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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada in Normandy, France

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks at a Bi-National Ceremony of Remembrance marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy in France:

“Your Royal Highness, Major-General Rohmer, and Veterans, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, students.

“Good afternoon and welcome to JunoBeach.

“It’s an honour for me to be here with you today, for the 70th anniversary of D-Day, and surrounded by Canadian youth and in the presence of our distinguished Veterans.