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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada marking the first anniversary of the tragedy in Lac-Mégantic

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the first anniversary of the tragedy in Lac-Mégantic:

“The events of July 6, 2013, in Lac-Mégantic touched all Canadians deeply and no passage of time can erase from our consciousness the lives lost, the injured and the families torn apart by this tragedy. We must not forget what this disaster has meant for the economy and infrastructure of this beautiful city, not to mention the severe impact it has had on the local environment.