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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement after learning of the death of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin:

“Laureen and I were deeply saddened today to learn of the passing of Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin.

“Speaker Nolin was a strong and clear voice dedicated to serving Quebecers and all Canadians, and he did so as a member of the Upper Chamber for over 21 years. Throughout a long public career, Senator Nolin never lost track of the higher interests of his fellow citizens.