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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 Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - 28 July 2014
  • 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 of Korea during the Korean War, as well as the approximately 7000 Canadians who continued to serve there to deter further aggression in the years following the Armistice.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - 27 July 2014
  • The Government of Canada’s Response to the Situation in Ukraine
    The Government of Canada is taking important steps to support Ukraine and to impose sanctions against those responsible for the ongoing crisis. January 26, 2014 Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Ambassador for Religious Freedom, led a successful visit to Ukraine, during which he expressed Canada’s ongoing concern about violations of basic freedoms and reinforced Canada’s commitment to the Ukrainian people. February 14, 2014
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing further sanctions
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement announcing new economic sanctions and travel bans against Ukrainian individuals, as well as economic sanctions against Ukrainian entities and a broad range of entities related to various Russian sectors:
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 July 2014
  • 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 board, crashed in Mali. The flight was headed to Algiers, Algeria from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It is confirmed that Canadians are among the victims. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the passengers and crew who lost their lives in this tragedy.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 July 2014
  • Expanded sanctions list
    Canada is imposing economic sanctions and travel bans against the following Ukrainian individuals, as well as prohibitions on dealings with the following Ukrainian entities; it is also imposing prohibitions on dealings with a broad range of Russian entities related to Russia’s arms industry, as well as to its financial and energy sectors: Individuals (Ukrainian)
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 July 2014
  • 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:
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - 23 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada condemning religious persecution in Iraq
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement condemning the recent campaign of religious persecution in Iraq:
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the intent to implement further sanctions
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the intent to implement economic sanctions against a broad range of entities related to various Russian sectors:
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - 21 July 2014
  • The Government of Canada’s response to the situation in Ukraine
    The Government of Canada is taking important steps to support Ukraine and to impose sanctions against those responsible for the ongoing crisis.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 21 July 2014

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