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  • PM delivers remarks in Whitehorse
    Thank you very much. First of all, thank you, thank you, everyone, for that very warm Whitehorse welcome. Thank you as well to Ed for his kind introduction. Ed’s a relatively new member of the cabinet, so it’s his first time in this position, certainly first time in the north travelling with us and we’re delighted you were able to come here today. And also of course delighted that our emcee today is our Member of Parliament here, Ryan Leef.
    Whitehorse, Yukon - 21 August 2014
  • PM delivers remarks in Chilliwack, B.C.
    First of all, I want to thank everybody for being here. Obviously my colleagues who have joined us, Minister Ed Fast, MP Mark Strahl, Senator Yonah Kim Martin. I am joined also by Brian Nguyen, President of IMW Industries. Thank you for hosting us today. We had a great tour at what is a dynamic and growing local company – not so small actually – a fair-sized company in the gas distribution and transportation business. And I’m joined as well, ladies and gentlemen, by local business leaders and also members of the Canadian-Korean community.
    Chilliwack, British Columbia - 20 August 2014
  • PM delivers remarks in Brampton
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks at India’s National Day Gala in Brampton: “Thank you very much. “Good evening. “Namaste. “I want to thank everybody for that warm welcome and just tell you how delighted I am to be here. “Thanks of course to our masters of ceremonies, to Parm Gill and Angie Seth for kicking us off tonight. “Also special greetings to all guests from all levels of government who are here with us tonight, both Canadian and international, to Consul General Mishra.
    Brampton, Ontario - 12 August 2014
  • PM delivers remarks in Edmundston
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the opening of the 2014 World Acadian Congress in Edmundston, New Brunswick: “Your Honour Lieutenant Governor Nicholas, New Brunswick Premier Alward, Quebec representative Minister D’Amour, Maine Governor LePage, Mayor Simard, distinguished guests, Acadian friends. “As Prime Minister of Canada, I am greatly honoured to help open this meeting of the Acadian diaspora, bringing together representatives of Francophone communities from across our country.
    Edmundston, New Brunswick - 8 August 2014
  • PM delivers remarks on the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War
    Thank you, Shelly, for that kind introduction. Thank you to Suzanne Sarault for serving as our emcee today. Greetings to Chief of Defence Staff General Lawson, to Chief Warrant Officer West, to ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps, to my colleagues from the Parliament of Canada, Royal Galipeau and Pierre Lemieux, members of the Canadian Armed Forces, honoured veterans and families, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.
    Ottawa, Ontario - 4 August 2014
  • PM delivers remarks in La Ronge
    Thank you very much. Good afternoon, everyone. It’s great to be here with you in the La Ronge area and great to be visiting Rob Clarke’s riding. I know we all see firsthand, Michelle and I, how hard he works representing you in Ottawa and I’m happy to see firsthand this area that he loves so much. So give him all a big hand for what he’s doing. I also want to thank the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of Western Economic Diversification, for her kind introduction and also for coming to join us here today.
    La Ronge, Saskatchewan - 30 July 2014
  • PM delivers remarks in Brandon, Manitoba
    Well, everybody, I’m obviously here joined by Premier Selinger, by our local Member of Parliament, Larry Maguire, my colleague, Shelly Glover, federal Minister for Manitoba, MP Bob Sopuck, by the Mayor, and of course all of these emergency workers. You know, obviously we are here to express our solidarity with people, as I know everybody is very concerned about the situation in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Many have been affected.  I am told the worst effects are in a place called Pierson…I guess it’s a little bit west of here? 
    Brandon, Manitoba - 7 July 2014
  • PM delivers remarks on Canada Day
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivered the following remarks on Canada Day: “Thank you Shelly, Governor General Johnston and Sharon Johnston, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, Happy Canada Day! “One hundred and fifty years ago, the Fathers of Confederation, our ancestors, met in Charlottetown, and Quebec.
    Ottawa, Ontario - 1 July 2014
  • PM delivers remarks in Roberval
    Thank you everyone. Thank you for your welcome. Premier Couillard, Premier of Quebec, and Minister Denis Lebel, my colleague – my thanks again to you and Danielle for the wonderful dinner at your place last evening. I enjoyed it very much. Minister Leitão, Mayor Larouche, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, good morning to you all. It is always a pleasure to come back to the beautiful Lac-Saint-Jean region.
    Roberval, Quebec - 25 June 2014
  • PM delivers remarks in Kitchener-Waterloo
    Welcome everybody.  I’m just going to say a couple of words.  I am joined by my colleagues here, Peter Braid, Stephen Woodworth, Ed Holder. I’m here today doing a little bit of a tour of the area, seeing all the exciting hi-tech stuff that’s being done in the Kitchener-Waterloo area – all the great facilities that have been created through these organizations, both university, governmental, private.  I’ve seen a lot of really interesting innovations and a lot of really interesting and smart young people who are working on them.
    Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario - 20 June 2014