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  • PM announces new investments for infrastructure projects across Quebec
    Thanks everyone. Thank you very much. I’d like to thank my colleague Jacques Gourde for his kind introduction. And also for his hard work, not just here in the district of Lotbinière-Chute-de-la-Chaudière, but also in Ottawa as our Quebec caucus chair. Minister Lebel, Minister Blaney, Minister Lessard from the Quebec government, Senator Maltais, Senator Fortin-Duplessis and Saint-Apollinaire Mayor Ouellet. Thank you all for your warm welcome. It’s always a pleasure to come back and see you, especially in such a nice building.
    Saint-Apollinaire, Quebec - 27 March 2015
  • PM announces the Government’s intent to bring forward a motion to extend and expand Canada’s military mission against ISIL
    Thank you very much.   Mr. Speaker, just under six months ago, I spoke of the rise of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and the threat that it poses not only to that region but also to the greater international community and in particular to Canada and Canadians. Back in October, I also spoke of the need to work with the international community in pursuing an aggressive course of action against ISIL, something which this House endorsed.
    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 March 2015
  • PM delivers remarks at a Nowruz celebration in Vancouver
    Thank you very much.  Good evening everyone.  Dorood. Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, it is my great honour after sending greetings for several years to be here with you this evening to celebrate Nowruz, and to mark together the beginning of another new year. Before I go any farther, I would like to offer my sincere thanks to my introducer, your Member of Parliament, and once again give him a hand, Canada’s first ever government liaison to the Canadian-Iranian community, John Weston. A job he takes very seriously.
    Vancouver, British Columbia - 21 March 2015
  • PM announces support to open new markets for small and medium-sized enterprises
    Exports are one of the most important drivers of Canada’s economic growth. They ensure growth, jobs and long-term prosperity for Canadians.
    Mississauga, Ontario - 18 March 2015
  • PM announces support to twin Highway 7 between Saskatoon and Delisle Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    Well, good afternoon everybody.  I’m delighted to be here once again.  The Premier has reminded me I’m here for the second time. We had an announcement on another occasion, not dissimilar to the thing we’re announcing today.  I’ll talk about that in a moment.  I just want to say, it’s always a great pleasure to be back in Saskatchewan and particularly to be here with Premier Wall. 
    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - 12 March 2015
  • PM delivers remarks at a special event to celebrate the discovery of HMS Erebus in Toronto
    Ladies and gentlemen, friends, we’re here to celebrate as has already been said, a great Canadian discovery. In fact, really a great discovery for world history: the final resting place of HMS Erebus.
    Toronto, Ontario - 4 March 2015
  • PM announces Government’s intent to introduce legislation to keep Canada’s most heinous criminal behind bars
    First of all, I want to thank everybody for joining us here today. We have concerned citizens from all walks of life. In particular, a number of people who are parts of families who have been victims of some terrible crimes and have joined us today to share their experiences and lend their support for the reforms we’re going to make and preventing these kinds of things happening to other people.
    Scarborough, Ontario - 4 March 2015
  • PM presents Ian Burney with the Public Service of Canada's Outstanding Achievement Award at a ceremony at Rideau Hall
    Thank you very much. Good afternoon. Your Excellency, Madame Clerk, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. Today we pay tribute to an outstanding public servant, and in doing so, as the Governor General just said, we also pay tribute to the work of the Public Service of Canada more broadly. First, I would like to thank the members of the selection committee, Peter MacKinnon, the Honourable Larry Smith, Kay Stanley, Barbara Stymiest, and of course, committee chair Denis Desautels.
    Ottawa, Ontario - 27 February 2015
  • PM celebrates the Chinese Lunar New Year in Mississauga
    Good evening. Xin Nian Kuai Le. It is really tremendous to be here with all of you this evening and to be joined by so many of my colleagues from the Parliament of Canada as well.
    Mississauga, Ontario - 20 February 2015
  • PM announces measures to support jobs and growth in the LNG industry
    Today I'm here to talk specifically about the enormous potential of the liquefied natural gas industry, and its potential to create jobs and a more prosperous future for thousands of Canadians and their families, something I know is a very key priority and has been a very strong focus for the government of Premier Christie Clark.
    Surrey, British Columbia - 19 February 2015