you very much.

    Thank you for that warm welcome.

    It’s always great to be back here in London. 

    As Ed Holder says every time, the tenth-largest city in Canada.

    I want to begin by thanking all of my colleagues, Susan Truppe, our MP for London-North Centre, for emceeing this event.

    Also Joe Preston here for Elgin-Middlesex-London.

    Thank you, colleagues.

    Give all my colleagues, Ed Holder as well, give them all a big hand.

  • Federal Infrastructure

    Canada’s prosperity and quality of life depend on a vast network of public infrastructure – from roads and highways, to bridges, transit systems, water and wastewater infrastructure, ports, airports and recreational and cultural facilities. Investments in Canada’s public infrastructure improve productivity and quality of life, and create jobs, growth, and long-term prosperity from coast to coast to coast.
  • PM announces new infrastructure investments across Canada

    Building on the Government’s historic infrastructure investments, including under the New Building Canada Plan, Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced new investments that will continue to build and renew infrastructure and on-reserve schools across the country.
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of a Canadian Armed Forces member

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the tragic death of a Canadian Armed Forces member following an unfortunate incident at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa in Ontario
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 81st anniversary of the Holodomor

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement commemorating the 81st anniversary of the Holodomor:
  • PM announces Committee to select the new Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba

    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 for Manitoba.
  • Advisory Committee Members

    Permanent Members

    Kevin Stewart MacLeod

    Kevin Stewart MacLeod is a native of BoularderieIsland, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.  He studied at BostonUniversity (Boston, Massachusetts) and CarletonUniversity (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).

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