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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the anniversary of 9/11 and to mark Canada’s National Day of Service

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the anniversary of 9/11 and to mark Canada’s National Day of Service:

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Election observer missions to Ukraine

Canada has a long history of providing observers to elections around the globe. Since 2004, Canada has contributed hundreds of election observers to seven successive Ukrainian elections to help further strengthen democracy in the country.

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 75th anniversary of Canada’s engagement in the Second World War

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement to mark the 75th anniversary of Canada’s engagement in the Second World War:

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke by phone with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. They discussed the Prime Minister’s participation in the upcoming Every Woman, Every Child event hosted by the Secretary-General in New York on Read More

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PM welcomes 2014 Royal Tour by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal

Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomed the news that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has accepted the invitation from the Government of Canada to undertake a Royal Tour in 2014.

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Statement by the Prime minister of Canada announcing the discovery of one of the ill-fated Franklin Expedition Ships lost in 1846

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement to announce the discovery of one of the ships belonging to the ill-fated Franklin Expedition which was lost in 1846:

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PM marks 200th anniversary of the birth of Sir George-Étienne Cartier

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today marked the 200th anniversary of Sir George-Étienne Cartier’s birth in a ceremony at Château Frontenac National Historic Site of Canada.

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada welcoming the new Premier-Designate of Alberta

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement after Jim Prentice was confirmed as the Premier-Designate of Alberta:

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PM announces the deployment of Canadian Armed Forces to Iraq

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the deployment of several dozen members of the Canadian Armed Forces to Iraq.

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The Government of Canada’s response to the situation in Iraq

Since early 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terror group has been carrying out a murderous rampage across Iraq, seizing territory and systematically killing children, women and men, as well as Read More

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