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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War:

“Today, Canadians join the international community in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, which engulfed Europe in conflict from 1914 to 1918 and killed at least ten million combatants and millions more civilians.