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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 23rd anniversary of re-establishing ties with Baltic States

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement to mark the 23rd anniversary of the re-establishment of diplomatic ties between Canada and the Baltic States:

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PM participates in Operation NANOOK 14 in Canada’s far North

On the final day of this year’s Northern Tour, Prime Minister Stephen Harper today participated in Operation NANOOK, an annual Canadian Armed Forces-led sovereignty exercise held in Canada’s North.

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Operation NANOOK 14

On the final day of this year’s Northern Tour, Prime Minister Stephen Harper participated in Operation NANOOK, an annual Canadian Armed Forces-led sovereignty exercise held in Canada’s North.

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Survey Technologies to be Deployed by Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Team in the Course of the 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition

Klein 3000 towed side scan sonar

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History of the 1845 Franklin Expedition and His Lost Ships Her Majesty’s Ship Erebus and Her Majesty’s Ship Terror

On May 19, 1845, the Royal Navy ships Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) Erebus and HMS Terror departed Greenhithe, England, on a much-heralded Arctic expedition in search of a Northwest Passage. Under the command of Sir Read More

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2014 Victoria Straight Expedition

This summer, an unprecedented number of organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors are collaborating on a series of complementary research projects in Canada’s Arctic. The search for artifacts from the 1845 Sir John Read More

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2014 Victoria Strait Expedition – Partners

Parks Canada

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PM sails the Northwest passage with the Franklin Expedition Search Team

As part of the 2014 Search for Franklin Expedition, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is spending two nights with members of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Kingston, travelling from Pond Inlet to Arctic Bay in Nunavut.

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PM announces important investment to boost high-speed Internet in Nunavut and Nunavik

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced significant financial support to provide upgraded high-speed Internet access to approximately 12,000 households in Nunavut and the Nunavik region of northern Quebec.

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Connecting Canadians – Funding the Northern Component

For all Canadians, access to high-speed Internet infrastructure is essential in today’s digital world. Connecting Canadians will bring the benefits of broadband internet to a targeted 280,000 households in rural and remote communities, allowing consumers Read More

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