Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the bus-train collision in Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario
18 September 2013

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the bus and train collision that occurred this morning in Ottawa:

“It is a tragic morning in the Nation’s Capital, as a devastating accident between a bus and train has caused injury and death.

“On behalf of all Canadians, Laureen and I extend our thoughts and prayers to all those affected by this tragedy.

“I would like to commend all of the first responders who acted quickly to assist those in need.”