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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the tragic death of Jim Prentice

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on the death of Jim Prentice:

“I was deeply saddened to learn that former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice was killed in a plane crash last night in British Columbia.

“Jim Prentice brought his deep convictions to everything he turned his hand to, whether it was law, business, or politics. At each step of his career, he worked tirelessly for the people of Canada and Alberta – both as a federal minister in several different portfolios, and later, as Premier of the province.