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Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of 9/11 and the National Day of Service

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and on the National Day of Service:

“Sixteen years ago today, terrorist attacks in the United States killed nearly 3,000 innocent victims, including 24 Canadians. On this solemn anniversary, we remember the lives taken so cruelly, and we offer our deepest sympathies to their loved ones and the many who still struggle with the trauma caused by these attacks.