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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the occasion of Ramadan

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the beginning of Ramadan: “On behalf of the people of Canada, I would like to extend my best wishes to Muslims here at home Read More

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PM welcomes signature of historic EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today welcomed the signing of the remaining chapters of the European Union (EU)-Ukraine Association Agreement in Brussels, Belgium.

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PM announces Elizabeth Dowdeswell as Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Dowdeswell, O.C., as Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

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Elizabeth Dowdeswell, O.C.

Elizabeth Dowdeswell is an executive whose career has spanned provincial, federal and international borders and transcended traditional disciplinary lines. She is currently the President and CEO of the Council of Canadian Academies and a management Read More

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PM announces predictable funding for infrastructure in Quebec

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the renewal of the Gas Tax Fund Administrative Agreement with Quebec, which will provide predictable, stable funding to support public infrastructure across Quebec.

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Gas Tax Fund Administrative Agreement with Quebec

The Government of Canada is committed to helping Quebec municipalities build and revitalize their public infrastructure with a view to generating jobs, growth and prosperity and well-being in the province. To this end, Prime Minister Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the Fête nationale du Québec

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement to mark the Fête nationale du Québec:

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism: “On this day, we pause to remember those who have lost their lives due to Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on National Aboriginal Day

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the occasion of National Aboriginal Day: “National Aboriginal Day provides Canadians across the country with an opportunity to celebrate the many rich and varied cultures Read More

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Expanded Sactions List

Canada is imposing economic sanctions against the following Russian and Ukrainian individuals and an entity who bear responsibility for the crisis: Russian Individuals Vladimir Shamanov, commander of the Russian Airborne Troops. Ukrainian Individuals

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