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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War: “Today, Canadians join the international community in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the opening of Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival, taking place from August 1 to 3, 2014, in Dauphin, Manitoba: “Today marks the opening of Canada’s Read More

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PM announces funding for skills training at Northlands College

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced support for mining skills-training at Northlands College, which will help students acquire the skills they need to fill higher-paying jobs in the rapidly expanding mining industry in Northern Saskatchewan, and Read More

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Northlands College funding announcement: Meeting the skills shortage in Northern Saskatchewan’s mining industry

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that Canadians have the skills, knowledge and experience they need to find jobs in the rapidly growing mining industry.

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G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine

We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, join in expressing our grave concern about Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing the intent to impose additional sanctions on Russia

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing that Canada intends to impose additional sanctions on Russia in concert with allies and partners:

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Eid al-Fitr

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark Eid al-Fitr: “Laureen and I would like to extend warm greetings to Muslims in Canada and around the world as they gather to celebrate Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to mark the second annual Korean War Veterans Day

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the second annual Korean War Veterans Day: “Today, we honour the more than 26,000 Canadians who fought to defend the freedom of the people Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the crash of Air Algérie Flight AH5017

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the crash of Air Algérie Flight AH5017: “I am saddened to learn that Air Algérie Flight AH5017, carrying 110 passengers and six crew members on Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the opening of the XX Commonwealth Games

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement to mark the opening of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23 to August 3, 2014:

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