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PM delivers remarks in Edmundston

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the opening of the 2014 World Acadian Congress in Edmundston, New Brunswick:

“Your Honour Lieutenant Governor Nicholas, New Brunswick Premier Alward, Quebec representative Minister D’Amour, Maine Governor LePage, Mayor Simard, distinguished guests, Acadian friends.

“As Prime Minister of Canada, I am greatly honoured to help open this meeting of the Acadian diaspora, bringing together representatives of Francophone communities from across our country.