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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 2014 Calgary Stampede

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the opening of the 2014 Calgary Stampede which is taking place from July 4 to 13, 2014:

“Each year Calgary hosts the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, an internationally recognized celebration of Western culture and heritage.

“With its world class rodeo and events that celebrate both cowboy and Aboriginal culture, the Stampede reminds us of our proud past.